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Whip It! (2009)

Whip It!

Overview


Genre

Comedy, Drama

Release Date

October 02, 2009

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Duration

111 min.

Studio

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Drew Barrymore

Producer

Barry Mendel, Nancy Juvonen, Drew Barrymore

Screenwriter

Shauna Cross

Starring

Story


Drew Barrymore's directorial debut stars Ellen Page (Juno) as Bliss, a rebellious Texas teen who throws in her small-town beauty pageant crown for the rowdy world of roller-derby. Marcia Gay Harden (Mystic River, Pollock) plays Bliss's disapproving mother, while Drew Barrymore, Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live) and Juliette Lewis (Old School) play roller-derby stars. "Whip It" also stars Eve, Jimmy Fallon, Daniel Stern, Alia Shawkat, Ari Graynor, Andrew Wilson, Zoe Bell and singer-songwriter Landon Pigg.

Pictures (66 photos)


Juliette Lewis stars as Dinah Might in Fox Searchlight Pictures' Whip It! (2009)
Drew Barrymore stars as Smashley Simpson in Fox Searchlight Pictures' Whip It! (2009)

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Drew Barrymore
"Whip It!" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals
Sep 29, 2009
Drew Barrymore
"Whip It!" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals
Sep 29, 2009

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..will be a confusing movie for those who question the value of a roller-derby movie..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
“..There's nothing nearly that provocative or surprising..”
by Kerry Lengel [Arizona Republic]
“..One of the year's most charming and jubilant films..”
by Jason McKiernan [Filmcritic.com]