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Support the Girls (2018)

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The general manager at a highway-side ''sports bar with curves" has her incurable optimism and faith, in her girls, her customers, and herself, tested over the course of a long, strange day.

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Andrew Bujalski

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Andrew Bujalski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Regina Hall ... Lisa
Haley Lu Richardson ... Maci
Dylan Gelula ... Jennelle
Zoe Graham ... Taylor
Ann McCaskey ... Reagan
Elizabeth Trieu ... Yejin
Krista Hayes ... Donnette
Victor Isaac Perez ... Isaac (as Victor Perez)
Jesse Marshall ... Officer Vollmer
Luis Olmeda ... Officer Dominguez
Shayna McHayle ... Danyelle
Jermichael Grey Jermichael Grey ... McKray
Christopher Weimer Christopher Weimer ... Tom, Sounds Town Manager
John Elvis John Elvis ... Jay
Lea DeLaria ... Bobo
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Storyline

Lisa is the last person you'd expect to find in a highway-side 'sports bar with curves', but as general manager at Double Whammies, she's come to love the place and its customers. An incurable den mother, she nurtures and protects her girls fiercely, but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction. Double Whammies sells a big, weird American fantasy, but what happens when reality pokes a bunch of holes in it? Written by Magnolia Pictures

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language including sexual references, and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Austin Texas, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$51,167, 26 August 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$129,124, 18 October 2018
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1.78 : 1
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When asked why Stephen Curry was chosen to be portrayed in the tattoo, director Andrew Bujalski explain that it was because Stephen Curry seemed funnier than LeBron James. See more »

Quotes

Bobo: I'm twice the man you are and twice the woman you'll ever screw.
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Lackluster film, at best
13 September 2018 | by jrader-45593See all my reviews

Coming off of seeing Regina Hall in Girls Trip, I thought this had potential to be a decent flick. Unfortunately, it comes across as a poor-mans "Waiting..." without any of the comedy.

This film is one of the rare instances in which a comedy doesn't even bring out a smile. It never reaches a pinnacle and the story has many holes. All in all, disappointed with this flick as a whole.


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