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American Honey (2016)

R | | Drama | 14 October 2016 (UK)
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A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 12 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Crystal Ice ...
Katness (as Crystal B. Ice)
Veronica Ezell ...
QT (as Verronikah Ezell)
Chad Cox ...
Billy (as Chad McKenzie Cox)
Garry Howell ...
Austin
Kenneth Kory Tucker ...
Sean
Raymond Coalson ...
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Dakota Powers ...
Runt
Shawna Rae Moseley ...
Shaunte
Christopher David Wright ...
Riley
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Star, a teenage girl with nothing to lose, joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language throughout, drug/alcohol abuse-all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Dulzura americana  »

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$71,203 (USA) (30 September 2016)

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$662,786 (USA) (2 December 2016)
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Trivia

Was shot almost exclusively handheld. See more »

Goofs

After Jake steals the white Cadillac and hits the road, the right side mirror housing is blue. In a later shot it's white again - the same color as the rest of the car. See more »

Quotes

Krystal: Where's that accent from?
Star: Texas.
Krystal: So you're a southern girl. A real American honey like me. You know that song?
Star: No.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits, after the lead actor names, consist of a list of names, alphabetized by first name, with no indication of whether they are crew or cast -- no job titles or character names. And there are no opening credits. See more »

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Features The Wendy Williams Show (2008) See more »

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I Don't Dance
Written by Lee Brice, Rob Hatch and Dallas Davidson
Published by Two Chord Georgia Music/EMI Music Publishing Ltd. Universal/MCA Music Ltd.
Mike Curb Music (BMI), And Legends Of Magic Mustang Music (SESAC)
All rights on behalf of Mike Curb Music (Admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing CORP.)
All rights on behalf of Legends Of Magic Mustang Music (Admin. by W.B.M Music CORP.)
Performed by Lee Brice
Courtesy of Curb Records
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Total waste of time
22 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Do not waste your time watching this totally meaningless film.

I thought with the high user reviews, and with Shia LaBeouf in it, it might be worth watching. I was wrong! This is one of the worse films I've seen in years. There's really no story to this movie. I kept waiting for something to happen, nothing ever did. While the acting and directing are OK, the script is extremely lame. Why make it two and half hours long?! It could either go on forever or have ended in the middle of the film, it would NOT have make any difference.

A total waste of time in my opinion. How it got nominations and won several awards jut confuse the hell out of me.


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