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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

Writer:

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.

Genres:

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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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Some of the cast of Mid-90s are also featured briefly in Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On foot (2018) which also stars director Jonah Hill. See more »

Goofs

(around 24 min.) One passing automobile disappears in between shots of Stevie and the cop. See more »

Quotes

Ray: What about you, Fourth Grade? What you wanna do?
Fourth Grade: I don't know... I guess, like, make a movie or something.
Fuckshit: This nigga think he Spielberg or some shit. You know you gotta say words to make movies, nigga, I ain't heard you talk but twice.
Fourth Grade: [mumbling] Yeah, I guess it's a stupid idea.
Fuckshit: Yes it was.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Mid90s/The Old Man & the Gun (2018) See more »

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Hooligans
Written by Terence Parkins
Performed by Count Lasher
Courtesy of Calderwood Inc.
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Embrace the nostalgia / cliches
13 September 2018 | by jsph_calabreseSee all my reviews

Sure, it might not be the most original take on the coming-of-age story (Jonah Hill even admitted it is a movie built on tropes), but what makes it unique is the chemistry and exuberance shared between the 5 boys. It's also irreverent AF, which feels incredibly refreshing.

The easy comparison would be The Sandlot, a nostalgic tale of friendship formed over a shared passion, but this has a deeper emotional layer that feels at times like Short Term 12 (and also like that movie, I predict we'll look back at Mid90s in 5 years and realize this too was a breakout platform for numerous stars).


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