Gimme Shelter Movie

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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.

Who's Involved:

Vanessa Hudgens, Brendan Fraser, Jeff Rice, Ron Krauss, James Earl Jones, Dascha Polanco, Rosario Dawson, Stephanie Szostak, Ann Dowd, Emily Meade, Dama Claire

Release Date:

Friday, January 24, 2014 (Limited)

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

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Who stars in Gimme Shelter: Cast List

... Agnes 'Apple' Bailey

"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" , "Bad Boys for Life"  

"The Whale" , "No Sudden Move"  

... June Bailey

"The Water Man" , "Unforgettable"  

... Carmel

"In the Heights" , "Joy"  

... Joanna Fitzpatrick

"R.I.P.D." , "Hit By Lightning"  

... Frank McCarthy

"Coming 2 America" , "The Lion King"  

... Cassandra

"My Soul to Take" , "Money Monster "  

... Kathy

"Cowboys" , "Hereditary"  

Who's making Gimme Shelter: Crew List

A look at the Gimme Shelter behind-the-scenes crew and production team.


Ron Krauss


Ron Krauss


Dama Claire
Jeff Rice

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Production: What we know about Gimme Shelter?

Filming Timeline

  1. September 2013: The film was in Completed status.
  2. April 2011: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  3. Eyeing an end of May production start in Connecticut.

  4. April 2011: The film was in Announced status.

Gimme Shelter Release Date: When was the film released?

Gimme Shelter was released in 2014 on Friday, January 24, 2014 (Limited release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including I, Frankenstein, Enemies Closer and 24 Exposures.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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