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Juliet, Naked (2018)

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Juliet, Naked is the story of Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan's musical obsession.

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Jesse Peretz

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Evgenia Peretz (screenplay by), Jim Taylor (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris O'Dowd ... Duncan Thomson
Rose Byrne ... Annie Platt
Kitty O'Beirne Kitty O'Beirne ... Co-Worker
Alex Clatworthy Alex Clatworthy ... Katie
Lily Brazier Lily Brazier ... Ros Platt
Ko Iwagami ... Chatmate Ko
Lily Newmark ... Carly
Denise Gough ... Gina
Phil Davis ... Mayor Terry Barton
Ethan Hawke ... Tucker Crowe
Azhy Robertson ... Jackson
Eleanor Matsuura ... Cat
Daniel Shaw Daniel Shaw ... Jim (Cat's Date)
Ayoola Smart ... Lizzie
Enzo Cilenti ... Barnesy
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Storyline

Annie (Rose Byrne) is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan (Chris O'Dowd) - an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe (Ethan Hawke). When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its release leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself. Based on the novel by Nick Hornby, JULIET, NAKED is a comic account of life's second chances.

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What if you met the man of your man's dreams? See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Rose Byrne's funniest scene to shoot was the beach scene when Tucker and Duncan meet, as it involved a lot of improv and it was very windy. See more »

Goofs

University College Hospital does not have views like the one from his room - wrong pay off London. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Duncan Thomson: Hello! Welcome to 'Can You Hear Me?', your source for all things Tucker Crowe. If you're here, you're probably already a fan of Tucker's music. But if you're merely 'Crowe-curious', or you clicked on the link by accident, allow me to introduce you to one of the most seminal, and yet unsung, figures of alternative rock.
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene in the closing credits where Duncan reviews Tucker Crowe's latest album. See more »

Connections

References Fitzcarraldo (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Juliet
Written by Nathan Larson
Performed by Ethan Hawke, Nathan Larson, Dana Lyn, Bill Campbell and Matt Ray
Published by The Music of Nato
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An enjoyable, if slightly forgettable, entry into the better half of its genre.
4 November 2018 | by Pjtaylor-96-138044See all my reviews

'Juliet, Naked (2018)' has some interesting themes - especially surrounding the different, but equally valid, meanings of art to the consumer and to the artist themselves, and the way that one's appreciation for something that someone else could consider 'trivial' can become an integral part of their identity and that it is in no way less legitimate because of its apparent 'triviality'. The flick also has some very well rounded characters, who are all performed excellently; Ethan Hawke's weathered singer-songwriter, in particular, always carries the weight of a tangible past with him. The film is an entertaining time throughout, too, and is a pleasant experience on the whole, one that's as predictable as it is confidently crafted. There doesn't seem to be that extra 'thing', whatever that may be, that could've set this apart from the crowd, though. Ultimately, this makes the piece a perfectly enjoyable entry into the better half of its genre, one that doesn't necessarily stand out from the others in that same category but isn't actually worse for it, just slightly less memorable. 6/10


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Language:

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Release Date:

17 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Broadstairs, Kent, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$60,886, 19 August 2018

Gross USA:

$3,444,895

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,508,260
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2.39 : 1
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