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Plot, Details & Awards

The Wackness

Rated R for pervasive drug use, language and some sexuality.

R In Theaters 07/3/2008 , 95min.
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Plot & Details

A psychiatrist (Ben Kingsley) is put into a moral quandary when a young drug dealer who's been supplying him with pot in exchange for clinical treatment ends up dating his daughter in this comedy from All the Boys Love Mandy Lane's writer/director Jonathan Levine. Josh Peck, Famke Janssen, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Method Man co-star in the Occupant Films production.

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Alliance of Women Film Journalists Most Egregious Age Difference Between Leading Man and Love Interest Won

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Edinburgh International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Independent Spirit Awards Best First Screenplay Jonathan Levine Nominated

Los Angeles Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Los Angeles Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Melbourne International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Melbourne International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

San Francisco International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 San Francisco International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Seattle International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Seattle International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Sundance Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award Won

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