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Patti Cake$ (2017)

R | | Drama, Music | 18 August 2017 (USA)
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PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.

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8 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... O-Z
... Patti
... Barb
... Basterd
Patrick Brana ... Slaz
... Jheri
... Manager
... Mr. Bagadella
... Danny Bagadella
... Lou
... Singing Electrician
... Joe Puppy
... Nana
... Smitty
... Pony
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PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.

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Drama | Music

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Rated R for language throughout, crude sexual references, some drug use and a brief nude image | See all certifications »

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18 August 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Patti Cake$ - Queen of Rap  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$67,599, 20 August 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$800,148, 12 October 2017
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Trivia

Patti was supposed to be from Lodi, New Jersey as a tribute to Glenn Danzig/The Misfits, but writer/director Geremy Jasper wound up changing Patti's hometown. See more »

Quotes

Patti: [to Barb] Act your age.
Barb: [to Patti] Act your race.
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Connections

References The Hunger Games (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Double Dare Ya
Written by Kathleen Hanna, Billy Karren, Tobi Vail and Kathryn Wilcox
Performed by Bikini Kill
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Warm funny star is born (Danielle MacDonald that is)
18 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

I saw this at the Sydney Film Festival 2017.

This movie is the typical youth dreaming of becoming a star and then we route for him/her as they are rejected by the establishment only to rise like a phoenix. Why so they keep making them? Because we love them is why. The beauty here is the parallels with the star Danielle MacDonald.

Danielle is a Sydney girl, who could not get noticed down under and went State-side to find her niche. Her talent is unstoppable and she does dirty Jersey (their words in credits not mine) proud.

The rapping is brilliant. I can't understand most of the stuff they play on the radio but given the context, the lyrics are poignant cries to the world of her plight.

Go - be inspired by Killer P and try stop singing P B N J days after you see the movie.


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