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Fruitvale Station

R| 1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
Though he once spent time in San Quentin, 22-year-old black man Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan) is now trying hard to live a clean life and support his girlfriend (Melonie Diaz) and young daughter (Ariana Neal). Flashbacks reveal the last day in Oscar's life, in which he accompanied his family and friends to San Francisco to watch fireworks on New Year's Eve, and, on the way back home, became swept up in an altercation with police that ended in tragedy. Based on a true story.

Cast: Michael B. Jordan , Octavia Spencer , Melonie Diaz , Ahna O'Reilly , Kevin Durand , Chad Michael Murray , Joey Oglesby , Laurel Moglen

Director: Ryan Coogler

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Fruitvale Station (2013)

Release Date: July 12th, 2013|1 hr. 25 min.

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  • Fruitvale Station is a gut punch of a movie. By standing in solidarity with Oscar, it becomes an unstoppable cinematic force. show more

  • The movie is modest in its ambition and powerful in its reverberations. show more

  • At the age of 27 Mr. Coogler seems to have it all, and have it firmly in place a clearsighted take on his subject (no airbrushing of flaws or foibles here, just confident brush strokes by a mature artist); a spare, spontaneous style that can go beyond naturalism into a state of poetic grace, and a gift for getting, or allowing, superb actors to give flawless performances. show more

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  • June 13, 2014 Ben Kubie
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    After watching this i'm left in shock. I did tear up at the end, but i was having trouble hearing anybody in the movie so it defeated half the purpose :( although this was a good reminder of how ****** up situations can get. its just the ending made me ball out with tears. must see 100%% recommendation to anyone.

  • March 08, 2014 xt00000000183823
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    The feel-good movie of the year!

  • September 01, 2013 hoffstrod50
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    Awesome movie!!! Michael B. Jordan played his part superbly. When movie was over, I sat right there and cried. I was that moved. Best movie I have seen in a long time. I want to see it again, but I can\'t because it is too sad.

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Why You Need to See 'Fruitvale Station' This Summer

Posted by
Alex Suskind on July 9, 2013

TWC In a summer filled with explosions and absurd car chases, sometimes you need a movie focused on substance instead of superheroes. If you're not tapped into the film festival circuit, you li...

'Fruitvale Station' Trailer: An Emotional First Look at the Story of Oscar Grant

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 13, 2013

It's always questionable whether a movie that's a hit at the Sundance Film Festival can connect with a wider audience. This year's big winner at the fest was "Fruitvale Station" (then just called "Fru...

'Fruitvale Station' Poster: First Look at the Sundance Favorite (PHOTO)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on May 7, 2013

Is this the year's first Oscar contender? The film, "Fruitvale Station," debuted to rave reviews at this year's Sundance Film Festival, and it's now being released by the Weinstein Company, who know a...

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