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Mid90s (2018)

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Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

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Jonah Hill

Writer:

Jonah Hill
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sunny Suljic ... Stevie
Katherine Waterston ... Dabney
Lucas Hedges ... Ian
Na-kel Smith ... Ray
Olan Prenatt ... Fuckshit
Gio Galicia ... Ruben
Ryder McLaughlin ... Fourth Grade
Alexa Demie ... Estee
Fig Camila Abner Fig Camila Abner ... Angela
Liana Perlich Liana Perlich ... Teresa
Ama Elsesser Ama Elsesser ... Zoe
Judah Estrella Borunda Judah Estrella Borunda ... Sam
Mecca Allen Mecca Allen ... Sara
Aramis Hudson Aramis Hudson ... Skate Shop Customer
Sonny Greenback Sonny Greenback ... 5-0 Kid
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This movie follows a teenager named Stevie growing up in Los Angeles. He's struggling with his family, including his co-dependent single mom and his abusive older brother, and at school, where his richer friends seem to overlook him. When Stevie befriends a crew of skateboarders, he learns some tough lessons about class, race, and privilege. Written by Polly_Kat

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Taglines:

Fall. Get back up.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, sexual content, drug and alcohol use, some violent behavior/disturbing images - all involving minors | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jonah Hill used to skateboard when he was younger See more »

Goofs

A Big Gulp cup is thrown near the cop, which disappears in another shot. See more »

Quotes

Fuckshit: Fuck, shit, that was dope.
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Crazy Credits

The A24 logo at the start of the film is made of skateboards. See more »

Connections

References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Passin' Me By
Written by Steve Boone, John Sebastian (as John Benson Sebastian), Mark Sebastian (as Mark Douglas Sebastian), Slim Kid 3 (as Trevant Hardson), Booty Brown, Fatlip (as Derrick Stewart) and Imani (as Emandu Wilcox)
Performed by The Pharcyde
Courtesy of Concord Music
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Excellent Film
27 October 2018 | by dogmaticdogsSee all my reviews

First off, the soundtrack is amazing. Second, the acting is superb. So good in fact, it actually feels like a documentary.

I grew up with the skater kids, and it was an honest portrayal. Often misfits and somewhat broken, but usually loyal and just searching for a place where they can fit in and escape from some of their problems in life. Very few writers and directors can portray human psychology accurately. Usually characters are just portrayed as good or evil, rather than a product of complex genetic and environmental conditioning with both a good side and a dark side. People are not born and raised on the same playing field in terms of health, love, wealth, support, intelligence, attractiveness and opportunities. Most try their best but often fail or make mistakes. As a result, judgement of others is absurd. This movie captures all of that beautifully.

Sunny Suljic is going to be a superstar. At age 13, he exudes both genuine kindness and humbleness, as well as being able to simultaneously convey an edgy darkside. He has already surpassed many actors 30 years his senior.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mid90s See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$258,157, 21 October 2018

Gross USA:

$7,362,439

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,303,022
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1.33 : 1
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