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Freak Show (2017)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 12 January 2018 (USA)
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Follows the story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.

Director:

Trudie Styler

Writers:

Patrick J. Clifton (screenplay by), Beth Rigazio (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Lawther ... Billy (as Alex J. Lawther)
Ian Nelson ... Flip
AnnaSophia Robb ... Blah Blah Blah
Celia Weston ... Florence
Walden Hudson Walden Hudson ... Bib (as Walden Bryan Hudson)
Abigail Breslin ... Lynette
Daniel Bellomy ... Bo-Bo
Bette Midler ... Muv
Larry Pine ... William
Christopher Dylan White ... Bernard
Willa Fitzgerald ... Tiffany
Michael Park ... Principal Onnigan
John McEnroe ... Coach Carter
Mickey Sumner ... Dr. Veronica Vickers
Wally Dunn ... Mr. Reamer
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Storyline

In the vein of CLUELESS and NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, FREAK SHOW tells the moving, heartwarming, and hilarious story of Billy Bloom, a boldly confident, wildly eccentric teenager, who faces intolerance and persecution at his ultra conservative high school, and decides to fight back on behalf of all the misunderstood freaks of the world by running for the title of homecoming queen.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Both Abigail Breslin and AnnaSophia Robb had been in American Girl Doll movies. Abigail was in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008), a feature film, and AnnaSophia was in An American Girl Holiday (2004), a television movie made four years earlier. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Vickers: Your son has multiple abrasions , contusions, concussions , organ trauma and hemorrhaging that we need to keep an eye on.
Billy Bloom: Well, I guess they didn't like the dress.
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Crazy Credits

AnnaSophia Robb is credited as Blah Blah Blah instead of Mary Jane. See more »

Connections

References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Electric Love
Written by Børns (as Garret Borns), Tommy English, Nick Long and Joshua Moran
Performed by Børns
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Noice.
29 May 2020 | by alvina-deliradevaSee all my reviews

This is as good as a teenager movie can get. Realising who you are and who your parents and friends are in the most realistic way ever showed. I love that movie. Period.


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Country:

USA | UK | Sweden

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,809, 14 January 2018

Gross USA:

$19,696

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,657
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo | Dolby Digital (English Dolby Digital 5.1ch 48kHz)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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