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Staten Island Summer (2015)

R | | Comedy | 30 June 2015 (USA)
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Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.

Director:

Rhys Thomas

Writer:

Colin Jost

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Graham Phillips ... Danny Campbell
Zack Pearlman ... Frank Gomes
Ashley Greene ... Krystal Manicucci
Bobby Moynihan ... Skootch
John DeLuca ... Anthony
Cecily Strong ... Mary Ellen
Michael Patrick O'Brien ... Chuck
Fred Armisen ... Victor
Jackson Nicoll ... Wendell
Gina Gershon ... Ms. Greeley
Penny Marshall ... Dolores
Kate Walsh ... Danny's Mom
Jim Gaffigan ... Danny's Dad
Katie Cockrell ... Rachel
Kellie Cockrell ... Rebecca
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Storyline

Danny, Frank, and the rest of the life guards at the Great Kills Swim Club decide to throw a killer party and hook up Danny with his childhood babysitter on his last weekend in town. Meanwhile, Chuck, the pool manager is the trying to shut them down. Written by Bobby Powell

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No Regrets

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality/nudity, crude humor and language throughout, drug content and partying - all involving teens. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man appears as Konko the Ice Cream man. Method Man and his fellow Wu members hail from New York, some from Staten Island specifically. The Wu members reference Staten Island in several songs and have nicknamed the borough as Shaolin. Method Man also supplies the hook on the song "Ice Cream" off of the album "Only Built for Cuban Lynx" by fellow Wu member Raekwon. See more »

Goofs

When the NYPD officer gives the Glock handgun to the female party goer (at the pool party) he states, "It's safe, the safety is on." Then proceeds to manually "click" on the safety. Glocks do not have external safety toggle switches of any kind. See more »

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[first lines]
Danny Campbell: [narrating] I grew up in Staten Island New York. It might not sound like it, but I did. For those of you who don't know, Staten Island is like Brooklyn and New Jersey had a baby. A baby that would up to be either a cop, or a fireman. And you know, some how it gets a bad rap, but really it's just like any other suburb. I mean, sure it looks like this
[tightly packed houses]
Danny Campbell: , and this
[store fronts]
Danny Campbell: . But what most people don't realize is that Staten Island also looks like this
[...]
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Cloud 69
Written by Lowell (uncredited)
Performed by Lowell
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Not bad - just not really good
14 August 2015 | by jessewillmanSee all my reviews

Staten Island Summer is a very generic teen movie. It has a cheesy plot line, a very specific audience that will enjoy it, and some humor inserted into it that some find funny, while others hate it.

It is a movie that, like nearly every other teen movie, has a character battling through his late teens. Women, sex, and friendships are all a huge part of the movie.

Regardless of all previously mentioned, I still did not find Staten Island Summer to be a bad movie. It had its moments. There were a lot of foreseeable things that you might notice very early on in the movie, but you still have some things that you might not expect. There are a couple of genuinely funny scenes, although a couple of them own a rather blunt taste of humor that at least did not make me really laugh.

For fans of teen movies, Staten Island Summer is a good choice, although there are many better. It is best described as a rather lame and not as funny version of American Pie, but some might really enjoy the humor - and some might actually find the plot to be good.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Datasat | Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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