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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 ... Dezz
Wayne Knight ... Patrick
Margo Hall ... Nancy
Ziggy Baitinger ... Sean 'Ziggy' Jones
Leland Orser ... Judge
Travis Parker ... Randall Marshall
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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. Explores the intersection of race and class set against the backdrop of Oakland.

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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:

$338,999, 22 July 2018

Gross USA:

$4,333,394

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,004,504
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Dolby Atmos

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Waters named this film among his top ten favorites released in 2018. See more »

Quotes

James: You are a convicted felon, Mr. Hoskins. You are now that until proven otherwise. Prove otherwise at all times.
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AND TO ALL THE BAY AREA LANGUAGE ORIGINATORS, RAPPERS, POETS, HUSTLERS, PYMPS, PATNAS, MAINS, SIDES, OGS, DOPE FIENDS, BUYERS, SUPPLIERS, MOVERS, SHAKERS, HIPPIES, PARKIES, SQUARES, MARKS, NOODLES, J-CATS, CUTTIES, CUZOS, BRUH BRUHS, LIL BRUHS, BIG BRUHS, UNCLES, BIG HOMIES, AUNTIES, CITAS, GRAND CITAS, MOMMAS, CAPTAIN SAVE A HOES, RIDE OR DIES, DAY 1S, OLD HEADS, YOUNG BLOODS, BOPS, BEEZIES, BABAS, UMIS, KINFOLK, MACS, ETC. - GAME RECOGNIZES GAME See more »

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References Portlandia (2011) See more »

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Written by Joey Diggs (as Joseph Diggs Jr.) & Ruwanga 'Ru' Samath (as Ruwanga Samath)
Performed by Joey Diggs
Published by H.I.M. Publishing & Trackbirds
Courtesy of The Birdcall Productions
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A story of identity and friendship
19 February 2018 | by samuelialdereteSee all my reviews

Blindspotting is 2018's refresher of comedy and drama. It is a story of identity and friendship from the perspective of an ex-convict trying to make it out of a halfway house in the city of Oakland. Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal bring a great performance to screen through beats of intense action and lyrical commentary on issues faced in real life.


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