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The Fits (2015)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music | 11 January 2017 (France)
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While training at the gym 11-year-old tomboy Toni becomes entranced with a dance troupe. As she struggles to fit in she finds herself caught up in danger as the group begins to suffer from fainting spells and other violent fits.

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Anna Rose Holmer

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Anna Rose Holmer, Anna Rose Holmer (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Royalty Hightower ... Toni
Alexis Neblett Alexis Neblett ... Beezy
Da'Sean Minor Da'Sean Minor ... Jermaine
Lauren Gibson Lauren Gibson ... Maia
Makyla Burnam Makyla Burnam ... Legs
Inayah Rodgers Inayah Rodgers ... Karisma
Antonio A.B. Grant Jr. Antonio A.B. Grant Jr. ... Donté
Shonte Jackson Shonte Jackson ... Madison
Mangel Moore Mangel Moore ... Diamond
Kaliyah Johnson Kaliyah Johnson ... April
Kaniyah Mack Kaniyah Mack ... Kira
Pra'mize Patterson Pra'mize Patterson ... Twin #1
Paradize Patterson Paradize Patterson ... Twin #2
Nas'jahea E. Ferguson Nas'jahea E. Ferguson ... Cateyez
Malasia Brown Malasia Brown ... Laylay
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The Fits is a psychological portrait of 11-year-old Toni-a tomboy assimilating to a tight-knit dance team in Cincinnati's West End. Enamored by the power and confidence of this strong community of girls, Toni eagerly absorbs routines, masters drills, and even pierces her own ears to fit in. When a mysterious outbreak of fainting spells plagues the team, Toni's desire for acceptance is twisted. Written by The Fits

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Taglines:

Why fit in when you can dance to your own beat?

Genres:

Drama | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fits See more »

Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,602, 5 June 2016

Gross USA:

$166,425

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$169,236
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Production Co:

Yes, Ma'am! See more »
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SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Boring
1 January 2017 | by jpr888See all my reviews

I just don't get the reviews for this film. The acting was good if not great, but the story is just plain boring. Very little happens and what does is pretty unremarkable. I fell asleep about 3/4 of the way through the movie. My wife made it through the whole thing and was especially disappointed with the ending. Don't waste your time unless you're trying to get some sleep. OK, I have to add more lines to satisfy this site. That is so irritating and the reason I only add reviews for vastly underrated, and vastly overrated movies in my opinion. More lines needed. More lines needed. More lines needed. And yet more lines are needed. Unfortunately,even more lines are needed. Finally, enough lines!


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