Ricki and the Flash Movie

Get Ready to Rock. Get Ready to Roll. Get Ready for Ricki!

Ricki and the Flash movie poster

A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.

Who's Involved:

Meryl Streep, Sebastian Stan, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, Jonathan Demme, Ben Platt, Marc Platt, Diablo Cody, Rick Springfield, Charlotte Rae

Release Date:

Friday, August 7, 2015 Nationwide

thematic material, brief drug content, sexuality and language
Runtime: 1 hr, 37 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Meryl Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with her family. Streep stars opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer; Rick Springfield, portraying a Flash member in love with Ricki; Kevin Kline as Ricki’s ex-husband; and Audra McDonald as Kline’s new wife.

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Who stars in Ricki and the Flash: Cast List

Don't Look Up, Doubt  

... Joshua

Dumb Money, Thunderbolts  

... Pete Brummel

The Good House, Beauty and the Beast  

... Daniel

Run This Town, Dear Evan Hansen  

... Julie

The Ward, The End of the Tour  

... Greg


... Oma


Who's making Ricki and the Flash: Crew List

A look at the Ricki and the Flash behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jonathan Demme last directed Enzo Avitabile Music Life and Neil Young Journeys. The film's writer Diablo Cody last wrote Tully and Paradise.


Diablo Cody


Marc Platt

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Production: What we know about Ricki and the Flash?

Filming Timeline

  1. 2015 - June: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2015 - February: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2014 - May: The film was set to Development  status.
  4. 2014 - March: The film was set to Announced  status.

Ricki and the Flash Release Date: When was the film released?

Ricki and the Flash was a Nationwide release in 2015 on Friday, August 7, 2015. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including The Gift, Shaun The Sheep Movie and The Fantastic Four.

Ricki and the Flash DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Ricki and the Flash was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 .

Ricki and the Flash VOD & Digital: When was the film released digitally?

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Ricki and the Flash was released across all major streaming and cable platforms on Tuesday, November 24, 2015. Digital rental or purchase allows you to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on your favorite devices. Available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Apple, Vudu and others.

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