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R| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
It's summer in New York City, the year is 1994, and teenage marijuana dealer Luke Shapiro (Josh Peck) is trading dime bags for sessions with his therapist, Dr. Squires (Ben Kingsley). Luke has girl troubles and self-esteem issues, but the doctor has problems of his own -- namely, his deteriorating marriage and midlife crisis. Together, the mismatched pair launch across the metropolis on an odyssey full of girls (Olivia Thirlby, Mary-Kate Olsen), hip-hop and cannabis smoke.

Cast: Ben Kingsley , Josh Peck , Famke Janssen , Olivia Thirlby , Mary-Kate Olsen , Jane Adams , Method Man , Aaron Yoo

Director: Jonathan Levine

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

The Wackness (2008)

Release Date: July 3rd, 2008|1 hr. 50 min.

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fan reviews ( 5 )
  • July 08, 2008 ejb4501
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    Fresh, brilliant, with a ton of heart. Josh Peck is VERY strong, as is Kingsley and everyone else. Cinematography is great. Levine did an amazing directing job. Just one wonderful moment after another.

  • July 07, 2008 ADITABYO42
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    Didn't think I'd enjoy it, but it turned out to be an awesome movie. I really liked it. Josh Peck stepped up in this movie. The story was intriguing, characters great, music sweet. Great stuff.

  • July 05, 2008 harrM40
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    Totally dope, I dug it. Kingsley was way better than I thought and I loved the music. Got the soundtrack from iTunes, we have it blasting now. Cool movie!

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