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Support the Girls (2018)

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The general manager at a highway-side ''sports bar with curves" has her incurable optimism and faith, in her girls, her customers, and herself, tested over the course of a long, strange day.

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Andrew Bujalski

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Andrew Bujalski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Regina Hall ... Lisa
Haley Lu Richardson ... Maci
Dylan Gelula ... Jennelle
Zoe Graham ... Taylor
Ann LeuVoy ... Reagan (as Ann McCaskey)
Elizabeth Trieu ... Yejin
Krista Hayes ... Donnette
Victor Isaac Perez Victor Isaac Perez ... Isaac (as Victor Perez)
Jesse Marshall ... Officer Vollmer
Luis Olmeda ... Officer Dominguez
Shayna McHayle ... Danyelle
Jermichael Grey Jermichael Grey ... McKray
Christopher Weimer Christopher Weimer ... Tom, Sounds Town Manager
John Elvis John Elvis ... Jay
Lea DeLaria ... Bobo
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Storyline

Lisa is the last person you'd expect to find in a highway-side 'sports bar with curves', but as general manager at Double Whammies, she's come to love the place and its customers. An incurable den mother, she nurtures and protects her girls fiercely, but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction. Double Whammies sells a big, weird American fantasy, but what happens when reality pokes a bunch of holes in it? Written by Magnolia Pictures

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including sexual references, and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Support the Girls See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin Texas, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$51,167, 26 August 2018

Gross USA:

$129,124

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$139,486
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The restaurant used for the fictitious Double Whammies is across the street from a restaurant called Twin Peaks--a sports bar with scantily-dressed women, like Double Whammies itself. See more »

Quotes

Gary, Impatient: You can shake that thing someplace else. I'm just here for the burger and the fight.
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References Die Hard (1988) See more »

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A rare film about everyday Americans
2 December 2018 | by ikaderySee all my reviews

It's a rare film that showcases the hardships of everyday Americans. Hollywood seems to be too busy nowadays with Superhero films, Sci-fi, Historical dramas etc. and seems to have forgotten about the dreams and hardships of average Americans. This film tries to showcase that, and it succeeded without being overly dramatic. Regina Hall delivered an excellent performance in this film.


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