Hot Summer Nights

Release Date: July 27th, 2018

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

An awkward teenager gets in over his head dealing drugs while falling for his business partner's enigmatic sister during one scorching summer in Cape Cod, Mass.

Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Alex Roe, Maika Monroe, Maia Mitchell, Emory Cohen, Thomas Jane, William Fichtner

Director: Elijah Bynum

Genres: Romance , Thriller

Production Co: Imperative Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Visually atmospheric but tonally all over the place, Hot Summer Nights, a first feature by Elijah Bynum, has much to appreciate but ultimately possesses the sampler-platter vibe of a director’s demo reel. show more

  • 63
    Anna StormFilm Journal International

    It’s a flashy film, but also rather derivative. In the end, Hot Summer Nights is a study in the power of talented actors to elevate material. show more

  • 30
    Robert AbeleTheWrap

    The characters, the dumb dialogue, and the story mechanics are the biggest problems with “Hot Summer Nights,” which never convinces, while it uses an annoying, legend-building voiceover narration from an unseen local to keep hawking the notion that we’re seeing life-changing, mythic events. show more

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