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Struck by Lightning -- After being struck and killed by lightning, a young man recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine.
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Director:
Writer:
Chris Colfer (written by)
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Release Date:
11 January 2013 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A personal raincloud can be deadly...
Plot:
A young man recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
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User Reviews:
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Rebel Wilson ... Malerie Baggs

Chris Colfer ... Carson Phillips

Allison Janney ... Sheryl Phillips

Scott Bailey ... Officer Murray
Donna Ann Ward ... Officer #2 (as DonnaAnn Ward)
Amy Nabors ... Reporter
Benjamin Byram ... Singer #1
Jonathan Byram ... Singer #2

Frank Noel ... Pastor
Luke Lewis ... Youngest Carson
Jenny Herrick ... First Grade Teacher

Dermot Mulroney ... Neal Phillips

Polly Bergen ... Grandma

Adam Kolkin ... Young Carson
Jay Malone ... Algebra Teacher

Roberto Aguire ... Emilio

Kyle Burch ... Riley
Mikendra McCoy ... Science Teacher
Melissa Schwolow ... Jessica McCoy

Angela Kinsey ... Counselor

Ashley Rickards ... Vicki Jordan

Matt Prokop ... Dwayne Michaels

Sarah Hyland ... Claire Mathews

Allie Grant ... Remy Baker
Lauren Lopez ... Celibacy Club Girl

Graham Rogers ... Scott Thomas

Robbie Amell ... Justin Walker

Carter Jenkins ... Nicholas Forbes

Christina Hendricks ... April
Sheku Kowai ... Pharmacist

Michael Rivkin ... Attorney

Jason Michael Berman ... History Teacher

Brad William Henke ... Principal

Ken Marino ... Dr. Wealer

Charlie Finn ... Coach Colin Walker

Ginifer King ... Ms. Hastings
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Samuel DeClan Anderson ... Little boy (uncredited)

Max Aria ... Jock (uncredited)

Russell Becker ... Satanfest Attendee (uncredited)

Corina Boettger ... Celibacy Club Member (uncredited)

Matt Harding ... Satan Fest Guy (uncredited)

Desirae Linz ... Popular Girl (uncredited)

Savannah Rae Linz ... Emilio's girlfriend (uncredited)

Dawn Morrow ... Melissa (uncredited)

Jennifer Skiffington ... Cheerleader #2 (uncredited)

London Vale ... Riley (uncredited)
Natalie Vindivich ... Sarah (uncredited)
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Directed by
Brian Dannelly 
 
Writing credits
Chris Colfer (written by)

Produced by
Roberto Aguire .... producer (as Rob Aguire)
Monica Aguirre Diez Barroso .... co-producer
Jason Michael Berman .... executive producer
Mia Chang .... producer
Chris Colfer .... executive producer
Lawrence M. Kopeikin .... executive producer
Steve Longi .... co-producer
Chris Mangano .... associate producer
Mark Moran .... co-producer
David Permut .... producer
Glenn Rigberg .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jake Monaco 
 
Cinematography by
Bobby Bukowski 
 
Film Editing by
Tia Nolan 
 
Casting by
Anya Colloff 
Michael V. Nicolo 
 
Production Design by
Linda Burton 
 
Set Decoration by
Melisa Jusufi 
 
Costume Design by
Wendy Chuck 
 
Makeup Department
Brian Steven Banks .... key hair stylist
Shian S. Banks .... hair stylist
Jill Crosby .... hair stylist: Allison Janney
Cindy Escalante .... assistant makeup artist
Laura Leppanen .... makeup artist
Denise Paulson .... makeup department head
Thea Samuels .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Mark Moran .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aaron Penn .... second second assistant director
Drew Ann Rosenberg .... first assistant director
Christopher Wolfe .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Tammie Childress .... leadman
Andrew Georgopoulos .... set dresser
Tina Grant .... assistant property master
Mimi Jensen .... art production assistant
Melissa Long .... art intern
Chris Ridino .... on-set dresser
Palmer Schallon .... property master
Sheku .... art production assistant
Vincent Yague .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Peter S. Carlstedt .... adr mixer
Joe Dzuban .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe Dzuban .... supervising sound editor
Justin Dzuban .... dialogue editor
Stefan Fraticelli .... foley artist
Clark King .... sound mixer
Nick King .... boom operator
Ryan Lukasik .... foley assistant
Craig Mann .... sound re-recording mixer
John Sievert .... foley artist
Randy Wilson .... foley mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Kyle Belko .... compositor
Ryan Egan .... compositor
Evan Ghigliotty .... compositor
Nick Hamer .... compositor
George Loucas .... visual effects supervisor
Jessie Mizrahi .... visual effects producer: Baked FX
 
