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Mystery Team -- A trio of naive teenage sleuths attempt to solve a murder mystery in this trailer.

Overview

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Director:
Writers:
D.C. Pierson (screenplay) and
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Genre:
Tagline:
One big case. Zero clue.
Plot:
A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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User Reviews:
So super phenomenal!!!! See more (34 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Directed by
Dan Eckman 
 
Writing credits
D.C. Pierson (screenplay) and
Donald Glover (screenplay) and
Dominic Dierkes (screenplay)

Dan Eckman (story) and
Dominic Dierkes (story) and
Donald Glover (story) and
Meggie McFadden (story) and
D.C. Pierson (story)

Produced by
Dominic Dierkes .... executive producer
Dan Eckman .... executive producer
Alexis Fish .... line producer
Donald Glover .... executive producer
Meggie McFadden .... executive producer
Meggie McFadden .... producer
D.C. Pierson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Donald Glover (original score)
 
Cinematography by
Austin F. Schmidt 
 
Film Editing by
Dan Eckman 
 
Casting by
Jodi Collins 
 
Production Design by
Lisa Myers 
 
Art Direction by
D.C. Pierson (supervising art director)
 
Costume Design by
Kristen Koenig  (as Kristen Konzet)
 
Makeup Department
Natalie Cora .... key hair stylist
Natalie Cora .... key makeup artist
Natalie Cora .... special makeup effects artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Patrick Huber .... first assistant director
Tay Schumaker .... second assistant director
Amy Williams .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Joe James .... property master
Nicholas Lareau .... assistant property master
Cora Paradiso .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Bob Dziemian .... sound effects editor
Lou Esposito .... sound designer (2008)
Ryan Heiferman .... sound re-recording mixer
Keith Hodne .... dialog mixer
Matthew Janson .... sound mixer
Mike McVearry .... boom operator
Pete Nenortas .... boom operator
Loui Ramon .... foley artist
 
Visual Effects by
Alastor Arnold .... digital intermediate colorist
Michael DeBeer .... visual effects supervisor
D.C. Pierson .... end titles (as DC Pierson)
 
Stunts
John Schuman .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bryce Boucher .... electrician
Mark Brochu .... best boy grip
Fletcher Burns .... grip
Andrew P. Byrd .... grip
Jason Cleary .... camera technician
Beecher Cotton .... camera operator
Jeff Eckman .... behind-the-scenes videographer
Bernard Evans .... gaffer
Tom Fitzgerald .... jib dolly grip
Joe Giroux .... electrician
Afton Grant .... Steadicam operator
Ethan Gutt .... dolly grip
Marcos Herrera .... camera intern
James Lewis .... electrician
Lucas Loureiro .... second assistant camera
Branden James Maxham .... key grip (as Brandon James Maxham)
Brandon J. Meadows .... grip
Bryant Naro .... electrician
Carson Reaves .... first assistant camera
Robert Toth .... best boy electric
Wally Webber .... grip
Adam Wilkins .... grip
 
Casting Department
Jessica Rotondi .... casting assistant
John Sefel .... casting: New Hampshire
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jennifer Belkus .... additional wardrobe
Katrina Davis .... wardrobe captain
 
Editorial Department
Robbie Renfrow .... digital intermediate colorist
Max Wink .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Nicholas Barton .... production assistant
David Beede .... production assistant
Abby Dawson .... production accountant
Jeff Eckman .... production assistant
Jeff Eckman .... set medic
Ben Heald .... production assistant
Matt Hoffman .... production assistant
Heidi May Johnson .... production coordinator
Kyle Lafleur .... production assistant
Jason Mazzarino .... production assistant
Nick Packard .... production assistant
Ryan Sartor .... production assistant
John Schuman .... armorer
David Sidorov .... production assistant
Arnold Soko .... production assistant
Jack Wojchiehowski .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Gigi Causey .... thanks
Matt Newton .... the producers wish to thank (as Matthew Newton)
 

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Additional Details

MPAA:
Rated R for crude sexual content, nudity, language and some drug material
Runtime:
97 min | USA:105 min (Sundance Film Festival)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Certification:
Australia:MA (2010) | USA:R (certificate #45503)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Jason, Duncan and Charlie are in the strip club investigating the guy who got the ring, in the background you can hear a song playing. It is "Fire" off of Childish Gambino's (Donald Glover's artist name) mix tape Sick Boi.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the scene where the Mystery Team debate whether to take the murder case, Briana is missing from the background when the camera spins 360 degrees. In the next shot, she's back again. Similarly, when Kelly and Briana walk away later in the scene, the next shot shows the street they should be walking down, but they're already gone.See more »
Quotes:
Duncan:Sorry I'm late, everybody. My science teacher says my thesis needs to prove something... but I think listing all the dinosaurs proves there was a lot of dinosaurs.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Trainspotting (1996)See more »
Soundtrack:
The StandSee more »

FAQ

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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
So super phenomenal!!!!, 3 June 2010
Author: Caroline Anderson from United States

I loved it. Loved it all over. I was on the edge of my seat, but I kept falling over with laughter. It was written in a way that was perfectly suited to the comedic voices of Bobby Moynihan, Matt Walsh, Jon Daly, Aubrey Plaza, etc but still maintained a really strong voice in and of itself.

Gun to my head, if I had to criticize it, I would say I could have used more Ben Schwartz. But I feel that way about EVERYTHING........

So so so good. I cannot say enough good things about this movie!!!! I feel as though any negative reviewers on here probably wanted to see a simple, straight-forward comedy and that it is not. It is an ethically challenging movie with really artistic choices and deep belly uncontrollable laughs.

Enjoy.

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