Jack & Diane (2012)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Romance  |  20 April 2012 (USA)
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Diane's feelings for Jack -- the girl she met over the summer -- begin to manifest themselves in terrifying ways when she learns that her friend will soon be moving away.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane / Karen
Jackson Ning ...
Bus Driver
Business Lady (as Samantha Anderson Ives)
Anika Jennie Ji ...
Thysson George Williams ...
Club Smoker
Cab Driver
Aunt Linda
Jack's Mom
Zohren Weiss ...
Punk Kid
Hayley Hunt ...
Punk Kid's Girl


Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Diane's charming innocence quickly begins to open Jack's tough skinned heart. But, when Jack discovers that Diane is leaving the country in a week she tries to push her away. Diane must struggle to keep their love alive while hiding the secret that her newly awakened sexual desire is giving her werewolf-like visions. Written by filmsalt.com

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Love is a monster.


Drama | Horror | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content including nudity and an assault, bloody violence, language and drinking - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 April 2012 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$294 (USA) (2 November 2012)


$1,041 (USA) (9 November 2012)

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1.85 : 1
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The first choices for lead roles were Juno (2007) co-stars Ellen Page and Olivia Thirlby. See more »


Jack: I more than like you. I just wanna like unzip my body and put you in there.
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Performed by Kylie Minogue
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Weak Storyline, Poor Script, at least great soundtrack!
25 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

Wow this was an epic failure on the part of the director. The movie was a roller-coaster of emotions that never made sense or came together towards the end of the film. The irony of the film is that he was trying to tell a story about first love, yet the dialogue between the supposed two in love was poor or nonexistent. There was no special bond shown on screen at all which left the audience even more confused after the movie was over. Moreover, there was no character development conveyed throughout the film which would have helped us believe more that the two were falling in love.

And yes, is this a film about love, horror, tragedy, or comedy? Who knows? The one thing I enjoyed was the soundtrack and music selection.

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