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Lady Bird (2017)

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In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lady Bird McPherson
... Marion McPherson
... Larry McPherson
... Danny O'Neill
... Kyle Scheible
... Julie Steffans
... Sister Sarah Joan
... Father Leviatch (as Stephen McKinley Henderson)
... Jenna Walton
... Miguel McPherson
... Shelly Yuhan
... Greg Anrue
... Mr. Bruno
... Casey Kelly
... Diana Greenway
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Storyline

Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college. Written by Dehlia

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Rated R for language, sexual content, brief graphic nudity and teen partying | See all certifications »

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1 December 2017 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$364,437, 5 November 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$48,958,273, 5 April 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$70,758,273, 5 April 2018
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The film cast includes four Oscar nominees: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Lucas Hedges and Timothée Chalamet. Both Ronan and Metcalf were nominated for their roles in this film and Chalamet was nominated in the same year, but for a different film, Call Me By Your Name (2017). See more »

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When they introduce the character Jenna Walton, she is shown next to a Range Rover. The model shown did not come out until 2004, two years into the future. See more »

Quotes

Marion McPherson: Money is not life's report card. Being successful doesn't mean anything in and of itself. It just means that you're successful. But that doesn't mean that you're happy.
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Crazy Credits

SHOWN AT THE BEGINNING: "Anybody who talks about California hedonism has never spent a Christmas in Sacramento." -Joan Didion See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Lady Bird/Coco (2017) See more »

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Panis Angelicus
Written by César Franck
Text by Thomas Aquinas (as Sir Thomas Aquinas)
Performed by Adolf Fredrik Girls Choir
Courtesy of Swedish Society Discofil and Naxos
By arrangement with Source/Q
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What All Movies Should Strive For- Brilliance
21 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

With such a vague description, I didn't know what to expect when watching Lady Bird. I had seen that it was nominated for some Oscars, so figured it must be good. It isn't good, it's fantastic.

Not everyone will enjoy this film as it's just not for everyone. Where Lady Bird stands out and why I believe it warrants 10 stars is that it mentally transports you to Lady Bird's world. You forget you're watching a movie because everything is done so well. I found myself feeling as though I was in the same room with the characters in this movie.

This is why we watch movies- to mentally go outside of our living rooms. Lady Bird achieves this. Best movie I've seen in a while.


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