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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.

Director:

Jeremy Saulnier

Writer:

Jeremy Saulnier
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8 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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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.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Most of viewers feel the answer to Pat's desert island band is evident in the cut to a Creedence Clearwater Revival track at the very end, but that's apparently not the case. Saulnier's being coy about it, but he says there are two correct answers. "One that makes perfect sense given the context of the movie and how everything plays out, and there's another that is something I whispered to Anton Yelchin on set that only him and I know." Saulnier's own is Black Sabbath. See more »

Goofs

Joe Cole's accent slips dramatically in the scene where he strangles Big Justin. See more »

Quotes

Darcy: Let Him Bleed
Darcy: Make him stop using that n***er dope
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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

Featured in Half in the Bag: Green Room (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

What Have I Become
Written by Human Brains
Performed by The Ain't Rights
Originally Performed by Human Brains
Courtesy of Human Brains
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A Brilliantly compelling thriller
25 September 2016 | by t-dooley-69-386916See all my reviews

A punk band are on tour trying to build up a following and get the 'vibe' going. It is going down like a pork pie at a bar mitzvah and then they get offered an actual paying gig; only it is out in the wilds of the Pacific North west of America. On arrival it looks a bit down market to be honest.

Then they sort of realise that they might be playing to some sort of white supremacists or something and yet decide to carry on – after all they are guaranteed a pay day. Then they stumble into a room where a crime has been committed. Now they are the only non locals to have seen it and all of a sudden they go from being guests to being in deep trouble.

Now I thought this was going to be a slasher horror type and so was a bit non plussed at the thought. However, it is a rollicking and very tense thriller. There are some superb performances here too. Macon Blair as the well meaning MC is superb – but he is always excellent and Patrick 'beam me up Scotty' Stewart (I know he doesn't use that line) is deliciously ambiguous. This is a case of ordinary people having to do extraordinary things and it all hangs together really well – so an easy one to recommend.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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

Gross USA:

$3,220,371

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,769,214
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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