• Eighth Grade (2018)

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Eighth Grade

Release Date: July 13th, 2018

DVD Release Date: October 9th, 2018

R |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school -- the end of her thus far disastrous eighth-grade year.

Cast: Elsie Kate Fisher, Daniel Zolghadri, Fred Hechinger, Imani Lewis, Luke Prael, Catherine Oliviere, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson

Director: Bo Burnham

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: A24

Distributors: A24

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Dana StevensSlate

    Impressive as Burnham’s achievement is, Eighth Grade could never hit the heights it does without the right actress in the demanding lead role. show more

  • 90
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    Burnham is uniquely tuned into the minds and behaviors of his young characters and their hyper-active, hormonally-charged world. For a gloriously funny and heartbreaking 94 minutes, you too will feel like you’re 13 again. show more

  • 80
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    Newcomer Elsie Fisher offers a breakout performance. show more

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy