Gleason Movie

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The hit documentary from the 2016 Sundance Film Festival goes inside the life of Steve Gleason, the former New Orleans Saints defensive back who, at the age of 34, was diagnosed with ALS and given a life expectancy of two to five years.

Who's Involved:

Seth Gordon, Clay Tweel, Tom Lavia, Kimi Culp, Kevin Lake, Scott Fujita, Mary Rohlich, Thomas McEachin

Release Date:

Friday, July 29, 2016 (Limited)


Runtime: 1 hr, 50 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The story of Steve Gleason, a former defensive back for the New Orleans Saints who was diagnosed with ALS at age 34 and given only five years to live. The doc uses his personal video journals to show just how inspirationally he lived following his diagnosis.


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Who stars in Gleason: Cast List

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Who's making Gleason: Crew List

A look at the Gleason behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Clay Tweel last directed Finding Keepers.


Clay Tweel



Kimi Culp
Scott Fujita
Seth Gordon
Kevin Lake
Tom Lavia

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Production: What we know about Gleason?

Key Facts

  1. Gleason made its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically on July 29, 2016 to an overwhelmingly positive critical response. The film is rated 8.3 on IMDB and also “Certified Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes where it maintains a 96% Fresh rating.
  2. The Amazon Original Movie Gleason will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members on December 29 (12/20/16).
  3. One of the most acclaimed documentaries to premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

Filming Timeline

  1. January 2016: The film was in Completed status.
  2. Aiming for a summer 2016 release.

Gleason Release Date: When was the film released?

Gleason was released in 2016 on Friday, July 29, 2016 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Jason Bourne, Bad Moms and Cafe Society.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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