Fences Movie

Fences movie poster

Who's Involved:

Denzel Washington, Jovan Adepo, Viola Davis, Scott Rudin, Stephen Henderson, August Wilson, Todd Black, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Saniyya Sidney

Release Date:

Sunday, December 25, 2016 (Nationwide)

thematic elements, language and some suggestive references

Runtime: 2 hrs, 19 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The story of a one-time promising baseball player, now working as a Pittsburgh garbage collector, and the complicated relationships with his wife, son and friends.

modified plot formulation from paramount.com

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Poll: Will you see Fences?

Who stars in Fences: Cast List

... Troy

"The Little Things" , "2 Guns"  

... Rose

"The Suicide Squad" , "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her"  

"The 24th" , "The Purge: Election Year"  

"The Hate U Give" , "Creed II"  

"Giving Voice"  

"Babylon" , "The Violent Heart"  

"King Richard" , "Fast Color "  

Who's making Fences: Crew List

A look at the Fences behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Denzel Washington last directed The Great Debaters and Antwone Fisher.


August Wilson


Todd Black
Scott Rudin
Denzel Washington

Production Company

Scott Rudin Productions

Production: What we know about Fences?

Key Facts

  1. This is the third theatrical film directed by Denzel Washington.
  2. Based on August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1985 play.

Filming Timeline

  1. December 2016: The film was in Completed status.
  2. September 2016: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. July 2016: The film was in Production status.
  4. Began shooting in April 2016 in Pittsburgh.

  5. January 2016: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. Trying to prep (30-40 day shoot) for late 2016 release.

Fences Release Date: When was the film released?

Fences was released in 2016 on Sunday, December 25, 2016 (Nationwide release). There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including Toni Erdmann, Hidden Figures and Live by Night.

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

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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