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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:

$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

Miles and Ashley's son Sean is named after Rafael Casal's nephew. Rafael wrote and performed a poem called "A.D.D." about his nephew Sean and the over-diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder. See more »

Quotes

Collin: You're the nigga they're out here looking for
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Crazy Credits

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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Go to Work
Written by Goldie (as A. L. Caldwell), T. T. Jackson, M. Perison, R. Perison, Marvin T. Selmon, Rick Rock (as R. Thomas), M. Cleo, K. Leary, & B. Pendergrass
Performed by The Federation
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Universal Music Publishing
Courtesy of Virgin Records/Universal Music Group
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Blindspotting's vision is 20/20
28 July 2018 | by nordicsoulSee all my reviews

Though Blindspotting has its cliche moments, overall it's an important film tackling race relations and gentrification in America. The chemistry and genuine camaraderie between writers/stars Diggs and Casal is at the heart of this film.


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