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Hick (2011)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 11 May 2012 (USA)
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A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas.

Director:

Derick Martini

Writers:

Andrea Portes (screenplay), Andrea Portes (novel)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Luli
Christopher Coakley ... Kid #1
Kelsey Walston Kelsey Walston ... Kid #2
Anson Mount ... Nick
Juliette Lewis ... Tammy
Tim Parati ... Male Barfly
Robert Baker ... Ray
Bob Stephenson ... Lux (as Robert J. Stephenson)
Eddie Redmayne ... Eddie
Blake Lively ... Glenda
Leon Lamar ... Clerk
Jonathan Cornick Jonathan Cornick ... Cop #2 (as Jon Cornick)
Brian Avery Galligan ... EMT
Shaun Sipos ... Blane
Dartanian Sloan ... Angel
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Storyline

A young teenage girl escapes her life in Nebraska and her alcoholic parents, taking a pistol along for the ride. Along the way she meets Glenda, who takes her under her wing. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Trouble travels together

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing content involving a teen, violence, drug use, language and drinking | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Chloe Grace was 13 while filming this movie See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Male student: [walking past her] Bar baby!
Female student: Yeah, I heard she was born in a bar.
Luli McMullen: [narrating] You could shake your knuckles at the sky. You could get mad and say, "I don't got nothing." You could get stuck.
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Connections

References Deliverance (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

I Fall To Pieces
Written by Hank Cochran and Harlan Howard
Performed by Patsy Cline
Courtesy of MCA Nashville
Under license from Universal Music Enterprise
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A good but tough watch.
16 June 2013 | by calebcunningham41See all my reviews

Out of all the movies I've seen this far in life, this has been one of the toughest so far. The screenplay was amazing. The casting was perfect. The plot was entertaining. BUT; in the end of it all, it's really hard to watch a young 13 year old girl go through so much pain at just that young age. It's a tough watch because this young girl has an awful life and tries her hardest to get away from it all but on the way to get away she gets caught up in some real adult places and situations that are quite disturbing for such a young girl. Hick is a good film, that is, if you like indie/rebel movies. There's a lot of good things/qualities in this film but, again, it's tough to watch. So because of all that I gave this a 6 out of 10. Keep in mind, this is a very believable story so it may be hard for some people to watch. It is the worth the time to watch but bare in mind that it is rated R for a good reason.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Reidsville, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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