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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

R | | Comedy | 7 April 2016 (Russia)
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In 1980, a group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.

Director:

Richard Linklater
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2 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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

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From Writer/Director Richard Linklater Comes The Spiritual Sequel To Dazed and Confused 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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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, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,369,431, 15 May 2016
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Similarity to Dazed and Confused (1993): Both films feature a scene in which four characters marvel over a broken paddle in very similar ways. In Dazed and Confused, Pink points out that Benny's shop class paddle has a hairline fraction from an off screen freshman hazing. In Everybody Wants Some!!, Jake points out the split handle of McReynolds' ping pong paddle after he throws it in a rage. See more »

Goofs

Several of the video games shown in a bar scene date from the mid to late- 1980s. See more »

Quotes

Roper: [singing] I'm Rope a Dope. A proud Cherokee. I stay busy chopping girls' cherry trees. I'll show you my buns if the booze is free. Hands on the wheel and fondue my cheese. Hey, ladies, please pass me another. I'm not a rubber lover glover, I don't need no love buffer. I'ma do like Pete Ward and go undercover. Make a sister leave a brother. We goin' make a little trouble.
McReynolds: [exhales, speaking] You're the new guy?
Dale: [resuming song] Dale Douglas! Flier than a Cutlass Supreme. Southeast Texas Cherokees. ...
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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: Deaths-Head Revisited (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

My Sharona
Written by Doug Fieger, Berton Averre
Performed by The Knack
Published by Eighties Music (ASCAP) / Small Hill Music (ASCAP) courtesy of Reach Music Publishing Inc., Wise Brothers Music LLC
Courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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a bit too much of the college jock life
29 July 2016 | by dmuelSee all my reviews

Yes, the movie was realistic and there were a few, sparse moments of tenderness between Jake and his romantic interest, but I was disappointed by the imbalanced focus of this movie. As most college students, then and now, are not hardcore jocks, this is a skewed vision of college life in that era. We get scant input from other groups on campus.

Compared to Dazed and Confused, which featured a much broader spectrum of teenage life in the mid 70s, including jocks, budding intellectuals, burn-outs, etc., Everybody Wants Some is mainly focused on college jock life and the pervasive misogyny one might expect. At times insightful, and also humorous, the movie simply observes the lives of its characters. But it pales compared to its predecessor, and the overwhelming emphasis on the misogynistic and competitive sexual exploits of its characters tends to fracture and efface the movie's charms.


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