Tick, Tick…Boom! Movie

Tick, Tick…Boom! movie poster

Who's Involved:

Brian Grazer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alexandra Shipp, Vanessa Hudgens, Ron Howard, MJ Rodriguez, Steven Levenson, Andrew Garfield, Bradley Whitford, Robin de Jesus, Judith Light, Julie Oh, Joshua Henry, Tariq Trotter

some strong language, some suggestive material and drug references
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The film follows Jon (Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Andrew Garfield), a young theater composer who’s waiting tables at a New York City diner in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical. Days before he’s due to showcase his work in a make-or-break performance, Jon is feeling the pressure from everywhere: from his girlfriend Susan, who dreams of an artistic life beyond New York City; from his friend Michael, who has moved on from his dream to a life of financial security; amidst an artistic community being ravaged by the AIDS epidemic. With the clock ticking, Jon is at a crossroads and faces the question everyone must reckon with: What are we meant to do with the time we have? tick, tick…BOOM!

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Who stars in Tick, Tick…Boom!: Cast List

Entergalactic (Series), Asking For It  

Barbie, Asking For It  

The Boys in the Band, Camp  

The Social Network, The Amazing Spider-Man  


The Menu, Before You Know It  

Rosaline, The Call of the Wild  

Saturday Church, Adam  


Who's making Tick, Tick…Boom!: Crew List

A look at the Tick, Tick…Boom! behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Steven Levenson last wrote Dear Evan Hansen and Fiddler On The Roof.


Steven Levenson


Brian Grazer
Ron Howard
Lin-Manuel Miranda

Production Company

Imagine Entertainment

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Production: What we know about Tick, Tick…Boom!?

Key Facts

  1. Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his feature directorial debut.
  2. Film adaptation of the stage musical 'Tick, Tick...BOOM!'
  3. Based on the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of Rent.

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. June 2021: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. November 2019: The film was in Pre-Production status.

Tick, Tick…Boom! Release Date: When was the film released?

Tick, Tick…Boom! was released in 2021 on Friday, November 12, 2021 (Netflix release). There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Belfast, Love Is Love Is Love and Multiverse.

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