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The United States of Leland (2003)

The United States of Leland
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(252 ratings)
7.2 IMDB rating

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Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle

Pearl Madison
Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling

Leland P. Fitzgerald
Chris Klein

Chris Klein

Allen Harris
Jena Malone

Jena Malone

Becky Pollard
Lena Olin

Lena Olin

Marybeth Fitzgerald
Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Albert T. Fitzgerald
Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams

Julie Pollard
Martin Donovan

Martin Donovan

Harry Pollard


Written by
Matthew Ryan Hoge

Matthew Ryan Hoge

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6 years, 3 months ago at Oct 16 1:57
Most people that watch this movie don't see anything fantastic about it. Most people would say "okay, it was a good movie, but I wouldn't watch it again" or "I have no idea of what happened in this movie because I fell asleep in it".
Honestly, most people are completely mistaken.
This is not only a movie - it's a piece of art. It's the kind of movie that you watch and it will haunt ... read more

An acquired taste

3 years, 11 months ago at Feb 26 17:41
Honestly, this movie is far from being flawless. There are too many characters and many of them are not developped enough (for example, Lena Olin is barely seen in the movie and barely utters a word) and also, some parts of the story just don't work. In spite of these issues, I still enjoyed it. I like the directing, the cast is very interesting (Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Jena Malone, Lena Olin, ... read more

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1 year, 11 months ago at Feb 2 13:29
want to watch the movie i cenemaas.the sixteen year old troubled and pessimist Leland P. Fitzgerald (Ryan Gosling) is sent to a juvenile detention. His teacher and aspirant writer Pearl Madison
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Description: After stabbing an autistic boy, the sixteen year old troubled and pessimist Leland P. Fitzgerald (Ryan Gosling) is sent to a juvenile detention. His teacher and aspirant writer Pearl Madison (Don Cheadle) gets close and tries to understand him, first with intention of writing a book, and later becoming his friend. Leland slowly disclo ... (more)
Release date: 25 March 2005
UPC: 097363427148
Drama (18), Crime (11), 2000s (11), Indie (7), Depression (6), Thriller (6), 2003 (6), Suspense (5), (5), Death (5), Teenage (5), Sad (5), Mental Health (4), Philosophy (4), Wisdom (4), Teenagers (4), Teens (3), Usa (3), Kiddo (3), Teen (3)
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“want to watch the movie i cenemaas.the sixteen year old troubled and pessimist Leland P. Fitzgerald (Ryan Gosling) is sent to a juvenile detention. His teacher and aspirant writer Pearl Madison” read more

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"TV Reporter: Why did you do it, Leland? Leland: Because of the sadness. TV Reporter: What sadness? Whose sadness? Leland: Your sadness. Leland: You want a why. Well, maybe there isn't one. Maybe... Maybe this is just something that happened. Leland: This one is something a friend of mine said to me. "You have to believe that life is more than the sum of its parts, kiddo." I remember it right now to the "kiddo" part. But when I think about what she said, the same thing always comes into my he"


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johanlefourbe posted a review 3 years, 11 months ago

An acquired taste

“Honestly, this movie is far from being flawless. There are too many characters and many of them are not developped enough (for example, Lena Olin is barely seen in the movie and barely utters a word) and also, some parts of the story just don't work. In spite of these issues, I still enjoyed it. I like the directing, the cast is very interesting (Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Jena Malone, Lena Olin, Kevin Spacey, Michelle Williams, Sherilyn Fenn) and 3 actors give very good perfomances (Ryan Gosling, Don Cheadle and Kevin Spacey though, his character is not developped enough to my taste). So, it is is definitely an acquired taste.” read more

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" Pearl Madison: "I'm only human, man." Leland: "It's funny how people only say that after they do something bad. I mean, you never hear someone say, "I'm only human" after they rescue a kid from a burning building." Albert T. Fitzgerald: "I recall when our lives were unusual and electric. When we burned with something close to fire. But now we sway to a different rhythm. Lives lived without meaning or even directed hope. The passage of time measured only by loss. Loss of a job, loss of a mini"


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