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The Land (2016)

R | | Drama | 4 August 2016 (USA)
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Four teenage boys devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland, Ohio, by pursuing a dream life of professional skateboarding. But when they get caught in the web of the local ... See full summary »

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Four teenage boys devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland, Ohio, by pursuing a dream life of professional skateboarding. But when they get caught in the web of the local queenpin, their motley brotherhood is tested, threatening to make this summer their last.

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On the street your dreams will cost you. See more »

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Rated R for language throughout, drug content, some violence and brief nudity
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$17,958, 29 July 2016, Limited Release

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$17,958, 29 July 2016
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Colson Baker, known as to many as "Machine Gun Kelly" lives in Cleveland and often references it in his songs. See more »

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Great movie with an incredible soundtrack
12 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

I imagine a lot of people will say that this movie is soaked in style and missing some substance but I think that is easily said when a film is as stylish as The Land.. I would say The Land was a cross between Dope and The Basketball Diaries, which is a huge compliment. Great acting, believable script, incredible cinematography and one of the best, most fitting soundtracks I've heard in a very long time. If you enjoyed Dope, Whiteboys, The Basketball Diaries, Kids or any other movie in this category, be sure to check out The Land.

The film is basically a rise and fall tale of 4 teenagers who want to become professional skateboarders. They do some fairly questionable things to get by, until one day, they hit the jackpot. After a fairly upbeat second act, things start to get a little serious for these kids.

It's a story we're all used to by now but rarely is it done with such class. Good work by everyone involved.


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