Based on the inspiring true events, 'Gimme Shelter' centers on the courageous story of Agnes "Apple" Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens) and her incredible path to motherhood as a pregnant, homeless teenager. Forced to flee her abusive mother (Rosario Dawson), and turned away by her Wall Street father (Brendan Fraser), Apple finds herself on a desperate and isolated journey of survival. In the depths of despair, she meets a compassionate stranger (James Earl Jones), who ultimately leads her to salvation and unprecedented support in a suburban shelter for homeless teenagers. With gained confidence, and the warmth of her new home, Apple breaks from her inhibiting past, embracing the future with clarity and hope.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 100min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 01/24/2014
- DVD Release Date: 04/29/2014
- Distributor(s): Roadside Attractions
James Earl Jones
- Themes: Kids in Trouble,Expecting a Baby
- Tone: Earnest,Poignant,Compassionate,Heartwarming,Intimate
abuse, courage, father, hope, inner-city, minister
- Country of Origin: USA (01-24-2014)
- Language: English