Gimme Shelter Movie


Gimme Shelter

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2014 | PG-13 | Drama

A teenager sets out to find her biological father and is forced into the streets in a journey of survival. Based on a true story.

U.S. Release Date

Gimme Shelter release date was Friday, January 24, 2014. This was a Limited in theaters release.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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Vanessa Hudgens
Agnes 'Apple' Bailey
Rosario Dawson
June Bailey
Stephanie Szostak
Joanna Fitzpatrick
James Earl Jones
Frank McCarthy

Directed by

Ron Krauss


Ron Krauss


Rating MPAA

PG-13 for mature thematic material involving mistreatment, some drug content, violence and language - all concerning teens

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Based on a true story that centers on 16-year-old Agnes "Apple" Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens), Gimme Shelter uncovers the struggle for survival and the hope of redemption through the harsh realities of life on the streets. As a pregnant teenager, Apple's journey plummets her into a perilous struggle until finding salvation in a suburban shelter for homeless teens. With provisions of unprecedented comfort, a collective sisterhood connection and female empowerment, the shelter elevates Apple to break the shackles of her past and inspires her to embrace the future with clarity, maturity and hope not only for herself but her unborn child.
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Shooting Locations

  • June 2011: Connecticut, United States

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