Short Term 12 Movie


Short Term 12

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2013 | R | Drama | 1hr, 36m

Follows Grace (Brie Larson), a young supervisor at a foster-care facility, as she looks after the teens in her charge and reckons with her own troubled past.

U.S. Release Date

Short Term 12 release date was Friday, August 23, 2013. This was a Limited in theaters release.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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Directed by

Destin Daniel Cretton


Destin Daniel Cretton


Rating MPAA

R for language and brief sexuality


The story of Grace (Brie Larson), a twenty-something social worker who has channeled the demons of her own troubled past into a passion for helping at-risk teens. Her newest ward, Jayden (Kaitlyn Dever), forces Grace to relive her own difficult upbringing just as she and her boyfriend Mason (John Gallagher Jr.) are on the cusp of making a decision that will change their lives.
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  • 2013 SXSW Film Festival dual Grand Jury and Audience Award winner.

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