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Blindspotting (2018)

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While on probation, a man begins to re-evaluate his relationship with his volatile best friend.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daveed Diggs ... Collin
Rafael Casal ... Miles
Janina Gavankar ... Val
Jasmine Cephas Jones ... Ashley
Ethan Embry ... Officer Molina
Tisha Campbell-Martin ... Mama Liz
Utkarsh Ambudkar ... Rin
Kevin Carroll ... James
Nyambi Nyambi ... Yorkie
Jon Chaffin ... Dez
Wayne Knight ... Patrick
Margo Hall ... Nancy
Ziggy Baitinger ... Sean 'Ziggy' Jones
Travis Parker Travis Parker ... Randall Marshall
Lance Holloway ... Curtis 'Cuttie' Cutworth
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Storyline

Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles (Rafael Casal), work as movers and are forced to watch their old neighborhood become a trendy spot in the rapidly gentrifying Bay Area. When a life-altering event causes Collin to miss his mandatory curfew, the two men struggle to maintain their friendship as the changing social landscape exposes their differences. Lifelong friends Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal co-wrote and star in this timely and wildly entertaining story about friendship and the intersection of race and class set against the backdrop of Oakland. Bursting with energy, style and humor, Blindspotting, boldly directed by Carlos López Estrada in his feature film debut, is a provocative hometown love letter that glistens with humanity.

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Rated R for language throughout, some brutal violence, sexual references and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blindspotting See more »

Filming Locations:

Oakland, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$336,333, 22 July 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,333,394, 13 September 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,930,024, 16 August 2018
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character Nak is a reference to Daveed and Rafael's longtime friend, poet and playwright Chinaka Hodge. Daveed also references Chinaka in the song "Something In The Water" on the "Collin EP" which is the first of three EPs that make up the Blindspotting soundtrack. See more »

Quotes

Collin: You're the nigga they're out here looking for
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Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Blindspotting (2018) See more »

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Talk to Me
Written by Anthony Hamilton & Kelvin Wooten
Performed by Anthony Hamilton
Published by Ola's Boy Music & SteyGrean Music
Courtesy of Anthony C. Hamilton LLC
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"Blindspotting" by Rafeal Casal
20 March 2018 | by julianxl-52803See all my reviews

"Blindspotting" follows the story of an ex-convict living out his last month of probation. And with his childhood friend regularly getting into trouble, staying clean proves difficult. But after witnessing something terrible, he carries on, walking the streets of Oakland, playing the same scene in his mind over, and over again. Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal create the perfect friendship in this film, showing their support for one another, even through the hard times. This movie showcases amazing cinematography, dialogue, and humour; deals with the topic of racial tension and shows how each character bears that in their own way


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