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Mid90s (2018)

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Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

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Jonah Hill

Writer:

Jonah Hill
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sunny Suljic ... Stevie
Katherine Waterston ... Dabney
Lucas Hedges ... Ian
Na-kel Smith ... Ray
Olan Prenatt ... Fuckshit
Gio Galicia ... Ruben
Ryder McLaughlin ... Fourth Grade
Alexa Demie ... Estee
Fig Camila Abner Fig Camila Abner ... Angela
Liana Perlich Liana Perlich ... Teresa
Ama Elsesser Ama Elsesser ... Zoe
Judah Estrella Borunda Judah Estrella Borunda ... Sam
Mecca Allen Mecca Allen ... Sara
Aramis Hudson Aramis Hudson ... Skate Shop Customer
Sonny Greenback Sonny Greenback ... 5-0 Kid
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Storyline

This movie follows a teenager named Stevie growing up in Los Angeles. He's struggling with his family, including his co-dependent single mom and his abusive older brother, and at school, where his richer friends seem to overlook him. When Stevie befriends a crew of skateboarders, he learns some tough lessons about class, race, and privilege. Written by Polly_Kat

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Taglines:

Fall. Get back up.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, sexual content, drug and alcohol use, some violent behavior/disturbing images - all involving minors | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mid90s See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$258,157, 21 October 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,362,439, 23 December 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Shot entirely on 16mm film. See more »

Goofs

The M-branded skateboard that Ray offers to Stevie is right side up, yet in one shot - the board's facing upside down. See more »

Quotes

Ruben: I'm skating like shit today, man.
Stevie: Looks cool to me.
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Crazy Credits

The A24 logo at the start of the film is made of skateboards. See more »


Soundtracks

Dance
Written by Renee Scroggins
Performed by Esg
Courtesy of By Pleasure of Fire Records Of London Limited
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Not reflective of skate culture
22 December 2018 | by tonystrickettSee all my reviews

No real plot or storyline, this movie is almost more of an attack on skateboarding culture and lifestyle. There's nothing here in the way of storyline so you're forced to endure Jonah Hills outsider view of what it is to be part of a skate crew. Cliche'd and just straight lame. They even tried to add in a "skate vid" they'd made which had no skating. This is a movie you'd expect from someone with zero experience in film and tv, plotless and without any story. Skateboarding isn't just degenerates getting drunk and acting like morons. It's a lifestyle that is filled with artists and dedicated athletes, it is a genuine blend of art and athletics, this movie is a disservice to skate culture and film.


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