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The Hate U Give (2018)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama | 19 October 2018 (USA)
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Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.

Director:

George Tillman Jr.

Writers:

Audrey Wells (screenplay by), Angie Thomas (based upon the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amandla Stenberg ... Starr Carter
Regina Hall ... Lisa Carter
Russell Hornsby ... Maverick 'Mav' Carter
Anthony Mackie ... King
Issa Rae ... April Ofrah
Common ... Carlos
Algee Smith ... Khalil
Sabrina Carpenter ... Hailey
K.J. Apa ... Chris
Dominique Fishback ... Kenya
Lamar Johnson ... Seven Carter
TJ Wright ... Sekani
Megan Lawless ... Maya
Rhonda Johnson Dents ... Miss Rosalie
Tony Vaughn ... Mr. Lewis
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Storyline

Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Two worlds, one voice, no going back

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, some violent content, drug material and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hate U Give See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$512,035, 7 October 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$29,714,621, 13 January 2019
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Movie adaptation of Angie Thomas' book of the same name. See more »

Goofs

When driving in King's car there is a clock visible on the dash when King looks back to Starr. The time varies each time the clock is seen, with minutes passing when 1 sentence is spoken, and then the last sentence happens 10 minutes before the last but one sentence. See more »

Quotes

Carlos: [solemnly] It's a complicated world
Starr Carter: [dismissive] It's not that complicated
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Connections

References The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold You Down
Written by J Buttah, Emanny Salgado and Jadakiss
Performed by Jadakiss featuring Emanny
Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Yawn. Tired stereotypes; terrible film.
13 December 2018 | by pssiblekimSee all my reviews

Why propagate tired stereotypes? Why make more excuses? Why promote ignorance? This was filmed from a blatantly biased perspective and will do more harm than good. The screenplay, the acting, and the message are all subpar. And the grammar is absolutely deplorable. Sadly, this film does nothing but cause more division.


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