In 1980, a group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.

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Richard Linklater
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Blake Jenner ... Jake
Juston Street ... Jay
Ryan Guzman ... Roper
Tyler Hoechlin ... McReynolds
Wyatt Russell ... Willoughby
Glen Powell ... Finnegan
Temple Baker ... Plummer
J. Quinton Johnson ... Dale
Will Brittain ... Beuter
Courtney Tailor Courtney Tailor ... Sorority Girl #1
Taylor Murphy ... Sorority Girl #2
Christina Burdette ... Cute Coed #1
Zoey Deutch ... Beverly
Sophia Ali ... Beverly's Roommate
Austin Amelio ... Nesbit
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Storyline

In Texas in the fall of 1980, college freshman Jake Bradford, a hotshot pitcher in high school, moves into an off-campus house with other members of the college baseball team. He meets several teammates, including his roommate Billy, who has been nicknamed "Beuter" because of his Deep Southern accent. He joins Finnegan, Roper, Dale, and Plummer cruising the campus by car, looking for women..

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Here for a Good Time Not a Long Time See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, sexual content, drug use and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Wigwam Server Kay Epperson's second film with Linklater; she previously appeared in "Bernie" (2011). See more »

Goofs

When Jake goes to class after his night with Beverly, a man with white hair approaches the door, then is shown approaching the same door again. See more »

Quotes

Jay: I'm too philosophical for this shit!
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits have a rap by all team members halfway through the credits. They show the whole Sound Machine set and some backstage areas. See more »

Connections

References The Twilight Zone: The Silence (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Bad (I'm Nationwide)
Written by Frank Beard (as Frank Lee Beard), Billy Gibbons, and Dusty Hill (as Joe Michael Hill)
Performed by ZZ Top
Published by Music of Stage Three c/o BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV licensing
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Hated it (at first glance). It grew on me (while watching)
30 December 2016 | by timschreierSee all my reviews

I had great hopes for this, ,knowing Linklater's work. I had great expectations also because I anticipated seeing "my" college era and experience through his lens and view. It did not resonate but I was never a part of a Fraternity or clique. What did sink in and where the movie turned for me was the realization that this was a film about discovery and how this group of misfits are finding their own identity. Once I got over the "Jock Talk" and realized that fact, I started to really like this movie. It was an interesting choice to select a group of Baseball players to serve as the vehicle to discovery and identity. It turned out this film did, in fact, resonate with me as I was a loner in college who had many friends who "belonged" to various groups, never once considering myself a part of any particular group. That diversity was one of the best value propositions I got out of my college experience. The quest for diversity was very well presented in this movie picture show.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2016 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Dazed and Confused 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

San Marcos, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$312,355, 3 April 2016

Gross USA:

$3,400,278

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,644,472
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1.85 : 1
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