"The Hate U Give" is a 2018 American drama film directed by George Tillman, Jr..
The starring cast includes Amandla Stenberg as Starr Carter, Regina Hall as Lisa Carter, Russell Hornsby as Maverick 'Mav' Carter, Sabrina Carpenter as Hailey Grant, Common as Carlos, Anthony Mackie as King, Algee Smith as Khalil Harris, Lamar Johnson as Seven Carter, Issa Rae as April Ofrah, Dominique Fishback as Kenya and others.

Here are "The Hate U Give" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Hate U Give movie?

20th Century Studios on Sunday, June 24, 2018 released the trailer for "The Hate U Give" you can watch here:
The Hate U Give | Official Trailer | 20th Century FOX.

Plot summary

What is The Hate U Give movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Hate U Give" movie plot summary.

Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) is a 16-year-old African-American girl who lives in the predominantly black neighborhood of Garden Heights, but attends a predominantly white private school Williamson Prep.
After a gun goes off at a party Starr is attending, Starr is driven home by her childhood best friend, Khalil. While driving home, they are stopped by a police officer for failing to signal a lane change. The officer barks orders at Khalil, such as to roll down the window and turn off the music. Khalil disagrees with the officer, who instructs him to exit the car.
While outside the car, the officer retrieves Khalil's drivers license and instructs him to keep his hands on the roof while the officer checks his ID. Khalil leans down into the car window to check on Starr, before reaching through the driver-side to pick up a hairbrush. The officer, thinking that Khalil is fixing to brandish a gun, shoots and kills Khalil. As Starr mourns over Khalil, the officer realizes that he was holding a hairbrush, not a gun.
Khalil's killing becomes a national news story. Starr's identity as the witness is initially kept secret from everyone outside Starr's familyleaving Starr's two best friends, Hailey Grant (Sabrina Carpenter) and Maya Yang (Megan Lawless), and Starr's boyfriend, Chris, who all attend Williamson Prep together, unaware of Starr's connection to the killing. Having to keep this secret weighs on Starr, as does her need to keep her Williamson and Garden Heights personas separate.
Starr agrees to be interviewed on television and to testify in front of a grand jury after being encouraged by a civil rights lawyer, April Ofrah (Issa Rae). While defending Khalil's character during her interview, in which her identity is hidden, she names the King Lords (Anthony Mackie), the gang that controls her neighborhood. The gang retaliates by threatening Starr and her family, forcing them to move in with her Uncle Carlos (Common), her mom's brother, who is a police detective.


Who plays who in the The Hate U Give movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Hate U Give" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Amandla Stenberg  as Starr Carter
Regina Hall  as Lisa Carter Starr's & Sekani's mother and Maverick's wife
Russell Hornsby  as Maverick 'Mav' Carter
Sabrina Carpenter  as Hailey Grant one of Starr's school friends
Common  as Carlos Lisa's brother and uncle to Starr & Sekani
Anthony Mackie  as King Iesha's husband, father to Kenya and Lyric, stepfather to Seven
Algee Smith  as Khalil Harris Starr's childhood best friend
Lamar Johnson  as Seven Carter Starr, Sekani, Kenya and Lyric's older half-brother
Issa Rae  as April Ofrah
Dominique Fishback  as Kenya Starr's best friend and one of three half-sisters to Seven
Megan Lawless  as Maya Yang one of Starr's school friends
TJ Wright  as Sekani Carter Starr's younger brother and Seven's half-brother
K. J. Apa  as Chris Bryant Starr's boyfriend
Rhonda Johnson Dents  as Miss Rosalie
Tony Vaughn  as Mr. Lewis
Marcia Wright  as Tammy
Al Mitchell  as Mr. Reuben
Karan Kendrick  as Iesha
Javon Johnson  as Pastor Eldridge
Mike Stoudt  as Reporter
Tye Claybrook Jr.  as Driver
Andrene Ward-Hammond  as Brenda
Drew Starkey  as Cop 115
Monique Grant  as Neighbor
Kurt Yue  as John
Marc Fajardo  as Camera Man
DJames Jones  as Goon (as D. James Jones)
Abby Glover  as White Girl
William J. Harrison  as White Boy (as William Harrison)
Susan Santiago  as Gomez
Brittany Inge  as Woman Protestor
Chantel Bryant  as Woman Protestor 2 (as Kimberly Chantel Bryant)
Brian Lafontaine  as Wilkes
Parker Sack  as Student 1
Kaleigh Rivera  as Student 2
Chris Cavalier  as Student 3
Ansley Davis  as Student 4
Gino La Mont  as White News Anchor (as Gino LaMont)
Joe Hardy Jr.  as Cop 115's Dad
Jeff Cole  as White Cop 1 (as Jeffrey Cole)
Nick J. McNeil  as Black Cop
Josh Henry  as Cop 2
Brett Gentile  as Cop 3
Kelvin Witherspoon  as Gang Member
Iyana Halley  as Bianca
Dustin Lewis  as DA Monroe
Tanya Christiansen  as Diane Carey
Myles Evans  as Chance (as Myles A. Evans)
Shay Mack  as Waitress
James Healy Jr.  as Headmaster
Brian Brightman  as Officer
Shane Callahan  as White Cop 2
Rayven Symone Ferrell  as Denasia (as Rayven Ferrell)
Taj-Naranja Jenkines  as Protestor
Devon Libran  as Male Protestor
Moses Jones  as King Lord
Diallo Thompson  as Disciple
Sara Sanchez  as Newscaster
Elijah Everett  as Councilman (as Eli Everett)
Kai N. Ture  as Young Starr (as Kai Turรฉ)
Hassan Welch  as Young Seven
Zsane Jhe  as Marching Neighbor
Jimmy R. Swanigan Jr.  as News Protestor
Tristan Sanchez Nash  as Cameron (as Tristan Nash)
Jules Haven  as Reporter 2
Myra Walker  as Church Choir & Band
Charles Craig IV  as Church Choir & Band (as Charles A. Craig IV)
Natalie Ragins  as Church Choir & Band
Marcus E. Williams  as Church Choir & Band
Gwen Henderson  as Church Choir & Band
Colette L. Coward  as Church Choir & Band (as Colette Coward)
Karen Bryant  as Church Choir & Band
Alfreda Gerald  as Church Choir & Band
Michelle Huey  as Church Choir & Band
Simone J. Webster  as Church Choir & Band
Tiffany Graves-Davis  as Church Choir & Band
Eric Jackson  as Church Choir & Band
Ryan J. Garrett  as Church Choir & Band
Delrick O. White  as Church Choir & Band

Release date

When is The Hate U Give movie release date?

"The Hate U Give" movie release date was scheduled to be on September 7, 2018 (TIFF) and on October 5, 2018 (United States) distributing by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 20th Century Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros. and HBO Max.


What are The Hate U Give filming details?

The duration of the film is 133 minutes. With a budget of $23 million, the film grossed over $34.9 million.

"The Hate U Give" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began on September 12, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Hate U Give movie?

"The Hate U Give" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.5/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 97/100. The audience also loves the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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