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American Honey (2016)

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A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 13 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Star
... Jake
... Krystal
... Corey
... Pagan
Crystal Ice ... Katness (as Crystal B. Ice)
Veronica Ezell ... QT (as Verronikah Ezell)
Chad Cox ... Billy (as Chad McKenzie Cox)
Garry Howell ... Austin
Kenneth Kory Tucker ... Sean
Raymond Coalson ... JJ
... Kalium
Dakota Powers ... Runt
Shawna Rae Moseley ... Shaunte
Christopher David Wright ... Riley
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Star, a teenage girl with nothing to lose, joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits. Written by Anonymous

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Optimistic and just plain beautiful. A film for this generation! See more »


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Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language throughout, drug/alcohol abuse-all involving teens | See all certifications »

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14 October 2016 (UK)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$71,203, 2 October 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$662,786, 2 December 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,751,330, 4 December 2016
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When Sasha Lane was approached on the beach in Panama City, her friend with her thought they were being scouted for porn, and walked away. Then realizing that was not the intent; she ended up cast as the lead. See more »

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When Star is entering the truck of the Oil Worker you can see a crew member (maybe two?) in the rear seats. See more »

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Krystal: Got anybody who's gonna miss you?
Star: Not really.
Krystal: OK good. You're hired.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits, after the lead actor names, consist of a list of names, alphabetized by first name, with no indication of whether they are crew or cast -- no job titles or character names. And there are no opening credits. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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I Don't Fuck With You
Written by Dwane Weir II, D.J. Rogers, Big Sean (as Sean Michael Anderson), E-40 (as Earl T. Stevens), DJ Mustard (as Dijon McFarlane), Mikely Wilhelm Adam, Dacoury Natche, Willie Antonio Hansbro and Kanye West
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing CORP. (BMI), Sean Michael Anderson Music LLC (BMI), Wane County (BMI), Chappell & CO Inc. (ASCAP), Woogie Music (ASCAP) - All rights on behalf of itself, Sean Michael Anderson Music LLC, Wane County (Admin.
By Warner-Tamerlane Publishing CORP.)
All rights on behalf of itself and Woogie Music
(Admin. by Chappell & CO INC.), Sayitainttone Songs (BMI), Universal/MCA Music Ltd., SONGS Music Publishing LLC, Sony/ATV Sonata, Swizole Music /EMI Music Publishing Ltd, Please Gimme My Publishing Inc/EMI Music Publishing Limited
(Contains samples from "Say You Love Me, One More Time" by D.J. Rogers. Woogie Music, Chappell & CO).
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Where Did the American Dream Go?
6 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

With all the talk generated during the most recent presidential election about how out of touch one half of America is with the other, it takes a British filmmaker to give us a movie that brings the socioeconomic discrepancies between one part of America and another to light in a way that no other recent movie has.

The young drifters in this movie are amazed at Kansas City, never having seen so many tall buildings together in one place before. A conversation with an older, professional trucker reveals that a dream both characters share is seeing the ocean. One girl thinks people who make $100,000 a year are rich.

Wow, talk about a world away from where I live (Chicago) and where a salary of $100,000 makes owning a home barely affordable. For awhile, "American Honey" is a compelling glimpse into the life of those who have long since been left behind by the American dream. But the film goes on far too long and is far too monotonous to remain compelling for its entire duration. We only really get to know one person in the movie, a young woman named Star who is running from the hopelessness of her situation to.....what, exactly? She doesn't know, and that's the point of the movie. But that point is made long before the movie itself ends, and without much character development (Star's character arc is awfully short for a nearly three-hour movie), I found my attention and interest wandering in the film's final half hour or so.

Grade: B


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