Detroit (movie)

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Directed byKathryn Bigelow
Written byMark Boal
Produced by
CinematographyBarry Ackroyd
Edited by
Music byJames Newton Howard
  • First Light Productions[1]
  • Page 1[1]
Distributed byAnnapurna Pictures
Release dates
  • July 26, 2017 (2017-07-26) (Fox Theatre)
  • July 28, 2017 (2017-07-28) (United States)
Running time
143 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
Budget$34–40 million[3][4]
Box office$26 million[5]

Detroit is a 2017 American period crime drama movie directed by Kathryn Ann Bigelow and written by Mark Boal. The movie is about Detroit's 1967 12th Street Riot. It stars John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Ben O'Toole, Nathan Davis, Jr., Peyton Alex Smith, Malcolm David Kelley, Joseph David-Jones, with John Krasinski and Anthony Mackie.[6] The movie got positive reviews and made less money.

Cast[change | change source]

Reception[change | change source]

Detroit had positive reviews from critics. The movie has an 82% on Rotten Tomatoes. The site says the movie is "gut-wrenching".[7]

Accolades[change | change source]

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) Result Ref.
Black Reel Awards February 22, 2018 Outstanding Film Detroit Nominated [8][9]
Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture Algee Smith Nominated
Outstanding Ensemble Victoria Thomas Nominated
Outstanding Score James Newton Howard Nominated
Motion Picture Sound Editors February 18, 2018 Best Sound Editing: Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film Paul N. J. Ottosson, Laura Graham, Daniel Saxlid, Robert Troy Nominated [10]
NAACP Image Awards January 15, 2018 Outstanding Motion Picture Detroit Nominated
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Algee Smith Nominated
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture Mark Boal Nominated
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture Detroit Won

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Film releases". Variety Insight. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  2. "DETROIT (15)". British Board of Film Classification. July 19, 2017. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
  3. "Detroit (2017)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
  4. "Annapurna Upheaval: Megan Ellison Is 'Reevaluating' Film Division Amid Money Woes". TheWrap. October 10, 2018. Archived from the original on October 11, 2018. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  5. "Detroit (2017)". The Numbers. Retrieved November 13, 2019.
  6. Bigelow, Kathryn (2017-08-04), Detroit (Crime, Drama, History), Annapurna Pictures, First Light Production, Page 1, retrieved 2022-07-26
  7. Detroit, retrieved 2022-07-26
  8. "Get Out Dominates the Black Reel Awards". Black Reel Awards. 13 December 2017. Archived from the original on 19 December 2017. Retrieved 8 September 2022.
  9. "Get Out "Sinks" the Competition at The Black Reel Awards". Black Reel Awards. 23 February 2018. Archived from the original on 28 February 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2022.
  10. Giardina, Carolyn (22 January 2018). "MPSE Golden Reel Awards: 'Baby Driver,' 'Dunkirk' Among Sound Editors' Nominees". The Hollywood Reporter.

Other websites[change | change source]

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