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Good Time (2017)

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After a heist goes awry, a bank robber spends a night trying to free his mentally ill brother from being sent to Riker's Island prison.
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Crystal (as Taliah Lennice Webster)
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Dash the Park Security Guard
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Caliph
Peter Verby ...
Saida Mansoor ...
Agapia Nikas
Gladys Mathon ...
Annie
Rose Gregorio ...
Loren Ellman
Eric Paykert ...
Eric the Bail Bondsman
Astrid Corrales ...
Bail Bondsman's Assistant
Rachel Black ...
Rachel the Public Defender
Hirakish Ranasaki ...
Trevor
Maynard Nicholl ...
Donnie
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Storyline

Motivated by an almost ferocious love for his intellectually disabled brother, Nick, and an explosive mix of desperation and thirst for a better life, the abrasive and fledgeling criminal, Connie, involves his sibling in an ill-conceived bank robbery that swears to be a quick and easy job. Instead, things go utterly wrong, and Nick will wind up in Rikers Island after one unanticipated complication, forcing the desperate but determined Connie to embark on a nightmarish, no-holds-barred quest to bail Nick out. Inevitably, over the course of a long and violent night, Connie will go to great lengths to save Nick from a cruel fate, doomed, however, to do more harm than good. Is it all heading somewhere? Written by Nick Riganas

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Are you ready for a Good Time?

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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

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25 August 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Good Time: Viviendo al límite  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$125,101, 13 August 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,009,484, 12 October 2017
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Trivia

The role of Connie Nikas was written specifically for Robert Pattinson, who had contacted the directors and expressed interest in working with them after watching their previous film Heaven Knows What (2014). See more »

Goofs

During the flashback scene outside White Castle, the Acid Buying Complainer is shown running for along a street and then entering a cab. The street has red colored crosswalks (or bicycle paths) and the cab is green and white. Neither the red path nor any green and white cabs are found in New York City, let alone the Queens, New York area where the film takes place. See more »

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Ray: You ever do time before?
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Crazy Credits

Excepting the production companies and title, the opening credits begin 17 minutes into the movie. See more »

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Features Cops (1989) See more »

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The Vibrant, Hectic Cousin of Drive
14 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

With Good Time, largely new directors the Safdie brothers present one of the most vibrant and gritty crime films in recent memory. The plot never stops to catch its breath, forcing main character Pattinson, who's acting blew me away considering his past films, to constantly adapt and evoke an engaging fight and flight response from scene to scene. The cinematography is electrifying, and the balance between wide landscape shots and claustrophobic closeups is constantly gripping. This movie is worth checking out for anyone looking for a well-directed and acted crime/thriller.


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