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Green Room (2015)

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A punk rock band is forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar.

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Jeremy Saulnier

Writer:

Jeremy Saulnier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anton Yelchin ... Pat
Joe Cole ... Reece
Alia Shawkat ... Sam
Callum Turner ... Tiger
David W. Thompson ... Tad
Mark Webber ... Daniel
Macon Blair ... Gabe
Eric Edelstein ... Big Justin
Michael Draper ... Stagehand
Andy Copeland Andy Copeland ... Stage Manager
Brent Werzner ... Werm
Lj Klink ... Guitarist (as LJ Klink)
Kasey Brown ... Drummer
Taylor Tunes ... Emily
Imogen Poots ... Amber
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Storyline

A band straying into a secluded part of the Pacific Northwest stumbles onto a horrific act of violence. Because they are the only witnesses, they become the targets of a terrifying gang of skinheads who want to make sure all the evidence is eliminated. Written by Aymanati

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Now. Whatever you saw or did. Is no longer my concern. But let's be clear. It won't end well.

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Horror | Music | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong brutal graphic violence, gory images, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Green Room See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Oregon, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$87,984, 17 April 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,219,029, 10 July 2016
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The conversation through the door between Pat and Darcy (Stewart) was shot with two cameras, one on either side, to fully capture both actors, but Saulnier knew he'd hardly be using any of footage of Stewart. He wanted character to trump Stewart's star power, but more than that he wanted the weight of the character to be seen and felt through the band members. See more »

Goofs

When Tiger plays a vinyl LP on a phonograph in Tad's apartment, he cues the record to the beginning, but the song that plays first is Track 7 of Side 1 of that album. Later, in a shot of the vinyl disc spinning silently with the needle all the way over to the disc's label, you can see that the disc has 5 medium length tracks, but the album supposedly played has 8 short songs on both sides. Though to be honest, we have no way of knowing how many records they played after the first one. See more »

Quotes

Pat: This... is a nightmare.
[last lines]
Darcy: For us all.
Amber: Please tell me those stupid fucking words are his last!
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to the Barnetti family. See more »

Alternate Versions

French theatrical version was cut to secure a "Not under 12" (!) rating. That version was also released on DVD. The Blu-ray features the uncut version and is rated "Not under 16". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Green Room (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Buy American
Written by Sam Jones
Performed by Missionary Position
Courtesy of Sam Jones
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This Review is going to be Short and Sweet
1 October 2015 | by moviewizguySee all my reviews

Don't let ANYONE spoil you ANYTHING about the film.

Don't see the trailer when it comes out.

Avoid clips and any promo materials they may release in the future.

Go in knowing as little as possible.

Just know that watching Green Room is like getting a shot of adrenaline that doesn't let up until the very end.

It's fantastic, tense, and entertaining.

Take my word for it.

But also...

Don't get too caught up in the hype.

See the film when it comes out.

You'll be glad you did.

P.S. Jeremy Saulnier is definitely someone to look out for.


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