|Directed by||Kathryn Bigelow|
|Written by||Mark Boal|
|Music by||James Newton Howard|
|Distributed by||Annapurna Pictures|
|Box office||$26 million|
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. The movie got positive reviews and made less money.
Cast[change | change source]
- John Boyega as Melvin Dismukes
- Will Poulter as Philip Krauss
- Algee Smith as Larry Reed
- Jacob Latimore as Fred Temple
- Jason Mitchell as Carl Cooper
- Hannah Murray as Julie Ann Hysell
- Kaitlyn Dever as Karen Malloy
- Jack Reynor as Martin “Marty” Demens
- Ben O'Toole as Flynn Marko
- Nathan Davis Jr as Aubrey Pollard, Jr.
- Peyton Alex Smith as Lee Forsythe
- Malcolm David Kelley as Michael Clark
- Joseph David-Jones as Morris
- John Krasinski as Attorney Auerbach
- Anthony Mackie as Karl Greene
- Laz Alonso as John Conyers
- Ephraim Sykes as Jimmy
- Leon Thomas III as Darryl
- Gbenga Akinnagbe as Aubrey Pollard, Sr.
- Chris Chalk as Officer Frank
- Jeremy Strong as Attorney Lang
- Austin Hébert as Warrant Officer Jack Roberts
- Miguel Pimentel as Malcolm
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".
Accolades[change | change source]
|Award||Date of ceremony||Category||Recipient(s)||Result||Ref.|
|Black Reel Awards||February 22, 2018||Outstanding Film||Detroit||Nominated|||
|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|||
|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]
- "Film releases". Variety Insight. Retrieved April 22, 2017.
- "DETROIT (15)". British Board of Film Classification. July 19, 2017. Retrieved July 19, 2017.
- "Detroit (2017)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
- "Annapurna Upheaval: Megan Ellison Is 'Reevaluating' Film Division Amid Money Woes". TheWrap. October 10, 2018. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
- "Detroit (2017)". The Numbers. Retrieved November 13, 2019.
- Bigelow, Kathryn (2017-08-04), Detroit (Crime, Drama, History), Annapurna Pictures, First Light Production, Page 1, retrieved 2022-07-26
- Detroit, retrieved 2022-07-26
- "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.
- "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.
- Giardina, Carolyn (22 January 2018). "MPSE Golden Reel Awards: 'Baby Driver,' 'Dunkirk' Among Sound Editors' Nominees". The Hollywood Reporter.
Other websites[change | change source]