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Mid90s (2018)

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Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

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Jonah Hill

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Jonah Hill
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sunny Suljic ... Stevie
Katherine Waterston ... Dabney
Lucas Hedges ... Ian
Na-kel Smith ... Ray
Olan Prenatt ... Fuckshit
Gio Galicia ... Ruben
Ryder McLaughlin ... Fourth Grade
Alexa Demie ... Estee
Fig Camila Abner Fig Camila Abner ... Angela
Liana Perlich Liana Perlich ... Teresa
Ama Elsesser Ama Elsesser ... Zoe
Judah Estrella Borunda Judah Estrella Borunda ... Sam
Mecca Allen Mecca Allen ... Sara
Aramis Hudson Aramis Hudson ... Skate Shop Customer
Sonny Greenback Sonny Greenback ... 5-0 Kid
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Storyline

This movie follows a teenager named Stevie growing up in Los Angeles. He's struggling with his family, including his co-dependent single mom and his abusive older brother, and at school, where his richer friends seem to overlook him. When Stevie befriends a crew of skateboarders, he learns some tough lessons about class, race, and privilege. Written by Polly_Kat

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Taglines:

Fall. Get back up.

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Comedy | Drama

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12 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 2019 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

90's See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$258,157, 21 October 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,362,439, 23 December 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

According to Jonah Hill, the biggest influence in making the film was creating a reverse skate video where the skating is very minimal and it was all about the people connecting. See more »

Goofs

Stevie's cigarette ash and smoke changes. See more »

Quotes

Ray: A lot of the time we feel that our lives the worst, but I think that if you looked in anybody else's closet, you wouldn't trade your shit for their shit. So let's go.
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Crazy Credits

The A24 logo at the start of the film is made of skateboards. See more »


Soundtracks

Wave of Mutilation (U.K. Surf)
Written by Frank Black (as Charles Thompson)
Performed by Pixies
Courtesy of 4AD
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
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A Messy, Insecure Movie about Messy, Insecure Kids
3 November 2018 | by matthewssilverhammerSee all my reviews

New teen drama Mid90s shows with cringe-worthy authenticity the awkward transition from tween to teen. That pervasive pull between our childhood innocence and our ever-growing adolescent arrogance. Each anxious decision is fueled by teenage politics and societal hierarchy; we move from our one overshadowing influence (parents, authority, and siblings) to another (age, class, and friends), with little thought to our own well-being, much less anyone else's. It's messy but also critical, much like Mid90s itself. Set in the (duh) mid-90s, 13-year-old Stevie (played by revelatory discovery Suljic) looks to escape his faux-gangster older brother (a standout performance from Hedges) and overwhelmed mother by joining with a small crew of typical skater kids. The plot is intentionally thin, with little reliance on easy answers and predictable characters. Writer-director Hill opts to focus on feel, filling the film with grainy visuals, childishly offensive language, a strikingly killer score / soundtrack, and an old-school 4:3 aspect ratio, making it feel like an indie VHS from the late 20th century (think David Gordon Green or Steven Soderbergh, or homemade skate videos, more likely). 2018 has turned into the year of the actor-turned-director (John Krasinski's Quiet Place, Bradley Cooper's Star is Born), and Hill's care and heart behind the camera shines through nicely, even though his influences and insecurities aren't hard to pinpoint. His personal pretentions certainly make their appearances in the undergrad-level philosophies, making certain "important" moments ring a bit aimless. Nonetheless, Mid90s is an emotionally engaging and visually captivating directorial debut.


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