Up 244,645 this week

What's the Use? (2015)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(awaiting 5 votes)
Reviews: write review

In this over-caffeinated black comedy, a teenage girl revisits the hot summer night she went on a manhunt for a loan shark, in order to save her junkie father's life.



0Check in

Fall TV: 15 Returning TV Shows Worth Binge Watching

Which returning shows do we recommend binging on? We've picked out 15 great options for you. Read this and more lists in our Fall TV section.

Read our list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 653 titles
created 16 Jun 2014
a list of 4105 titles
created 28 Jul 2014
list image
a list of 151 titles
created 11 months ago
list image
a list of 287 titles
created 7 months ago

Related Items

Search for "What's the Use?" on

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of What's the Use?.


Credited cast:
Amalia Sermini ...
Noel Gaulin ...
Jorge Sermini ...
Alex Cogburn ...
Carole Metellus ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kim Adams ...
JC's Woman Betty
Shelton Alexander ...
Opera Guy
Jeremy Beard ...
Commercial Dude
Zoe Beard ...
Egg Punk Girl 1
Kelli Bland ...
Blue Party Girl
Linda Bolton ...
Angry Passerby
Jen Brown ...
Dancing Passerby
Liz Buhay ...
Asian Porn Chat Queen
Matt Call ...


Seventeen year-old Sara defends her pride, and her tidy dishwashing station, from a career-oriented greasy spoon waitress and her potty mouth. In the gymnastics of her self defense, she recalls the surreal night only a few years ago when she had come home to live with her father, Tony, a skinny loser of a man fresh out of rehab. Determined to start their lives over, he throws her a birthday, only to have it wrecked by Shy, a dangerous loan shark out to collect his debt. The threat? Tony owes him repayment by noon the next day... or else. Pissed by her father's passive retreat into his bedroom, Sara sets off to find Shy and take care of her father's debt on her own terms. On her journey through the heat of the 4th of July in Austin, Texas, she meets a love-starved perfectionist, a professional Love Guru, and an eccentric planning a painless suicide. Finally reaching Shy, he pushes her fragile ego to the very edge, where she is forced to finally see her family's dark secret and realize ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis



Official Sites:




Release Date:

1 January 2015 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:




Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


CSK (Cigarette Stained Kisses)
Written and performed by MoonRunners
Published by Maori Music Publishing Limited
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss What's the Use? (2015) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: