Call Jane Movie

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Set in the essence of late-Sixties social change, follows one woman’s quest to get a safe and legal abortion.

Who's Involved:

Elizabeth Banks, John Magaro, Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Kwatinetz, Wunmi Mosaku, Cory Michael Smith, Roshan Sethi, Kate Mara, Chris Messina, Robbie Brenner, Phyllis Nagy, Hayley Schore, Kevin McKeon, Grace Edwards

Release Date:

Friday, October 28, 2022 Nationwide

some language and brief drug use
Runtime: 2 hrs, 2 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Chicago, 1968. As the city and the nation are poised on the brink of political upheaval, suburban housewife Joy (Elizabeth Banks) leads an ordinary life with her husband and daughter. When Joy’s pregnancy leads to a life-threatening heart condition, she must navigate an all-male medical establishment unwilling to terminate her pregnancy in order to save her life. Her journey for a solution leads her to Virginia (Sigourney Weaver), an independent visionary fiercely committed to women’s health, and Gwen (Wunmi Mosaku), an activist who dreams of a day when all women will have access to abortion, regardless of their ability to pay. Joy is so inspired by their work, she decides to join forces with them, putting every aspect of her life on the line.

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Who stars in Call Jane: Cast List

... Joy

Migration, Pitch Perfect 3  

... Virginia

Avatar: The Way of Water, Exodus: Gods and Kings  

... Gwen


I.S.S. , I.S.S  

The Martian, Morgan  

1985, Carol  


LaRoy, Under the Boardwalk  

Who's making Call Jane: Crew List

A look at the Call Jane behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Hayley Schore last wrote Exposure and The Spoils.


Robbie Brenner
Jeff Kwatinetz
Kevin McKeon

Production Company

The Firm

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Key Facts

  1. Hot out of Sundance, Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Oscar®-Nominee Phyllis Nagy’s critically-acclaimed theatrical feature directorial debut (2/5/2022).
  2. Based on the true story of a 1960s movement called the Jane Collective.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - February: The film was set to Completed  status.

    Roadside plans a Fall 2022 theatrical release for the film.

  2. 2017 - September: The film was set to Development  status.

    The goal is to start production in the first quarter of 2018.

Call Jane Release Date: When was the film released?

Call Jane was a Nationwide release in 2022 on Friday, October 28, 2022. There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Till, Prey for the Devil and Armageddon Time.

Call Jane DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Call Jane was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 .

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