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Veronica Mars (2014)

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Years after walking away from her past as a young private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown, just in time for her high school reunion, in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.

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Rob Thomas

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Rob Thomas (screenplay), Diane Ruggiero-Wright (screenplay) (as Diane Ruggiero) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Bell ... Veronica Mars
Jason Dohring ... Logan Echolls
Enrico Colantoni ... Keith Mars
Chris Lowell ... Stosh 'Piz' Piznarski
Percy Daggs III ... Wallace Fennel
Tina Majorino ... Cindy 'Mac' Mackenzie
Krysten Ritter ... Gia Goodman
Martin Starr ... Stu 'Cobb' Cobbler
Gaby Hoffmann ... Ruby Jetson
Andrea Estella Andrea Estella ... Bonnie DeVille
Jerry O'Connell ... Sheriff Dan Lamb
Francis Capra ... Eli 'Weevil' Navarro
Ryan Hansen ... Dick Casablancas
Brandon Hillock ... Deputy Jerry Sacks
Maury Sterling ... Deputy Lyles
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Storyline

Former teenage private eye and now an aspiring New York City lawyer, Veronica Mars gets one phone call from ex-boyfriend Logan Echolls and she gets pulled right back into the seedy underbelly of Neptune, California. Logan's pop star girlfriend, Bonnie DeVille, has been murdered and he needs Veronica's help to clear his name. DeVille is a fellow Neptune High alum, and her murder and Veronica's return to Neptune coincide with their 10-year high school reunion. Veronica is face to face with old friends and foes alike and finds it's much harder to leave home a second time. Written by Anne Campbell

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She thought she was out


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexuality including references, drug content, violence and some strong language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Kickstarter page | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA | UK | France | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2014 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Veronica Mars: The Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,988,351, 16 March 2014

Gross USA:

$3,322,127

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,485,127
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SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Almost since Veronica Mars (2004) went off the air, there's been talk of making a movie. Rob Thomas even developed a pitch that revolved around graduation day at Hearst college: Wallace (Percy Daggs III) and Mac (Tina Majorino) were graduating, Veronica (Kristen Bell) had been sidetracked by freeing Keith (Enrico Colantoni) from prison and there was a murder in Neptune that was affecting the beach city's spring break business. Warner Brothers wasn't convinced there was enough interest to warrant a major studio-sized movie about Veronica, and the project never got off the ground. Part of that story was later used as the premise of the fourth season of the series, released on July 19, 2019 by streaming platform Hulu. See more »

Goofs

When Logan is trying to help Keith out of the wrecked car, he calls for an ambulance then puts his cell phone back into his pocket. After he rescues Keith and the car gets hit again, he yells to the neighbors to call for an ambulance. See more »

Quotes

Cindy 'Mac' Mackenzie: [Explaining her taking a new job with former local adversary Kane Software] ... and they pay me so much!
Veronica Mars: Ooh! $10,000 Pyramid! Things a whore says!
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of the closing credits, we hear one of Logan's voice mail recordings:

"[phone ringing] This is Logan reminding you: if you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask which seat, just get on. Sheryl Sandberg said that. So don't leave a message. Go get on that rocket ship. Or, leave a message. Your call. Your decision will tell me a lot about you." See more »

Connections

References The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Chicago
Written and performed by Sufjan Stevens
Courtesy of Asthmatic Kitty Records
By arrangement with Ghost Town, Inc.
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4 / 10 for those that don't know the series...
20 March 2014 | by GroovyChickenSee all my reviews

... but 9 / 10 for the fans that love the series.

I grew up with all 3 seasons. However, while seasons 1 & 2 were brilliant, season 3 sucked to high heaven. The movie is definitely just for those that really missed the characters and just needed a fresh 107 minutes of Veronica.

The story offered isn't exactly water tight, but if you're a true Veronica Mars fan you will overlook the odd logical glitch in the story.

One thing that gave me a pleasant surprise was that it's still jaw-dropping amazing to look at Kristen Bell. Her cute and sexy voice/smile/attitude just makes you forget about some of the truly crappy storytelling in the movie.

That the movie has a rating of 7,8 (03/20/2014) doesn't surprise me. This is just purely a hardcore fan rating.

Bottom line: Veronica Mars fans will get what they deserve.


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