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The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)

R | | Drama | 25 January 2013 (USA)
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A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.

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A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.

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Only the strong Rise Above.

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Rated R for language, some drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »
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A Inevitável Derrota de Mister & Pete  »

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$254,279 (USA) (11 October 2013)

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$487,348 (USA) (25 October 2013)
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Jacob Sullivan was once attached to direct, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

Quotes

Mister: I'll be back for you.
Pete: Promise?
Mister: I promise.
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References The Shawshank Redemption (1994) See more »

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Quiet Dog Bite Hard
Written by Jean Daval and Dante Smith
Performed by Mos Def
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If you want to get in touch with your inner poverty
27 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Poor minorities forced to struggle while trying to survive is what you have to look forward too. When children are involved, it hits home a little harder. The subject matter is no stranger to us. The Grapes of Wrath is where Steinbeck took us and we got large doses of prejudice, poverty and hopelessness delivered to us in a book and movie form. Here however we are exposed to the grittiness and underside of the problem mixed with crime and degradation through drug addiction to make the poverty point. I am sure anyone watching this may have a flashback or two of their own upbringing and either say I can relate or there go I but for the grace of God. It will move you that way. The young stars did excellent job and not once did they stare into the camera or let you believe they were acting. You were living it as they were and that is worth a mention. Yes to seeing this movie and it is worth the price of a ticket. Yes to definitely having a snack, tasty drink and finger foods. Parts will move you and cause you to really know...this is real and because of that may be lightly disturbing for some...Good because that is how change comes about


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