The Descendants
Descendants film poster
5 Nominations / 1 Win
Year 2011
Director Alexander Payne
Writer Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Alexander Payne
Starring George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy Greer, Beau Bridges
84th Academy Awards

The Descendants is a 2011 comedy-drama film starring George Clooney based on the novel of the same name by Kaui Hart Hemmings.




Matt King George Clooney an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.


The Descendants - Trailer01:49

The Descendants - Trailer



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