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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

The Great Kills Swim Club that they're at in the movie is a real swim club on Staten Island. See more »

Goofs

When getting the alcohol for the party, the cops say "Leave the Syrah" but then take a bottle of white wine (probably chardonnay, by the bottle shape). See more »

Quotes

[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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Connections

Spoofed in Best Party Ever: Beer and Purge See more »

Soundtracks

Break It Off (Zshipps Remix)
Performed by FAWN
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A little like Red Oaks on Netflix
27 August 2016 | by saintgeneveiveSee all my reviews

This was not that bad of a movie. I liked that not all the characters were hypersexual and still had some innocence about them. I thought that having the main character getting ready to go to Harvard was a little overkill (just COLLEGE would have been enough), but then I read that writer Colin Jost went to Harvard and also grew up on Staten Island, so I presume this is an autobiographical hyperbole of his experience. His actual brother plays his police partner in the movie. I enjoyed seeing Fred Armison, Cecily Strong, Jim Gaffigan and some other familiar faces. The little kids added some sweetness. I personally don't relate to the weed jokes, but alcohol, yes. Mike O'Brien's character is reminiscent of Mr. Rooney in Ferris Buehler's Day Off. Will Forte also makes a memorable appearance.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Staten Island Summer See more »

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Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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