MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,507 this week

The Blue Hour (2007)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 170 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Several strangers in Los Angeles weave their stories of loss and hope, not knowing that their lives have brushed up against each others in small but sometimes profound ways.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 29 Aug 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 02 Sep 2012
 
list image
a list of 119 titles
created 25 Aug 2013
 
list image
a list of 411 titles
created 21 Sep 2013
 
a list of 1051 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Blue Hour" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Blue Hour (2007)

The Blue Hour (2007) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Blue Hour.
2 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cain and Abel (2006)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The zany adventures of two undercover Hollywood cops, Malcolm Cain and John Abel.

Director: Shane Woodson
Stars: Shane Woodson, Terrence Flack, Christy Oldham
Pathology (2008)
Crime | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A group of medical students devise a deadly game: to see which one of them can commit the perfect murder.

Director: Marc Schölermann
Stars: Alyssa Milano, Milo Ventimiglia, Keir O'Donnell
Hide (2008)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A modern day Bonnie and Clyde - with a twist - that follows two lovers down a path of destruction, mayhem, and murder as they live in a world where it is acceptable to take whatever they want with murderous consequences.

Director: K.C. Bascombe
Stars: Rachel Miner, Christian Kane, Polly Shannon
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A girl from high society joins an all-male expedition to Alaska during the 1899 gold rush.

Director: John Power
Stars: Alyssa Milano, Bruce Campbell, Stan Cahill
Cult (2007)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Cult

Director: Joe Knee
Stars: Taryn Manning, Rachel Miner, Joel Michaely
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

"Guy in Row Five" is a comedy about a dreamer named Thess who moves to Hollywood to become a star. He lands a job as an extra on the hit TV series "Rodeo Nights". After pestering his way in... See full summary »

Directors: Jonathon E. Stewart, Phil Thurman
Stars: Bobby Field, Clare Kramer, Colin Ferguson
Still Green (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

The summer of their senior year, ten best friends rent a beach house for one last week before separating for college. A tragic accident in the ocean changes and tests their friendship. In ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Artigo
Stars: Sarah Jones, Ryan Kelley, Douglas Spain
Hugo Pool (1997)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.

Director: Robert Downey Sr.
Stars: Alyssa Milano, Mark Boone Junior, Malcolm McDowell
Fatwa (2006)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.

Director: John Carter
Stars: Lacey Chabert, John Doman, Lauren Holly
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Attractive but warped college co-ed Sabrina resorts to lying, cheating, blackmailing, seduction and manipulation to get what she wants.

Director: Uli Edel
Stars: Jamie Luner, Alyssa Milano, Brian Bloom
Romantically Challenged (TV Series 2010)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Rebecca is a recently divorced single mom attorney in Pittsburgh who hasn't dated "since Bill Clinton was president".

Stars: Alyssa Milano, Kyle Bornheimer, Josh Lawson
To Brave Alaska (TV Movie 1996)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

True story of a yuppie couple's Alaskan trip turning into a wilderness survival struggle.

Director: Bruce Pittman
Stars: Alyssa Milano, Cameron Bancroft, Winston Rekert
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Anabella
...
Bar Singer
...
Sal
Catherine Garedakis ...
Pharmacist
...
Young Ethel
...
Tello
Sophia Malki ...
Heidi
...
Neto
Vanessa McCaffrey ...
Punk Armenian Girl
...
Jimmy
...
...
Julie
...
Humphrey
...
Ridley's Mom
Larry Wang Parrish ...
Chinese store owner
Edit

Storyline

Four stories that examine the everyday lives of ordinary Los Angelenos: "ISLAND IN THE RIVER" introduces Happy, a withdrawn teenage girl with a passion for spray paint and Hip Hop. On the concrete banks of the Los Angeles river, her graffiti masterpiece is being created, a vision of Payasa, the weeping clown. At home, her mom and mom's boyfriend fight over money. At school, she is chased home by boys who hate her otherness. But in the river, there is yet another "other", Sal Marino homeless and so disconnected from normal life that she can not hear him while she paints her private vision. That is, until it is too late. "A WARM PLACE" introduces Avo and his wife Allegra who lived with their daughter across the river on the East Bank. "Lived" because their daughter recently drowned in the river, and with it the very spark that made their married life possible. Together, they must find a way back to "a warm place." "THE HEALER" introduces Ridley who is called home to Los Angeles to ... Written by anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

| | | |

Release Date:

13 July 2008 (Armenia)  »

Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

There is very little dialog in this movie. The first lines, (other than indistinct background sounds), come in minute 15, when a radio announcer reports news about an incident that Happy has just witnessed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Radio Announcer: A homeless man was killed yesterday in a hit and run incident, which took place in the 600 block of Hollydale, near the Los Angeles River. The man has been identified as Salvatore Marino. Marino was an astronomy professor at Cal Tech, and had been missing for several years. He died at the scene.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Allemaal film: De amerikaanse droom (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Mariachi El Romero
Arranged and Performed by Cruz Romero
Courtesy of Julio Romero
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A true film about Los Angeles and how we don't know our neighbors.
7 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very moving film. I really enjoyed it. All the actors were excellent! I especially liked the music and the story between the Armenian parents. The images of the Los Angeles river were really beautiful set against the freeway. I've never seen a film like this with so little dialog yet I hardly noticed. I hear it will screen again in Los Angeles on November 3rd. I definitely would like to see it again because it's the kind of film that you want to watch more than once to really understand it. I thought it was much more original than Crash. I see others that haven't seen it compare it to Crash. I can tell you after seeing it there is very little comparison. This is really a story about the people that live in east- side of Los Angeles. Crash focused more on the west side of the city.


18 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Almost Like Crash? FutureAuthoress
Release Date Lori_Lou
First Reviews dah_zee_13
Is it released? Peter-174
DVD is out!!! dorfilms
Variety Review Online October 2nd, 2007 lynnette-ramirez
Discuss The Blue Hour (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?