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Ingrid Goes West (2017)

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An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star.

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Matt Spicer
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2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aubrey Plaza ... Ingrid Thorburn
Elizabeth Olsen ... Taylor Sloane
O'Shea Jackson Jr. ... Dan Pinto
Wyatt Russell ... Ezra O'Keefe
Billy Magnussen ... Nicky Sloane
Pom Klementieff ... Harley Chung
Hannah Pearl Utt ... Nicole (as Hannah Utt)
Joseph Breen Joseph Breen ... Garth Lafayette
Angelica Amor ... Cindy
Meredith Hagner ... Charlotte (as Meredith Kathleen Hagner)
Charlie Wright ... Chuck
Dennis Atlas Dennis Atlas ... Buck
Malika Williams ... Nurse
Luis Deveze ... Mechanic
Jay Speedy Weingarten ... Waiter (as Jason Weingarten)

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Storyline

Ingrid Thorburn is an unhinged social media stalker with a history of confusing "likes" for meaningful relationships. Taylor Sloane is an Instagram-famous "influencer" whose perfectly curated, boho-chic lifestyle becomes Ingrid's latest obsession. When Ingrid moves to LA and manages to insinuate herself into the social media star's life, their relationship quickly goes from #BFF to #WTF.

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Taglines:

She'll Follow You

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, drug use, some sexual content and disturbing behavior | See all certifications »

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Other than the title of the movie there are no opening credits. See more »

Goofs

Instagram does not make a click sound when a user likes a photo. See more »

Quotes

Nicole: [Talking to her friend on the phone] Oh, my God, it's Ingrid Thorburn. I thought she was in an insane asylum.
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Connections

References Kitchen Nightmares (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can't Blame Me
Written by Dana Middleton & Jeffrey V Smith
Performed by Johnson, Hawkins, Tatum, & Durr
Courtesy of The Numero Group
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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More than you would expect
28 October 2017 | by Lugo1989See all my reviews

The plot line and comedy/drama categorisation do not reveal much when it comes to this film. It is a good thing since it offers more than you would hope for. I would say it is more of a drama than a comedy, there are some quite serious issues covered in this story.

Aubrey Plaza is great as Ingrid, she managed to find a nice balance between being unhinged, vulnerable, obsessed and yet her familiar facial expressions will sometimes still make you laugh.

I believe that the obsession with social media was portrayed nicely here, I am sure you all know or knew someone who is practically glued to their phone and can't imagine lasting a day without it. Instagram, Facebook and other media can really make a person feel a bit depressed since everyone seems happy all the time, they eat at nice restaurants, travel to nice places, go to great parties where in reality it is all a bit phony which is another thing that this film shows. There are not many people who would post something sad because they are having a bad day or are going through a rough patch, the fear of being judged is always present and it would break the balance of everything being seemingly perfect with everyone. If you combine that with a troubled personality or a mental illness, the results can be pretty bad. And that basically describes Ingrid.

It is a solid indie film with good performances and something to think about.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ingrid Goes West See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$135,301, 13 August 2017

Gross USA:

$3,024,308

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,146,831
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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