Stunts
Lynne Jacobellis .... stunt choreographer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jason Alegre .... digital loader
Brant Beland .... gaffer
Paul Brown .... company electric
Bobby Bukowski .... director of photography
Johanna Cerati .... second assistant camera
Danny Dougherty .... dolly grip
John Gardiner .... epk videographer
Ryan Girkins .... grip
Suzanne Houchin .... still photographer (as Suzanne Seagrave-Houchin)
Gavin Kelly .... additional photography
Justin Kemper .... best boy electric
Joel Marich .... company electric
John Paul Meyer .... first assistant camera
Paul Samaniego .... best boy electric
Paul Samaniego .... key grip
Jeff Webster .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Heidi Joline .... extras casting
Mike Passine .... extras casting
Guy Yosub .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Serena Duffin .... costume assistant
Heidi Leigh Hanson .... costumer
Heidi Leigh Hanson .... set costumer
Jennifer Herrenkohl .... wardrobe intern
Juliette Lunger .... costume assistant
Alicia Joy Rydings .... costumer
Lane Stewart .... costume supervisor
Lisa Tatum .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Damian Drago .... title design
Taylor Mahony .... digital intermediate editor
Michael Mintz .... digital color timer
Sebastian Perez-Burchard .... digital intermediate editor
Lorena Talpan .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Christophe Beck .... score produced by
Leo Birenberg .... score coordinator
Lindsay Fellows .... music supervisor
Steve Kaplan .... additional score recording
Matt Shelton .... music editor
Casey Stone .... music scoring mixer
 
Transportation Department
George Geminiano .... transportation coordinator
Michael Whitney .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Aron Baumel .... lawyer
Weston Bradley .... production assistant
Kyle Burch .... stand-in
Jean-Luc Charboneau .... intern
J.R. Cox .... production intern
J.R. Decampos .... craft service
Danny Donahue .... set production intern
Danielle Druz .... stand-in
Malcolm Duncan .... production assistant
Sendeu Flippin .... set production assistant
Mike Groner .... insurance broker
Bridgette Kelley .... script supervisor
Michael Matzur .... production intern
Molly Moran .... production coordinator
Stuart Neumann .... location manager
Colin O'Rourke .... set production assistant
Paul C. Rademacher .... production assistant
Paul C. Rademacher .... stand-in
Mandana Rothschild .... stand-in
Arpy Sarkissian .... assistant to director
Megan Shaffer .... assistant production coordinator
Jette Sorensen .... production accountant
Douglas R. Stone .... lawyer (as Douglas Stone)
Allison Sylvia .... production assistant
Justin Trimm .... set production assistant
Donna Ann Ward .... stand-in
Rebel Wilson .... hand held video
Lynne Jacobellis .... choreographer (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Andy Coleman .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
Andy Corren .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
Beverly Dannelly .... the director would like to thank
Grant Dannelly .... the director would like to thank
James DeLorean .... special thanks
Danny Donahue .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
Earl Dumler .... the director would like to thank (as Earle Dumler)
Lisa Gillespie .... the director would like to thank
Asher Goldstein .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
Crystal Grooms .... special thanks
Chris Henze .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
Daniel Hogdon .... the director would like to thank
Christie Hsiao .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
David Katsman .... special thanks
Casey McCorkindale .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
Ann Murphy .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
Maren Olson .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
George Rickles .... the director would like to thank
Chris Rosas .... the filmmakers wish to extend their special thanks: to the following for their contribution to the making of this film
 

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90 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Rebel Wilson was cast the day before filming began. Casting director, Michael V. Nicolo, had a dream about her in the role of Malerie and she came in to audition the next day.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The modifications of the "Literary magazine submissions" box change when Malerie and Carson speak.See more »
Quotes:
Carson Phillips:'Life comes at you fast, it hits you and tries to escape and be expressed in any way possible. In a way, it's a lot like... lightningSee more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Play That Funky Music White BoySee more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
review, 23 June 2013
Author: shalaunn

This Movie was Horrible, (read entire review) the ending made me cry non stop. my bf thought one of my family members died. I Really loved this movie I haven't cried that much from a movie since watching Les miserables. I was kidding about it being horrible. 2 thumbs up. absolutely fantastic. And as a Glee fan I loved seeing Chris Colfer be this smart ass writer. And Rebel Wilson Fantastic as always. But seriously I'm still sobbing as i write this. I knew he died in the beginning but after watching the sequence of events that lead up to it, I was heart broken. When Carson's(Chris Colfer) mother called his phone repeatedly after the news of his death i yelled at the screen telling her to stop. because it was too painful for her to call and get no response time after time. Devastating lost

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