Ingrid Goes West

Release Date: August 11th, 2017

R |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Following the death of her mother and a series of self-inflicted setbacks, young Ingrid Thorburn escapes a humdrum existence by moving out West to befriend her Instagram obsession, a Los Angeles socialite named Taylor Sloane. After a quick bond is forged between these unlikeliest of buddies, the facade begins to crack in both women's lives -- with comically malicious results.

Cast: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Wyatt Russell, Billy Magnussen, Pom Klementieff, Hannah Pearl Utt

Director: Matt Spicer

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Mighty Engine, 141 Entertainment

Distributors: Neon

Keywords: Pursuit, Temptation, Gritty, Hilarious, Offbeat, Mother, Brash, House, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Heather SchwedelSlate

    Though not a direct adaptation of "The Talented Mr. Ripley," the movie plays like a 2017 version of the psychological thriller, and not since "Clueless" took on Emma has a film so cleverly updated a pre-existing plot for the mores of the present day. show more

  • 70
    John AndersonWall Street Journal

    Ms. Plaza delivers a wide-ranging, nuanced and demanding performance as a mad woman, whose attic is the cellphone. show more

  • 70
    David D'ArcyScreen International

    If you’re looking for more than laughs, this comedy aspiring to drama takes you only so far. show more

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