6.1/10
219
2 user 3 critic

Blackbird (2007)

Not Rated | | Drama | 12 March 2007 (USA)
A teen runaway falls in love with a fellow heroin junkie. But the two are far too deep in their drug addictions for love to offer any hope.

Director:

Adam Rapp

Writer:

Adam Rapp
Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ALL
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed ... See full summary »

Director: Noah Buschel
Stars: Michael Shannon, Frank Wood, Amy Ryan
Nonames (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

About a tight group of friends living in a small, forgotten, Wisconsin town. The story revolves around Kevin and his fight to find a new life for himself after 30 years of going nowhere.

Director: Kathy Lindboe
Stars: James Badge Dale, Gillian Jacobs, Barry Corbin
Return (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A soldier returns to her family, friends, and old job after a tour of duty, though she finds herself struggling to find her place in her everyday life.

Director: Liza Johnson
Stars: Linda Cardellini, Michael Shannon, John Slattery
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Newlyweds Alex and Alice host a New Year's Eve party for their closest friends at a remote cabin in the mountains. However, when an unexpected guest shows up, the group's facades begin to crumble.

Director: Joseph Infantolino
Stars: Dagmara Dominczyk, Paul Fitzgerald, Dominic Fumusa
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A biography of American poet Hart Crane who committed suicide at the age of 32 by jumping off the steamship SS Orizaba.

Director: James Franco
Stars: James Franco, Michael Shannon, Stacey Miller
Pet (2016)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A psychological thriller about a man who bumps into an old crush and subsequently becomes obsessed with her, leading him to hold her captive underneath the animal shelter where he works. ... See full summary »

Director: Carles Torrens
Stars: Dominic Monaghan, Ksenia Solo, Jennette McCurdy
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In New York City in 1980, Dexter Mitchell plays half-willing big brother to his neighbors, a trio of exchange students from the People's Republic of China.

Director: Shimon Dotan
Stars: Ryan O'Nan, Leonardo Nam, Gillian Jacobs
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Director: Jim Jarmusch
Stars: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Tale of life, love and the pursuit of happiness... in Cleveland. Nine vignettes about love: an old war hero defends the honor and memory of a long-lost love; a man's past comes to light in ... See full summary »

Directors: Jamie Babbit, Robert C. Banks, and 5 more credits »
Stars: Busy Philipps, Gillian Jacobs, Patrick Antone
Building Girl (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Meet Colin Vesti, an aspiring writer working as a book publisher's gopher. Colin's life is jolted when his best friend Nick, and his dad/roommate arrange for a not-so-romantic dinner for ... See full summary »

Director: Shari L. Carpenter
Stars: John Boyd, Gillian Jacobs, Michael Mosley
Marvelous (2006)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Síofra Campbell
Stars: Martha Plimpton, Annabella Sciorra, Ewen Bremner
Water I (2004)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

...On an East Coast Island off season, a woman's naked and badly beaten body washes ashore. Jessy Turner , the sister of the murdered woman, comes to the island to identify her sister's ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Houlton
Stars: Johnny Davidson, Googy Gress, Savannah Haske
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Stephen Adly Guirgis ... Mercato
Guy Boyd ... Landlord
Ross Brodar ... Artist poker player
Kristina Dargelyte Kristina Dargelyte ... Bartender
Christopher Denham ... Clarke
Danny Hoch ... Pinchback
Gillian Jacobs ... Froggy
Emily Cass McDonnell
Robert Oppel ... Skateboarder
Annie Parisse ... Angie
Anthony Rapp
Michael Shannon ... Murl
Paul Sparks ... Baylis
Guy Van Swearingen Guy Van Swearingen
Gary Wilmes ... Jelco
Edit

Storyline

In 1990s New York City, teen runaway Froggy is caught in the throes of heroin addiction as she falls in love with a fellow junky, war veteran Baylis. The couple finds comfort in each other, yet they are already far too deep in a wild downward spiral

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$475,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Uncomfortable but rewarding reviewing
28 August 2007 | by scotty g-1See all my reviews

Managed to see this film at the Edinburgh film festival. Roller-coaster ride of emotions, uplifting in parts, haunting in others, it is not a film to view lightly. Great performances by the lead actors, utterly convincing which adds to the weight and subject matter.

Went along without knowing anything about the plot and I won't give Adapated from a stage play, the dialogue is excellent and draws you into the lives of characters each missing something from their lives.

Few films have made me think as much about the ending and the sequences that unfold as Blackbird has even though it was over 9 days since I saw it.


17 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed