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Stonewall (2015)

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A young man's political awakening and coming of age during the days and weeks leading up to the Stonewall Riots.

Director:

Roland Emmerich

Writer:

Jon Robin Baitz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeremy Irvine ... Danny Winters
Jonny Beauchamp ... Ray / Ramona
Joey King ... Phoebe
Caleb Landry Jones ... Orphan Annie
Matt Craven ... Deputy Seymour Pine
David Cubitt ... Coach Winters
Vlad Alexis Vlad Alexis ... Cong (as Vladimir Alexis)
Ben Sullivan ... Quiet Paul
Andrea Frankle ... Joyce Winters
Patrick Garrow ... Bob Kohler
Alexandre Nachi ... Lee
Karl Glusman ... Joe Altman
Otoja Abit ... Marsha P. Johnson
Jonathan Rhys Meyers ... Trevor
Ron Perlman ... Ed Murphy
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Storyline

The plot revolves around the 1969 Stonewall Riots, the violent clash that kicked off the gay rights movement in New York City. The drama centers on Danny Winters, who flees to New York, leaving behind his sister. He finds his way to the Stonewall Inn, where he meets Trevor before catching the eye of Ed Murphy, manager of the Stonewall. He colludes with corrupt police and exploits homeless youth.

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Taglines:

For every movement and every injustice, there is a moment that changes history. See more »

Genres:

Drama | History

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stonewall - Where Pride Began See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$112,834, 27 September 2015

Gross USA:

$187,674

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$292,669
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Black and White (some sequences)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The first trailer for the film led to accusations that Roland Emmerich had "whitewashed" the historical events depicted by creating a fictional white protagonist. Emmerich and others associated with the production defended his casting choices but a year after the film's failure Emmerich continued to engender controversy with claims that the Stonewall riots were a "white event" and blaming the failure on the initial whitewashing complaints. See more »

Goofs

During Danny's first visit to the Stonewall, a few months prior to the June 1969 riots, the song "Venus" by Shocking Blue is played on the bar's jukebox. The song wasn't released until October of 1969 and wasn't a major hit until 1970, well after the events of the film. Similarly, the song "I'll Take You There" by the Staple Singers, is featured twice on the soundtrack, once as as diegetic music and once as non-diegetic. That song wasn't released until 1972, again well after the events of the film. See more »

Quotes

Ray: Danny, Judy just died.
Danny Winters: Judy who?
Ray: Garland!
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Connections

Features Boys Beware (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

I Need A Guy
Written by Winfred 'Blue' Lovett (as Winfred Lorenzo Lovett)
Performed by The Lovettes
Courtesy of Carnival Records
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Mashup Historical Storytelling
23 April 2017 | by kz917-1See all my reviews

A part of history that has rarely been told until now. My interest was piqued after the ABC miniseries Rise Up. So I figured I would wade into the Stonewall waters. What I experienced was surprisingly good. Some of the characters are compilations of actual persons. Good story and actors. Enjoyable and enlightening film on the whole.


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