Running With Scissors

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.

  • Starring: Annette Bening, Joseph Cross, Gwyneth Paltrow and Brian Cox
  • Director(s): Ryan Murphy
  • Producer(s): Brad Grey, Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt
  • Screenwriter(s): Ryan Murphy
  • Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Animal Coordinator: World Wide Movie Animals
  • Release Date: Friday, September 22, 2006
  • Rating: Not Monitored: Production Compliant

Featured Animal Action

Safety Representatives were unable to directly supervise the animal action in Running with Scissors due to limited resources and/or scheduling conflicts. However, the production complied with all registration requirements, submitted a shooting script and relevant animal scheduling information, and provided a pre-release screening of the film, as requested by American Humane.