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The Wackness (2008)

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Ben Kingsley Ben Kingsley
Dr. Squires
Josh Peck Josh Peck
Luke Shapiro
Famke Janssen Famke Janssen
Mrs. Squires
Olivia Thirlby Olivia Thirlby
Stephanie
Jane Adams Jane Adams
Eleanor
Method Man Method Man
Percy
Aaron Yoo Aaron Yoo
Justin


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Jonathan Levine Jonathan Levine
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The Wackness

7 years, 1 month ago at Sep 6 1:55
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Originality of plot is always welcome in a time that multiplexes are overflowing with films that feature recycled storylines, and an original plot is exactly what The Wackness gives us; it's an examination of that weird time known as the summer between the end of high school and the start of college, and it's also set in 1994. In addition, our protagonist, Luke (Josh Peck), is a drug dealer, but b... read more
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Description: It’s the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop and wafting with the sweet aroma of marijuana—but change is in the air. The newly-inaugurated mayor, Rudy Giuliani, is beginning to implement his anti-fun initiatives against “crimes” like noisy portable radios, graffiti and public drunkenness. Set against this backdrop, Luke Shapiro (Josh Peck) spends his last summer before college selling dope throughout New York City, trading it with his shrink (Ben Kingsley) for therapy, while crushing on his step daughter (Olivia Thirlby). Famke Janssen, Mary Kate Olsen,and Method Man round out the cast in ... (more)
Release date: 1 August 2008
Tags: Comedy (6), Coming Of Age (5), 2000s (5), Drama (5), Drugs (5), Philosophy (3), Psychotherapy (3), New York (3), Psychology (2), Family (2), 2008 (2), Family Issues (1), 2008. (1), Music (1), Usa (1), Disco23 (1), Sort (1), Rap Music (1), 1990s (1)
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