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La La Land (2016)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 25 December 2016 (USA)
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A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

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Mia
Amiée Conn ...
Famous Actress
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Linda (Coffee Shop Manager)
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Coffee Spiller
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Casting Director (First Audition)
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Tracy
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Alexis
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Caitlin
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Laura
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D.A. Wallach ...
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Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart. Written by Eirini

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Here's to the fools who dream.


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Rated PG-13 for some language | See all certifications »

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25 December 2016 (USA)  »

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LaLa Land  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,102,091 (USA) (16 December 2016)

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$149,765,752 (USA) (17 March 2017)
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This will be the third movie co-starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. They previously worked together on Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) and Gangster Squad (2013). See more »

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When Mia asks Seb to grab her keys for her, the tattoo on Ryan Gosling's left arm/elbow is visible. Later in the film, it is not. See more »

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Sebastian: I want to let you know you're looking at a new man. A man who's happy to be here.
Boss: Right, and you'll play the set list.
Sebastian: Gladly... Although, you know, I thought in this town it worked on a sort of "one for you, one for me" basis type system. How about two for you, one for me?
Sebastian: How about all for you and none for me?
Boss: That's perfect, yes.
Sebastian: Great.
Boss: Okay.
Sebastian: Okay, a mutual decision then.
Boss: Made by me.
Sebastian: Right, and I sign off on it, so...
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Crazy Credits

There is a title card at the very beginning that says "Filmed in Cinemascope." See more »

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References Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) See more »

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City Of Stars (Humming)
Music by Justin Hurwitz
Performed by Emma Stone
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An incoherent mess.
27 February 2017 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

La La Land (2016) Written and directed by Damien Chazelle, and that's the problem. A textbook example of the folly of letting a writer direct his own script. I've rarely seen such a pretentious, muddled, incoherent mess. The basic problem is that Chazelle doesn't know whether he's written a romantic drama or a musical romance. An independent director would have cut and rewritten the script to be firmly one or the other. Either way, it would have been a good movie. As it is, two fine actors are wasted, as are some fine musicians and dancers. Worst of all, the movie was boring. Only plus: some well done jazz.


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