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Science Fair (2018)

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Nine high school students from disparate corners of the globe navigate rivalries, setbacks, and hormones on their quest to win the international science fair. Only one can be named "Best in Fair."

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Jack Andraka
9 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Jack Andraka Jack Andraka ... Himself
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Nine high school students from disparate corners of the globe navigate rivalries, setbacks, and hormones on their quest to win the international science fair. Only one can be named "Best in Fair."

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The multitudinous effects of competition on the adolescent brain

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Documentary

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Rated PG for some thematic elements and brief language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (Ireland) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,231, 16 September 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$255,146, 8 November 2018
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Muck Media See more »
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Color (HD)
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The character "Harsha" from Louisville is often regarded as the "sexiest man alive" and "literally most attractive man on Earth." See more »

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Best doc, not worst
27 February 2018 | by LWong1999See all my reviews

I had to balance the 1 star review that precedes this one. This won the Audience Award at Sundance, so I can assure you that emotional response was truer than the cold hearted one expressed by Brian. An industry friend of mine was at the Sundance screenings and says it was a raucous room of joy. I saw this yesterday at the Portland IFF and that audience also had their hearts in their throats from the very start. The film smartly opens with undeniably great footage of a previous winner, a kid named Jack, whose unembarrassed nerdjoy just fills up the screen. The film takes off from there. If you respond to these youth competition documentaries (SPELLBOUND, FIRST POSITION) you will love this one too.


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