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PG-13| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
The year is 1965, and the residents of New Penzance, an island off the coast of New England, inhabit a community that seems untouched by some of the bad things going on in the rest of the world. Twelve-year-olds Sam (Jared Gilman) and Suzy (Kara Hayward) have fallen in love and decide to run away. But a violent storm is approaching the island, forcing a group of quirky adults (Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray) to mobilize a search party and find the youths before calamity strikes.

Cast: Bruce Willis , Edward Norton , Bill Murray , Frances McDormand , Tilda Swinton , Jared Gilman , Kara Hayward , Bob Balaban

Director: Wes Anderson

Genres: Comedy drama, Romance

Distributor: Focus Features

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Release Date: May 25th, 2012|1 hr. 34 min.

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  • January 04, 2013 sm00000000134753
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    This is the definition of a movie!

  • December 30, 2012 joelcline
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    Quirky, strange, original...Just like me!

  • December 19, 2012 lukebarnhart77
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    Wonderful. A great homage to an older style of film. Very cute, and quite entertaining.

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What is 'Moonrise Kingdom'? Oscar Nominee Guide 2013

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Jessie Heyman on Feb 22nd, 2013 11:41AM

"Moonrise Kingdom"Nominated For: Best Screenplay (Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola)What's It About? Two star-crossed tweens (Kara Hayward, Jared Gilman) run away in the name of love, while their New...

Roman Coppola, 'Moonrise Kingdom' Writer, On His First Oscar Nomination

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Sharon Knolle on Jan 10th, 2013 1:06PM

After the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards were announced this morning, Moviefone got to congratulate Roman Coppola on his first Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay, shared with the...

'Moonrise Kingdom' Blu-ray Giveaway

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Eric Larnick on Oct 16th, 2012 2:06PM

"Moonrise Kingdom," the latest comedy from Wes Anderson, tells the story of two young lovers -- Suzy Sharp and Sam Shakusky -- who run away together. Suzy is a disaffected young girl, who enjoys...

New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Moonrise Kingdom'

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Eric Larnick on Oct 15th, 2012 4:59PM

Moviefone's New Release Pick of the Week "Moonrise Kingdom" What's It About? Two star-crossed tweens (Kara Hayward, Jared Gilman) run away together, while their New England town bands together...

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