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Beats (2019)

TV-MA | | Drama | 19 June 2019 (USA)
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A reclusive teenage musical prodigy forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck high school security guard. United by their mutual love of hiphop, they confront the demons of their past and try to break into Chicago's music scene.

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Chris Robinson
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Khalil Everage ... August Monroe
Evan J. Simpson ... Lazarus "Laz"
Ashley Jackson ... Niyah
Ahmad Nicholas Ferguson ... Boy in Blue (as Ahmad Ferguson)
Uzo Aduba ... Carla Monroe
Megan Sousa ... Kari
Jeremy Phillips Jeremy Phillips ... Vern
Ariana Burks ... Leshea (as Ariana D. Burks)
Skye Sparks ... Elizabeth
Anthony Anderson ... Romelo Reese
Emayatzy Corinealdi ... Vanessa Robinson
Malkia Stampley Malkia Stampley ... Teacher
Julian Williams ... Young Buck
Paul Walter Hauser ... Terrence
Michael David Hammond ... Big Dude
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A reclusive teenage musical prodigy (Khalil Everage) forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck high school security guard (Anthony Anderson). United by their mutual love of hip hop, they try to free each other from the demons of their past and break into the city's music scene. Written by Netflix

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Rise Above The Noise

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Drama

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One of two films to be be titled Beats released in 2019. See more »

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Was going so well until the end.
22 June 2019 | by Tabb89See all my reviews

I was loving the movie, until the ending. Just felt like they didn't know how to finish it. I can see what they were trying to do, but it was a poor ending, it felt rushed. I still enjoyed it though.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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2.35 : 1
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