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2013 | NR | Comedy Teen | 1hr, 30m

High school senior Carson Phillips (Chris Colfer) was destined for bigger things than his close-minded small town could ever offer. He was on a path to greatness, but destiny had a different plan when... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

Struck By Lightning release date was Friday, January 11, 2013. This was a Limited in theaters release.

On DVD

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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Directed by

Brian Dannelly

Screenwriter

Chris Colfer

Companies

Tribeca Film & 2 more

Rating MPAA

NR Not Rated

Storylines 3 more

High school senior Carson Phillips (Chris Colfer) was destined for bigger things than his close-minded small town could ever offer. He was on a path to greatness, but destiny had a different plan when he was suddenly killed by a bolt of lightning in his school parking lot. Demonstrating that life is what happens while you’re busy planning your future, Carson recounts the last few weeks of his life via witty, insightful flashbacks, including a blackmail scheme targeting the popular kids in school that he concocts with his best friend (Rebel Wilson) and a home life that includes a mother (Allison Janneywho’s more interested in the bottle than her son’s future and an estranged father (Dermot Mulroney) who suddenly appears with a pregnant fiancée (Christina Hendricks).
official plot version from tribecafilm.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • The script is said to capture the spirit of movies penned by the late John Hughes.

Shooting Locations

  • Monday, July 11 2011: Los Angeles, California, United States

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