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2016 | R | Comedy Drama

Ccenters on Morris Gentry (Markees Christmas) a 13-year-old who has just relocated with his single father, Curtis (Craig Robinson) to Heidelberg, Germany. Morris, who fancies himself the next Notori... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

Morris From America release date was Friday, August 19, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

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Directed by

Chad Hartigan

Screenwriter

Chad Hartigan

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Rating MPAA

R for teen drug use and partying, sexual material, brief nudity, and language throughout

Storyline

Ccenters on Morris Gentry (Markees Christmas) a 13-year-old who has just relocated with his single father, Curtis (Craig Robinson) to Heidelberg, Germany. Morris, who fancies himself the next Notorious B.I.G., is a complete fish-out-of-water—a budding hip-hop star in an EDM world. To complicate matters further, Morris quickly falls hard for his cool, rebellious, 15-year-old classmate Katrin (Lina Keller). Morris sets out against all odds to take the hip-hop world by storm and win the girl of his dreams.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • A smash hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival (where it won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award and star Craig Robinson received a Special Jury Award for Acting for his touching and nuanced performance in his first dramatic role).
  • Morris From America will be available exclusively on DIRECTV beginning July 7th and opens theatrically in select cities on August 19th

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