Fruitvale Station Movie

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Fruitvale is the true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Who's Involved:

Michael B. Jordan, Chad Michael Murray, Octavia Spencer, Tristan Wilds, Forest Whitaker, Kevin Durand, Melonie Diaz, Nina Yang

Release Date:

Friday, July 12, 2013 (Limited)

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

On New Year’s Day 2009, Bay Area Rapid Transit police detained Oscar Grant, a young black man and then shot him in the back and killed him with many bystanders recording the event on their cell phone cameras. Protests and riots surrounded the ensuing trial and its verdict.

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Forest Whitaker
Nina Yang

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Key Facts

  1. Sundance Film Festival U.S. Grand Jury Award
    Sundance Film Festival U.S. Audience Award
    Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab
    Time Warner Storytelling Fellowship
    Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute Grant
    San Francisco Film Society KRF Production Grant
    San Francisco Film Society KRF Post-Production Grant

Filming Timeline

On or about January 23, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

The Weinstein Co. paid $2.5 million for the rights at Sundance 2013.

On or about April 18, 2012, the film was in Development status.

Fruitvale Station Release Date: When was it released?

Fruitvale Station was released in 2013 on Friday, July 12, 2013 (Limited release). There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including Grown Ups 2, Pacific Rim and Pawn Shop Chronicles.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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