The Runaways

The Runaways
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The film follows two friends, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, as they rise from rebellious Southern California kids to rock stars of the now legendary group that paved the way for future generations of girl bands. Joan and Cherie fall under the Svengali-like influence of rock impresario Kim Fowley, played by Michael Shannon, who turns the...

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Starring

Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Alia Shawkat, Scout Taylor-Compton

Production Details

  • MPAA Rating:
    (R), for language, drug use and sexual content -- all involving teens
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 47 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

The film follows two friends, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, as they rise from rebellious Southern California kids to rock stars of the now legendary group that paved the way for future generations of girl bands. Joan and Cherie fall under the Svengali-like influence of rock impresario Kim Fowley, played by Michael Shannon, who turns the group into an outrageous success and a family of misfits. With its tough-chick image and raw talent, the band quickly earns a name for itself -- and so do its two leads: Joan is the band's pure rock' n' roll heart, while Cherie, with her Bowie-Bardot looks, is the sex kitten.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 47 min.
  • In Theaters
    Friday, April 09, 2010-Nationwide
    Friday, March 19, 2010-Limited
  • MPAA Rating
    (R), for language, drug use and sexual content -- all involving teens
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Producer(s)
    Art Linson, John Linson, William Pohlad
  • Director(s)
    Floria Sigismondi
  • Writer(s)
    Floria Sigismondi
  • Studio
    Apparition
  • Format(s)
    2D

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Friday, September 19
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