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Green Room (2015)

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A punk rock band is forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar.

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Jeremy Saulnier

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Jeremy Saulnier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anton Yelchin ... Pat
Joe Cole ... Reece
Alia Shawkat ... Sam
Callum Turner ... Tiger
David W. Thompson ... Tad
Mark Webber ... Daniel
Macon Blair ... Gabe
Eric Edelstein ... Big Justin
Michael Draper ... Stagehand
Andy Copeland Andy Copeland ... Stage Manager
Brent Werzner ... Werm
Lj Klink ... Guitarist (as LJ Klink)
Kasey Brown ... Drummer
Taylor Tunes ... Emily
Imogen Poots ... Amber
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Storyline

A band straying into a secluded part of the Pacific Northwest stumbles onto a horrific act of violence. Because they are the only witnesses, they become the targets of a terrifying gang of skinheads who want to make sure all the evidence is eliminated. Written by Aymanati

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Now. Whatever you saw or did. Is no longer my concern. But let's be clear. It won't end well.

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Horror | Music | Thriller

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Rated R for strong brutal graphic violence, gory images, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Green Room See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Oregon, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$87,984, 17 April 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,219,029, 10 July 2016
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Toward the end, the Dragonlance novel "Dragons of Spring Dawning" can be seen in the band's van. See more »

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SPOILER:Even if the dogs were set upon the group and the accident was staged to appear to death by animal attack, their blood would have congealed by the time the dogs were brought in. Any pathologist would have been able to note that the bite woulds and flesh consumption took place post-mortem and that would have poked holes in the story that was being concocted. See more »

Quotes

Pat: I am Odin himself!
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to the Barnetti family. See more »

Alternate Versions

Despite this film being released before Anton Yelchin's death, the DVD version of the film, distributed in the United Kingdom, manages to include ''In Memory of our Dear Friend Anton'' in the closing credits. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Green Room (2016) See more »

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Takin' Out the Trash
Written by Christian Blunda & Patsy Gelb
Performed by Patsy's Rats
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A Brilliantly compelling thriller
25 September 2016 | by t-dooley-69-386916See all my reviews

A punk band are on tour trying to build up a following and get the 'vibe' going. It is going down like a pork pie at a bar mitzvah and then they get offered an actual paying gig; only it is out in the wilds of the Pacific North west of America. On arrival it looks a bit down market to be honest.

Then they sort of realise that they might be playing to some sort of white supremacists or something and yet decide to carry on – after all they are guaranteed a pay day. Then they stumble into a room where a crime has been committed. Now they are the only non locals to have seen it and all of a sudden they go from being guests to being in deep trouble.

Now I thought this was going to be a slasher horror type and so was a bit non plussed at the thought. However, it is a rollicking and very tense thriller. There are some superb performances here too. Macon Blair as the well meaning MC is superb – but he is always excellent and Patrick 'beam me up Scotty' Stewart (I know he doesn't use that line) is deliciously ambiguous. This is a case of ordinary people having to do extraordinary things and it all hangs together really well – so an easy one to recommend.


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