Ingrid Goes West Poster

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

Director: Matt Spicer

Genres: Dark comedy

Production Co: Mighty Engine

Distributors: Neon

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

Ratings & Reviews

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

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

  • 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

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