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The Bling Ring (2013)

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Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

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Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

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Living the Dream, One Heist at a Time See more »

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for teen drug and alcohol use, and for language including some brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$212,537 (USA) (14 June 2013)

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$5,841,046 (USA) (6 September 2013)
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Emma Watson said she researched her role by watching "a ton of reality TV" including The Hills (2006) and Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2007). She also listened to Britney Spears's 'Femme Fatale' album to get into the mindframe of her character. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 10 mins) Nicki refers to her younger sister Emily, as "Gabby". The names of all the participants in the Bling Ring were changed for the film, but Gabby Neiers is the real person the character of Emily was based upon. See more »

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Rebecca: Let's go shopping!
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Featured in At the Movies: Episode #10.25 (2013) See more »

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Written by Azealia Banks and Jef Martens
Performed by Azealia Banks featuring Jef Martens (as Lazy Jay)
Courtesy of Interscope Records / Be Yourself Catalogue BV
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Not enough material
2 October 2013 | by (France) – See all my reviews

For someone who knows a bit the true story on which it is based, the movie absolutely puts no new perspective on the facts themselves or the members of the Bling Ring. The script consists of an extremely redundant succession of burglaries, punctuated by a few excerpts from interviews which unsubtly try to explain the motivations of those teenagers. The plot lacks substance, there is almost no dramatic tension, and even the atmosphere, one of Coppola's work's most appealing aspect, has here trouble establishing itself and carrying away the viewer. The movie gets boring quite quickly and after an hour, it seems two have passed. In the end, it is not sure that this story deserved a feature.


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