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10 Years (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 5 October 2012 (USA)
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The night of their high school reunion, a group of friends realize they still haven't quite grown up in some ways.

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Jamie Linden

Writer:

Jamie Linden

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Channing Tatum ... Jake
Jenna Dewan ... Jess (as Jenna Dewan-Tatum)
Justin Long ... Marty
Max Minghella ... AJ
Oscar Isaac ... Reeves
Chris Pratt ... Cully
Ari Graynor ... Sam
Daniel Scott Lumpkin Jr. Daniel Scott Lumpkin Jr. ... Daniel
Lily Lumpkin Lily Lumpkin ... Lilly
Scott Porter ... Scott
Eiko Nijo ... Suki
Mike Miller ... Photographer
Brian Geraghty ... Garrity
Aubrey Plaza ... Olivia
Kelly Noonan ... Julie
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The night of their high school reunion, a group of friends realize they still haven't quite grown up in some ways.

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Taglines:

Who Got Fat? Who Didn't Change? Who Got Rich? Who Got Hot?

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, alcohol abuse, some sexual material and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

AJ's name tag reads "AJ Michalka". See more »

Quotes

Elise: It's pathetic I haven't heard you.
Reeves: It's not. No it's not. It's not pathetic. It just means that... that you're one of the few people here that's talking to me because of who I was, not because of who I am
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, there are clips from the hand-held video camera which filmed the night before the reunion. See more »

Connections

Featured in Maltin on Movies: Arbitrage (2012) See more »

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Oh Sh*t
Written by J. Swift (as John Martinez), Slim Kid 3, Imani (as Emamdu Wilcox) and Fatlip (as Derrick Stewart)
Performed by The Pharcyde
Courtesy of Delicious Vinyl
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Closely replicates the unintentional tension of a real reunion
21 December 2012 | by StevePulaskiSee all my reviews

High school reunions can be equal parts helpful to ones current life position and poisonous all the same for one specific reason and that is it gives them or their new significant other insight as to who they were and what they did during their four years in school. Reunions can be a fond look back on the naive days of adolescence, when you're in that very awkward position where you're not a child or an adult, yet you hopefully begin to act like and conduct yourself as one. Or they could be places where the reminder you receive about your past is an extremely embarrassing one that could potentially corrupt current personal feelings or even have the one you married walking out on you.

Some of these issues are touched on in writer/director Jamie Linden's 10 Years, a sweet and tender examination of several characters attending their ten year high school reunion. Headlining the picture here is Channing Tatum, in a relaxed, comfortable role, playing a man who has grown up to be quite successful with a beautiful wife (Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Tatum's real life wife) who attends his reunion to meet with her husband's old friends. HHe quickly meets Rosario Dawson, a gorgeous, now married woman, who he has fond memories of in high school, and proceeds to talk to her for the night.

Justin Long assumes a more outgoing, rambunctious role than usual, but no one here has quite the persona as Chris Pratt's character, an obnoxious man, who now must spend the reunion making amends with those he shamelessly bullied to get a laugh in high school. Other smaller side characters include the now pop singer Oscar Isaac and the goofy, but frequently funny Anthony Mackie, providing us with a melting pot of different talents at hand here, all of which given their own time to shine.

10 Years functions in one of the strangest ways any film this year has. It fluctuates between dull and uninteresting to beautifully entertaining. It may be similar to a real high school reunion, where you occasionally meet people you really like and others you can't tolerate. At times, I was very invested in these characters because it appears Linden gave sensitive thought and development to these characters and how they've gone through life in their own unique ways, while at other times, I was restless and hoping for something more compelling and perhaps immersing.

The cast is unanimously capable here, as they all juggle roles they've never been fully exposed to. Tatum, Long, Dawson, and Mackie provide well nuanced performances here that are likely to go under the radar by those who walk into 10 Years hoping for something a little like the ribald and unapologetic American Reunion. Entering with that mindset will be fatal on your behalf. This picture is to be appreciated in a totally different, more sensitive light than an American Pie picture.

Starring: Channing Tatum, Justin Long, Kate Mara, Chris Pratt, Scott Porter, Brian Geraghty, Anthony Mackie, Rosario Dawson, Oscar Isaac, Lynn Collins, Max Minghella, Juliet Lopez, Aaron Yoo, and Kelly Noonan. Directed by: Jamie Linden.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2012 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,707, 16 September 2012

Gross USA:

$203,373

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$285,984
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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