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Ricki and the Flash ()


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A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.

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Ricki
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Greg
Rick Rosas ...
Buster
Joe Vitale ...
Joe
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Billy
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Daniel
Peter C. Demme ...
Walt
Jim Roche ...
Provocative Dancer
Alexa Klienbard ...
Provocative Dancer
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Sharon
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Whitey
Jim Wheeler ...
Elvis Guy (as Big Jim Wheeler)
Brooklyn Demme ...
Salt Well Drinker
Eamon O'Rourke ...
Salt Well Dancer
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Troy (as Aaron Clifton Moten)
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Total Foods Customer
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Pete
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TSA Employee
Majora Carter ...
TSA Employee
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Impatient Traveler
'Sister' Carol East ...
Waiting Woman (as Sister Carol)
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Community Security Guard
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Julie
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Single Dad
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Journey
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Restaurant Hostess
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Josh
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Adam
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Emily
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Waiter
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Hair Stylist
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Nail Clerk
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Max
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Nicole
Jimmy Kieffer ...
Bartender
Scott Ripley ...
Max's Friend
Kelsey Didion ...
Max's Friend
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Max's Friend
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Max's Friend
Scott Vicari ...
Max's Friend
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Max's Friend
Eliza Simpson ...
Selfie Girl
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Maureen
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Goodwill Sales Lady
Cynthia J. Hopkins ...
Bodhi (as Cynthia Hopkins)
Em Grosland ...
Wedding Waitress
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Oma
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Desmond
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Pete's Cousin Jeff
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Snobby Guest
Joshua Elrod ...
Wedding Officiant (as Josh Elrod)
Tubten Rabten ...
Harpist
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Mother of the Bride
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Father of the Bride
Christopher Tierney ...
Julie's Escort (as Chris Tierney)
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Bridesmaid
Leah O'Donnell ...
Bridesmaid
Erin Mullin ...
Bridesmaid
Trevor F. Salter ...
Groomsman (as Trevor Salter)
Mason Ames ...
Groomsman
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Inquiring Woman
Jos Demme ...
Microphone Handler
PigPen Theatre Company ...
Bremen Quintet (as PigPen Theatre Co.)
Renée Albulario ...
Wedding Dancer
Leasen Beth Almquist ...
Wedding Dancer (as Leasen Almquist)
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Wedding Dancer
Semar Ghebremichael ...
Wedding Dancer (as Semhar Ghebremichael)
Chris Giarmo ...
Wedding Dancer
Lawrence Goldhuber ...
Wedding Dancer
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Wedding Dancer
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Wedding Dancer
Will Mann ...
Wedding Dancer
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Wedding Dancer
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Wedding Dancer
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Wedding Dancer
Alain Van Beaux ...
Wedding Dancer
Nicholas Ward ...
Wedding Dancer
James Young ...
Wedding Dancer
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Pub Waitress (uncredited)
Roger Brenner ...
Shopper in Car (uncredited)
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Bartender (uncredited)
Andrae Paul Cezair ...
Principal Dancer (uncredited)
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Salt Well Regular (uncredited)
Deidre Daly ...
Salt Well Regular (uncredited)
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Herself (uncredited)
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Airport Traveler (uncredited)
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Grocery Shopper (uncredited)
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Pedestrian (uncredited)
Christian Frazier ...
TSA Agent (uncredited)
Nadia Jewel ...
Young Julie (uncredited)
Jeanmarie Lally ...
Total Foods Shopper (uncredited)
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Store Shopper (uncredited)
Melanie Marie ...
Grocery Shopper (uncredited)
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Salon Patron (uncredited)
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Taxi Dispatcher (uncredited)
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Restaurant Waitress (uncredited)
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Airport Traveler (uncredited)
Jerome RM Turner ...
Bag boy (uncredited)
Frankie Verroca ...
Goodwill Shopper (uncredited)
Bill Walters ...
Salt Well Regular (uncredited)
Cris Williams ...
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Nicholas Wuehrmann ...
Man in Wheelchair (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jonathan Demme

Written by

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Diablo Cody ... ()

Produced by

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Ron Bozman ... executive producer
Rocco Caruso ... co-producer
Diablo Cody ... producer
H.H. Cooper ... co-producer
Gary Goetzman ... producer
Mason Novick ... producer
Marc Platt ... producer
Lorene Scafaria ... executive producer
Adam Siegel ... executive producer
Ben Waisbren ... executive producer

Cinematography by

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Declan Quinn

Film Editing by

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Wyatt Smith

Editorial Department

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Dylan Ball ... digital intermediate assist
Ciaran Birks ... dailies technician
Matt Caruso ... digital intermediate coordinator
Molle DeBartolo ... senior digital intermediate producer
Lorene Dewett ... digital dailies assistant
Joe Gawler ... digital intermediate colorist
Caroline Goodman-Thomases ... post-production coordinator
James Lesage ... first assistant editor
Andrew Minogue ... dailies operator
Justin Scutieri ... digital intermediate coordinator

Casting By

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Tiffany Little Canfield
Bernard Telsey

Production Design by

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Stuart Wurtzel

Art Direction by

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Patricia Woodbridge

Set Decoration by

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George DeTitta Jr.

