• The Bling Ring (2013)

The Bling Ring

Release Date: June 14th, 2013

DVD Release Date: September 17th, 2013

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

A teenager (Israel Broussard) and his gang of fame-obsessed youths (Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga) use the Internet to track the whereabouts of celebrities, then rob their homes.

Cast: Israel Broussard, Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga, Claire Julien, Georgia Rock, Emma Watson, Leslie Mann, Gavin Rossdale

Director: Sofia Coppola

Genres: Crime drama , Docudrama , Comedy

Production Co: American Zoetrope, Nala Films


Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The point of the film is vacuous materialism, but the way these larcenous children return the camera's impassive gaze suggests that no one is home behind their beautiful faces and dead eyes. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    The Bling Ring is Sofia Coppola's energetic, elegant, and entertaining take on this real-life story - a comedy, of sorts, if what it says about our obsession with the famous and the frivolous weren't so totally depressing. show more

  • 60
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Coppola’s attitude toward her subject seems equivocal, uncertain; there is perhaps a smidgen of social commentary, but she seems far too at home in the world she depicts to offer a rewarding critique of it. show more

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