Detroit Movie

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Who's Involved:

Anthony Mackie, Will Poulter, John Krasinski, Jason Mitchell, Kathryn Bigelow, Jack Reynor, John Boyega, Jacob Latimore, Matthew Budman, Megan Ellison, Jeremy Strong, Kaitlyn Dever, Mark Boal, Hannah Murray, Austin Hebert, Ben O'Toole, Algee Smith, Chris Chalk, Leon Thomas III, Malcolm David Kelley, Peyton Alex Smith, Gbenga Akinnabve, Nathan Davis Jr., Laz Alonzo, Kris Davis, Joseph David Jones, Miguel Pimentel, Ephraim Sykes

Release Date:

Friday, August 4, 2017 (Nationwide)

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Set in Detroit, Michigan, a number of devastating riots take place over five summer days in 1967.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Detroit

A look at the Detroit behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Kathryn Bigelow last directed Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker. The film's writer Mark Boal last wrote Triple Frontier and The Hurt Locker.


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Kathryn Bigelow
Mark Boal
Matthew Budman
Megan Ellison

Production Company

Annapurna Pictures

Production: What we know about Detroit

Key Facts

  1. Eyeing a 2017 release, timed to the 50th anniversary of the riots (Hollywood Reporter, 6/21/16).
  2. This is Kathryn Bigelow's first project since 2012’s Zero Dark Thirty.

Filming Timeline

On or about July 26, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

On or about April 12, 2017, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about August 4, 2016, the film was in Production status.

The ensemble film recently began shooting in Detroit and Boston.

On or about June 21, 2016, the film was in Pre-Production status.

A summer shoot in Detroit and Boston is being planned.

On or about January 28, 2016, the film was in Development status.

Kathryn Bigelow will direct an crime drama from screenwriter Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker). Set to begin principal photography this summer.

Detroit Release Date: When was it released?

Detroit was released in 2017 on Friday, August 4, 2017 (Nationwide release). There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including The Dark Tower, Kidnap and Armed Response.

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