MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,728 this week

Powder Blue (2009)

R  |   |  Drama  |  15 October 2009 (Kazakhstan)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 11,669 users  
Reviews: 59 user | 38 critic

Four Los Angelenos -- a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper -- are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 06 Jun 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 19 Dec 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 10 Feb 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 05 Jun 2013
 
a list of 41 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Powder Blue" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Powder Blue (2009)

Powder Blue (2009) on IMDb 6.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Powder Blue.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Glorious 39 (2009)
Drama | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The adopted daughter of a privileged British politician uncovers a family secret in the weeks leading up to World War II.

Director: Stephen Poliakoff
Stars: Romola Garai, Eddie Redmayne, Juno Temple
Like Minds (2006)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A forensic psychologist (Collette) is tasked with determining whether or not a minor should face murder charges for killing his schoolmate.

Director: Gregory Read
Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Sturridge, Toni Collette
Pope Joan (2009)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman of English extraction born in the German city of Ingelheim in the ninth century disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks.

Director: Sönke Wortmann
Stars: Johanna Wokalek, David Wenham, John Goodman
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.

Director: Udayan Prasad
Stars: William Hurt, Maria Bello, Kristen Stewart
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A reclusive American composer with an online following has a tentative romance with a beautiful social worker. This offers a glimmer of hope, but his mind fractures as the voices in his ... See full summary »

Directors: Youssef Delara, Victor Teran
Stars: Nikki Reed, Gina Rodriguez, Thomas Dekker
Feast of Love (2007)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. and is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.

Director: Robert Benton
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Radha Mitchell, Alexa Davalos
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story of what happens one day in New York when a young lawyer and a businessman share a small automobile accident on F.D.R. Drive and their mutual road rage escalates into a feud.

Director: Roger Michell
Stars: Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, Kim Staunton
Savage Grace (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies...

Director: Tom Kalin
Stars: Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Stephen Dillane
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility.

Director: Brian T. Jaynes
Stars: Brandon Slagle, Amanda Phillips, Van Quattro
Steel Dawn (1987)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.

Director: Lance Hool
Stars: Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, Anthony Zerbe
Becket (1964)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An English king comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's.

Director: Peter Glenville
Stars: Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud
Lovely Molly (2011)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Newlywed Molly moves into her deceased father's house in the countryside, where painful memories soon begin to haunt her.

Director: Eduardo Sánchez
Stars: Gretchen Lodge, Johnny Lewis, Alexandra Holden
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Slim (as Jeffrey Adam Baker)
...
Doctor Brooks
...
...
...
Bouncer
Edit

Storyline

Los Angelenos meet on Christmas Eve through chance, tragedy, and divine intervention. Velvet Larry is the sleazy owner of the strip club where the glamorous but struggling single mother Rose Johnny dances. Qwerty Doolittle is a shy young mortician who falls in love with her. Randall is the head of a corporate crime organization who tries to convince a former employee just released from prison not to seek vengeance on his former co-workers. Charlie is a suicidally depressed ex-priest. Lexus is a lonely transsexual prostitute who shares an unexpected bond with the former priest. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Hope is found in the darkest places See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 October 2009 (Kazakhstan)  »

Also Known As:

A kék szoba  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Forest Whitaker is the only one of the four main characters to not have blue eyes. He is also the only one to never enter the strip club where Rose-Johnny works. See more »

Goofs

The visible part of Jack's neck tattoo changes from a roundish, spider web-looking design, to what appears to the the tips of a flying creature's wings. See more »

Quotes

Jack Doheny: Just stop.
Rose Johnny: Are you afraid of me?
Jack Doheny: I'm old enough to be your father.
Rose Johnny: Most of them are.
See more »

Connections

References Annie Hall (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Meant to Hurt You
Written by Kuba Oms & Darren Glover
Performed by Kuba Oms
Courtesy of Digniti Recordings Ltd.
Under license from Digniti Recordings Ltd.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Quite good, despite a few cheesy scenes.
10 May 2009 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

My rating: 7.6

It was better than expected. It definitely reminded me of "Crash" and especially "The air I breathe" with multiple story's, drama and the city atmosphere, it has a similar feel to it.

Despite a few REALLY cheesy scenes in the end, it really was entertaining all the way trough. The acting was good, most noticeable by the mesmerizing Jessica Biel and the always strong actor Forrest Whittaker.

Biel has a few nudes scenes in the movie which was done very tasteful and very sexy ! and if you didn't think much of her before, you most like will be in love after watching her dance :-). Too bad this is probably the only thing this movie will be known for, as it lacks serious promotion and probably will go straight to DVD.

Hope it will do good, just spread the word I guess.

It should find it's indie audience I'm sure.


70 of 102 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How is anyone seeing the film when it is not in any theater? vanschell
Blue snow? howdytwo
Am I the only one... jerelvis
IMDB user review. Narcost23
DVD making of louise83
Discuss Powder Blue (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?