• Released
  • March 22, 2013
  • (NY, LA March 29)
  • NR , 1 hr 21 min
  • Drama
  • 7 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Malcolm and Sofia decide to tag the Home Run Apple of the New York Mets.

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RogerEbert.com

By Sheila O'Malley
Gimme the Loot is thrilling, although there aren't any stereotypically "thrilling" sequences. The thrill comes from the compulsively...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

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Adam Leon has created something unique and current, with affectionate nods to New York films of the past. The soundtrack is superb, filled...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Instead of the easy attitudinizing that is the default position for teen comedies, Gimme the Loot fills each frame with raw talent and...
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
This is a true New York movie, though in its ear and eye for atmospheric beauty it feels more French.
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85

NPR

By Scott Tobias
Leon isn't a flashy director, but he has an excellent sense of proportion. Gimme the Loot unfolds in a series of loose, funny, naturalistic...
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80

New York Daily News

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Director Adam Leon, 31, has slyly and reverentially crafted a perfect New York movie, including the class tensions, relentless hustling and...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The pair are scrappy and smart and riff off each other like a no-budget, indie version of Tracy and Hepburn. It's impossible not to like...
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75

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
The young, novice actors are charming, but they haven’t completely mastered the art of natural-sounding dialogue.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
It’s funny as hell, sometimes too self-consciously “indie” — but it leaves us with a final shot as perfect as anything I’ve seen to close a...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Mostly it’s a footloose tour through the noise and sun of a summer metropolis and an unassumingly wise portrait of a friendship.
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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Fun, low-budget story of New York teens has language, drugs.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF