Morris From America Movie

Nothing rhymes with Germany

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Who's Involved:

Carla Juri, Craig Robinson, Lina Keller, Chad Hartigan, Markees Christmas, Jakub Gierszal

Release Date:

Friday, August 19, 2016 (Limited)

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

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Who stars in Morris From America: Cast List

... Curtis Gentry

"This is the End" , "Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made"  

... Inka

"When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit" , "Six Minutes To Midnight"  

... Katrin


... Morris Gentry


... Per


Who's making Morris From America: Crew List

A look at the Morris From America behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Chad Hartigan last directed Little Fish and This Is Martin Bonner. The film's writer Chad Hartigan last wrote This Is Martin Bonner and The Fifth Official.


Chad Hartigan




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Production: What we know about Morris From America?

Key Facts

  1. Morris From America will be available exclusively on DIRECTV beginning July 7th and opens theatrically in select cities on August 19th
  2. 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).

Filming Timeline

Morris From America Release Date: When was the film released?

Morris From America was released in 2016 on Friday, August 19, 2016 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including War Dogs, Ben Hur and Kubo and the Two Strings.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

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