Costume Design by

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Ann Roth

Makeup Department

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Joseph A. Campayno ... key makeup artist
Alan D'Angerio ... hair department head / hair stylist: Ms. Streep
Handri Gunawan ... hair stylist
Bernadette Mazur ... makeup artist: Ms. Streep
Patricia Regan ... makeup department head
Stanley Tines ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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Harvey Waldman ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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H.H. Cooper ... first assistant director: co-producer
Michael Kuzenka ... dga trainee
Lisa McPherson ... additional second assistant director
Jakub Porembski ... second second assistant director
Jennifer Roberts ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Michael Auszura ... assistant art director
Colin Brantley ... scenic foreman
Candice Cardasis ... props
Gary Cergol ... graphic artist
Robert S. Dressel ... set dresser
Apache Gonzalez ... scenic
Adam Goodnoff-Cernese ... key on-set dresser
Wes Louie ... concept illustrator
Nicolas Luna ... props
James Mazzola ... consulting prop master
Matthew Mazzola ... props
Maite Perez-Nievas ... assistant art director
Sharon Potts ... property master
Nikolas Tsiolis ... set dresser
Abigail Udden ... art department coordinator
Henriette Vittadini ... art department assistant

Sound Department

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Rick Chefalas ... first assistant sound editor
Jason Chiodo ... re-recording mixer: special features
P.J. Corvus ... audio technician
Neil Danziger ... boom operator
Jay Fisher ... adr mixer
Mike Ford ... Sound Utility
Bobby Johanson ... adr mixer
Michael Miller ... adr mixer
Igor Nikolic ... foley editor
Susan Pelino ... adr recordist
Jeff Pullman ... sound mixer
Jac Rubenstein ... dialogue editor
Wyatt Sprague ... sound effects editor
Lidia Tamplenizza ... adr editor
Caleb Townsend ... assistant sound editor
Paul Urmson ... re-recording mixer

Special Effects by

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Fred Buchholz ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Björn Ahlstedt ... digital compositor: The Molecule
Glenn Allen ... visual effects producer: Brainstorm Digital
Sean Araki ... senior systems engineer: Brainstorm Digital
Andrew J. Bly ... visual effects executive producer
Mina Choe ... digital compositor: Brainstorm Digital
Matthew Conner ... supervising matte painter
Nick Constandy ... digital compositor
Amy G. Davis ... visual effects artist
Brandi Dimino ... digital compositor
Eran Dinur ... visual effects supervisor: Brainstorm Digital
Luke DiTommaso ... visual effects supervisor
Richard Friedlander ... visual effects producer: Brainstorm Digital
Stephen A. Gall ... compositor
Gozde Basak Geckinli ... digital compositor: Brainstorm Digital
John Grimaldi Jr. ... digital compositor: the molecule
Chris Healer ... visual effects executive producer
Gideon Soohwan Hwang ... compositor
Min Hwa Jung ... digital compositor
Arnon Manor ... visual effects production executive
Yunsik Noh ... lead compositor: Brainstorm Digital
Victoria Penzes ... compositing supervisor (as Vicky Penzes)
Matthew T. Perry ... compositor
Fabio Pires ... digital compositor
Russell Porchia ... digital compositor: The Molecule
Ian Sheddan ... visual effects producer
Christina Shin ... digital compositor: Brainstorm Digital
Joseph Taylor ... digital compositor
Alex Tomaszewski ... compositor
Mani Trump ... compositing supervisor: brainstorm digital
Jung Um ... digital compositor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Joe Belschner ... dolly grip
Frank Blasko ... programmer
Brian Carmichael ... video assist operator
Carl Casano ... lighting technician
David Chameides ... additional b camera/steadicam operator
Art Cipollone ... video assist operator
Christopher Eng ... loader
Stanley Fernandez Jr. ... first assistant camera "a"
Gavin Fernandez ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
David Granito ... grip
Jim Grout ... electrician
Kate Kennedy ... loader
Abby Levine ... digital imaging technician
Charles Libin ... camera operator
Diana Matos ... second assistant camera
John J. Moers ... documentary cameraman
Thomas O'Connor ... rigging gaffer
Jeff Panessa ... grip
Andrew Riggs ... grip
Matthew Rohn ... generator operator
Chris Rosen ... shop electrician
Kyle Rudolph ... steadicam operator
Robert Sciretta ... gaffer
Imanuel Smith ... second assistant camera
Jeremy Specce ... electrician
Michael Sterlacci ... grip

Casting Department

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Heather Comer ... extras casting director
Dann Fink ... adr voice casting
Conrad Woolfe ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Moria Sine Clinton ... costume shopper
Bryan Czerniawski ... key costumer
Simon Dasher ... set costumer
Thomasine Dolan ... costume design assistant
Debbe DuPerrieu ... Costume Research
Nina Johnston ... costumer: Ms. Streep
Lisa Loen ... costume coordinator
Leonard Logsdail ... costumer
Donna Maloney ... costume supervisor
Michelle Matland ... assistant costume designer
Elizabeth Muxi ... costume shop cutter
Jonathan Schwartz ... costumer
Kat St. John ... set costumer
Moria Sine Clinton ... costume assistant (uncredited)

