Spare Parts Movie

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Who's Involved:

Alexa Vega, Elissa Matsueda, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Lee Curtis, George Lopez, Sean McNamara, Carlos Pena

Release Date:

Friday, January 16, 2015 (Limited)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Based on an incredible true story, La Vida Robot chronicles the journey of four undocumented Mexican-American high school students from Phoenix, AZ who form a robotics club and are led by their teacher (George Lopez) with nothing but spare parts and a dream to compete against MIT in a National Underwater Robotics Competition.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Spare Parts

A look at the Spare Parts behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Sean McNamara last directed Mighty Oak and The Miracle Season. The film's writer Elissa Matsueda last wrote Dog Days and The Miracle Season.

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Production: What we know about Spare Parts

Key Facts

  1. The story is based on Joshua Davis' Wired magazine story.
  2. Based on the true story of four undocumented Mexican-American high school students.

Filming Timeline

On or about April 12, 2014, the film was in Completed status.

On or about October 8, 2013, the film was in Production status.

Principal photography is slated to begin in New Mexico in mid-October.

Spare Parts Release Date: When was it released?

Spare Parts was released in 2015 on Friday, January 16, 2015 (Limited release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including The Wedding Ringer, Paddington and Blackhat.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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