Gook Movie

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Who's Involved:

Sang Cho, Justin Chon, David So, Simone Baker, Omono Okojie, Curtiss Cook, Kirlew Vilbon, Trinecia Moore-Pernell, Darina Littleton, Guy L. Holmes, Ben Munoz, Isaiah Jarel, Cesar Garcia

Release Date:

Friday, August 18, 2017 (Limited)


Runtime: 1 hr, 34 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Eli (Chon) and Daniel (So) are two Korean American brothers that run their late father’s shoe store in a predominantly African American community of Los Angeles. These two brothers strike up a unique and unlikely friendship with an 11-year-old African American girl, Kamilla (Baker). As Daniel dreams of becoming a recording artist and Eli struggles to keep the store afloat, racial tensions build to a breaking point in L.A. as the “infamous” L.A. Riots break out.

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Who stars in Gook: Cast List

Who's making Gook: Crew List

A look at the Gook behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Justin Chon last directed Ms. Purple. The film's writer Justin Chon last wrote Ms. Purple.


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Production: What we know about Gook?

Filming Timeline

  1. May 2017: The film was in Completed status.

Gook Release Date: When was the film released?

Gook was released in 2017 on Friday, August 18, 2017 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including The Hitman's Bodyguard, Shot Caller and What Happened to Monday?.

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