Location Management

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Douglas Armitage ... location assistant
Sam Baloff ... location assistant: Miami
Jeff Crider ... locations scout
Michael DeRoker ... assistant location manager
Brian Giannone ... location coordinator
Brendan Kehoe ... locations scout
Marcel Pinkowski ... location assistant: Miami
Vladimir Piverger ... location unit assistant
Brad Reichel ... location assistant
Tahnee Tangherlini ... location assistant
David Velasco ... location manager
Sandra Woodward ... key assistant location manager

Music Department

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Donald Harrison Jr. ... original songs
Mark Wolfson ... music coordinator
Neil Citron ... composer: additional music (uncredited) / music engineer (uncredited) / music mixer (uncredited) / music producer (uncredited) / musical director (uncredited) / musician (uncredited)
Mark Wolfson ... music producer (uncredited) / music recording (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Kenny Collins ... generator operator/driver
Robert R. Donovan ... fuel truck driver
Cego Les Duvilaire ... driver
Maykel Sanchez ... transportation co-captain
Gus Sardina ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Jonathan Ahdout ... assistant: Mr. Siegel
Mary Bailey ... script supervisor
Janice Brabaw ... payroll accountant
Chris Burns ... assistant: Mr. Platt
Alana Carithers ... assistant: Mr. Novick
Maria K. Chavez ... production supervisor: Miami
Nori Chia ... assistant: Mr. Goetzman
Samara Choit ... second assistant accountant
Ryan Christians ... assistant: Mr. Platt
Maggie Engelhardt ... production coordinator
Rebecca Eskreis ... assistant: Mr. Demme
Christopher Fitzsimmons ... set production assistant
Michael Hall ... production secretary
Rob Harris ... unit publicist
Allie Kenyon ... production coordinator: Miami
Kim Krafsky ... animal wrangler
Joey Levy ... assistant: Mr. Platt
Christian Lopez ... office production assistant: Miami
Pete Marvelli ... production assistant
Maria McIndoo ... office production assistant
John Morgan ... production assistant
Lumumba Mosquera ... business affairs
Wayne Petrucelli ... security coordinator
Haylie Pomroy ... nutritionist: consultant
Jason Rin ... assistant production coordinator: Miami
Giovanni Rodriguez ... set production assistant (Miami)
Chelsea Ryan ... production assistant
Josh Samataro ... Location Assistant
Kati Sklut ... assistant production coordinator
Stephanie L. Sparks ... additional production assistant
Jeff Tavani ... key set production assistant
Tomkats ... caterer
Steve Tozzi ... title design
Ren Tucker ... production assistant: Diablo Cody
Jen Tullock ... adr loop group
Caity Ware ... assistant: Mr. Goetzman (as Caity Engler)
Logan Wasley ... payroll assistant
Jamie Waxman ... 1st asst accountant
Rebecca White ... addl first assistant accountant
Mike Williams ... production assistant
Kori E. Wilson ... assistant: Ms. Streep (as Kori Wilson)
Nadine F. Wilson ... production accountant
Gabrielle Lee ... stand-in (uncredited)
Warner Loughlin ... acting coach (uncredited)
Matt O'Shea ... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Bill Walters ... stand-in (uncredited)

Thanks

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Elliot Roberts ... special thanks
Rick Rosas ... dedicatee
Neil Young ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A woman named Linda leaves her family to pursue her dream of being a rock star. And she hasn't achieved the notoriety she hoped for. Her ex-husband calls her to tell her that her daughter suffered a breakdown because her husband left her. She goes back to Indianapolis. But her daughter doesn't exactly welcome her with open arms. But she stays and tries. And her sons also don't welcome her warmly. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Keywords
Taglines Get Ready to Rock. Get Ready to Love. Get Ready for Ricki. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Ricki & the Flash (World-wide, English title)
  • Ricki - Wie Familie so ist (Germany)
  • Ricki (Spain)
  • Siradisi Anne (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Ricki and The Flash: Entre la fama y la familia (Chile)
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Runtime
  • 101 min
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Budget $18,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $6,610,961, 09 Aug 2015

Did You Know?

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Trivia The guitar that Greg pawns is really owned by Rick Springfield. This was the same guitar he wrote "Jessie's Girl" on. See more »
Goofs When Ricki and her daughter get back to the house after going to the beauty salon, Ricki unzips her black leather jacket in the kitchen twice. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Meryl Streep/Jerrod Carmichael/Albert Hammond Jr. (2015). See more »
Soundtracks American Girl See more »
Crazy Credits The credits are accompanied by a clip of Ricki and the Flash singing "Cold One" at the wedding. See more »
Quotes Julie: Hey, you guys are fighting; it's like the '80s all over again!
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