White Boy Rick is an American crime drama based on the true story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s. It explores the relationship between a blue-collar father and his teenage son, who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer before he was abandoned by his handlers and sentenced to life in prison.
Here’s how you can watch and stream White Boy Rick via streaming services such as Starz.
Is White Boy Rick available to watch via streaming?
Yes, White Boy Rick is available to watch via streaming on Starz.
Set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, the movie is about Richard Wershe Jr. who in the 1980s became the youngest FBI informant ever at the age of 14. It shows his real-life story of how he was arrested for cocaine possession and became the longest-serving non-violent juvenile offender in Michigan history after doing 32 years in prison, 27 of those years related to his drug arrest at 17 years old.
Matthew McConaughey starred as a single father Richard Wershe Sr. in White Boy Rick while the younger role of Ricky Wershe Jr. was played by Richie Merritt. The movie also has Bel Powley as Dawn Wershe, Jennifer Jason Leigh as FBI Agent Alex Snyder, Brian Tyree Henry as Detroit PD Vice Detective Mel ‘Roach’ Jackson, Rory Cochrane as FBI Agent Frank Byrd, RJ Cyler as Rudell ‘Boo’ Curry, Jonathan Majors as Johnny ‘Lil Man’ Curry, and many others.
Watch White Boy Rick streaming via Starz
White Boy Rick is available to watch on Starz. Starz is a premium streaming service offering a diverse range of movies, original series, and exclusive content. Gain access to a rich library of blockbuster films, acclaimed TV shows, and unique originals for an immersive entertainment experience.
You can watch via Starz by following these steps:
Go to Starz.com’s sign-up page.
Select either the six-month plan or the monthly plan
The standard rate for the six-month plan is $46, excluding any special offers
The standard for the monthly plan is $9.99 per month, excluding any special offers
Starz is also available as a Prime Video Channel, meaning that subscribers to the Amazon Prime Video service can also receive discounted access to Starz. The discounts offered vary throughout the year. You can sign up here.
White Boy Rick’s synopsis is as follows:
“The story of Richard Wershe Jr., a teenager who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s, and was ultimately arrested for drug trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.”
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