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Hot Summer Nights (2017)

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In the summer of 1991, a sheltered teenage boy comes of age during a wild summer he spends in Cape Cod getting rich from selling pot to gangsters, falling in love for the first time, partying and eventually realizing that he is in over his head.

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Elijah Bynum

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Elijah Bynum
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothée Chalamet ... Daniel
Maika Monroe ... McKayla
Alex Roe ... Hunter
Emory Cohen ... Dex
Thomas Jane ... Sergeant Calhoun
Maia Mitchell ... Amy
William Fichtner ... Shep
Jeanine Serralles ... Daniel's Mom
Reece Ennis ... Okie
Jack Kesy ... Ponytail
Thomas Blake Jr. ... Taylor Middelton
Alexander Biglane ... Blair Prescott (as Alex Biglane)
Shane Epstein Petrullo Shane Epstein Petrullo ... Narrator (voice)
Rawann Gracie Rawann Gracie ... Narrator
Rebecca Koon ... Aunt Barb
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In the summer of 1991, a sheltered teenage boy comes of age during a wild summer he spends in Cape Cod getting rich from selling pot to gangsters, falling in love for the first time, partying and eventually realizing that he is in over his head.

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One summer can change everything.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for drug content and language throughout, sexual references, and some strong violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hot Summer Nights See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$246,133
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Part of the movie takes place around The Perfect Storm of 1991. William Fichtner (Shep), also appeared in The Perfect Storm (2000), a movie based on the true story of the Andrea Gail, a commercial fishing boat that was lost at sea during the storm. See more »

Goofs

It is stated that Hunter Strawberry burned down the ice cream shop for putting sprinkles on his cone. Cape Codders call sprinkles jimmies. See more »

Quotes

Hunter: [to Daniel] You're a smart little fuck, you know that? But too smart for your own fuckin' good.
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Connections

References The Sting (1973) See more »

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All the Young Dudes
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Written by David Bowie
Performed by Mott the Hoople
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Not your usual coming of age story
19 March 2017 | by oaksongSee all my reviews

Daniel is bright but probably not given enough work to keep him interested in school. Summer's about to start and his mother decides to send him to live with her sister on the coast. He falls in with a crowd that isn't that ambitious and decides to raise the level of play, so to speak.

Tim Chalamet as Daniel brings a sweetness and innocence to the story that makes it very believable. Daniel has no idea what he's gotten himself into and how very nasty that world can be. A girl who would normally be out of his league flirts with him as a joke, which he takes seriously having no real social experiences, and this leads to more trouble.

It's good to know, and hard to learn, what parts of life can be taken lightly and when things need to be taken seriously.


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