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Lady Bird (2017)

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In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lady Bird McPherson
... Marion McPherson
... Larry McPherson
... Danny O'Neill
... Kyle Scheible
... Julie Steffans
... Sister Sarah Joan
... Father Leviatch (as Stephen McKinley Henderson)
... Jenna Walton
... Miguel McPherson
... Shelly Yuhan
... Greg Anrue
... Mr. Bruno
... Casey Kelly
... Diana Greenway
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Storyline

Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college. Written by Dehlia

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Time to Fly. See more »

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Rated R for language, sexual content, brief graphic nudity and teen partying | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 December 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$364,437, 5 November 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$48,958,273, 5 April 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$70,758,273, 5 April 2018
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Trivia

Lucas Hedges and Stephen Henderson previously appeared in Manchester by the Sea (2016). See more »

Goofs

When Lady Bird jumps out of the moving car, a pole is visible when she opens her door, revealing that the car is being carried on a trailer. See more »

Quotes

Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: I hate California, I want to go to the east coast. I want to go where culture is like, New York, or Connecticut or New Hampshire.
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Crazy Credits

SHOWN AT THE BEGINNING: "Anybody who talks about California hedonism has never spent a Christmas in Sacramento." -Joan Didion See more »

Connections

Featured in To Be Continued (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Nothing I'd Rather Be
Written by Ellis Clarance Taylor Sr., Marva Whitney (as Marva Ann Whitney)
Performed by Marva Whitney (as Marva W. Taylor)
Courtesy of The Numero Group
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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One of the best forms of art
28 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

This film was so true that it was almost hard to watch. This is not because it was hurtful. There is a resistance in watching something that has so much of you in it. I write this not just relating to the main character. Lady Bird has a bit of everyone in it- thus truly mimicking life. It is this philosophy that brings the higher level intelligence to the simple concept of the film. Breathtaking cinematography and editing add a praise worthy polish and appreciation for the film in and of itself. This is a much watch for all who invest much in movies and highly recommend for those whom may not be familiar with the more indy aspects of movies. Much to be gained, much was taken away.


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