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The Wackness

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Release Date: July 3, 2008 (limited)
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Director: Jonathan Levine
Screenwriter: Jonathan Levine
Starring: Josh Peck, Sir Ben Kingsley, Method Man, Mary Kate Olsen, Olivia Thirlby, Famke Janssen, Aaron Yoo
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R (for pervasive drug use, language and some sexuality)
Official Website:
Review: 8.5/10 rating
DVD Review: Not Available
DVD: Blu-ray Disc | DVD
Movie Poster: One-Sheet | Teaser
Production Stills: View here

Plot Summary: It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop and wafting with the sweet aroma of marijuana--but change is in the air. The newly-inaugurated mayor, Rudy Giuliani, is beginning to implement his anti-fun initiatives against "crimes" like noisy portable radios, graffiti and public drunkenness. Set against this backdrop, Luke Shapiro (Josh Peck) spends his last summer before college selling dope throughout New York City, trading it with his shrink (Ben Kingsley) for therapy, while crushing on his step-daughter (Olivia Thirlby). Famke Janssen, Mary Kate Olsen,and Method Man round out the cast in this edgy, bittersweet, and funny coming of age story.

Teaser 1 (4.15.08):
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Teaser 2 (5.12.08):
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Teaser 3 (5.18.08):
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Teaser 4 (7.2.08):
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Trailer (6.9.08):
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Red Band Trailer (6.19.08):
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Clip 1 - 'How Old are You?' (5.6.08):

Clip 2 - 'Tomorrow My Life Changes' (5.6.08):

Clip 3 - 'Need a Little More this Week' (5.6.08):

Clip 4 - 'Let Me Show You' (5.6.08):

Clip 5 - 'You Must Have Been Popular' (5.6.08):

Clip 6 - 'We Came Here Looking' (5.6.08):

Clip 7 - 'Look Around Here Luke' (5.6.08):

Clip 8 - 'Why Didn't We Hang Out More?' (5.6.08):

Exclusive Jonathan Levine Video Interview (7.3.08):
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Exclusive Cast Interviews (7.9.08):
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