"The King of Staten Island" is a 2020 American comedy-drama film directed by Judd Apatow.
The starring cast includes Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Maude Apatow, Steve Buscemi, Kevin Corrigan, Carly Aquilino, Lou Wilson, Jimmy Tatro and others.
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Universal Pictures on Thursday, May 07, 2020 released the trailer for "The King of Staten Island" you can watch here:
The King of Staten Island - Official Trailer.
Here is a short review of "The King of Staten Island" movie plot summary.
Scott Carlin (Pete Davidson) is a 24-year-old high school dropout, who lives with his mother Margie (Marisa Tomei) and his sister Claire (Maude Apatow) on Staten Island. Scott's firefighter father Stan died fighting a hotel fire when he was young, a loss that continues to affect him; he also deals with numerous medical problems, including Crohn's disease and ADHD, and smokes marijuana constantly. He is unemployed and spends his days hanging out with his friends, including Kelsey (Bel Powley), who he is sleeping with. Kelsey wants the relationship to be more serious, but Scott fears commitment and worries he is not good enough for her. Claire, who is leaving for college, expresses concern that Scott's neuroses will grow out of control without her there.
Scott dreams of being a tattoo artist and practices regularly on his friends, although his work is extremely inconsistent. One day, while hanging out with his friends on the beach, he is approached by a 9-year-old boy, Harold. He asks Scott to give him a tattoo, but runs off after Scott draws a single line. Later, the boy's father Ray (Bill Burr) shows up at Scott's house. He is initially furious, but is attracted to Margie and eventually asks her on a date. Margie, who has not dated since Stan's death, agrees. As things become more serious, Margie reveals their relationship to Scott, who is disturbed that Ray, like Stan, is a firefighter. Ray takes Scott to a Staten Island Yankees game with his co-workers, but finds it difficult to talk to Scott, who argues that firefighters should not have families because of the pain that is caused by their deaths. Margie and Ray tell Scott that they expect him to move out of the house, which upsets him. While visiting Claire, Scott reveals he plans to break up Margie and Ray, claiming that the relationship is unhealthy. He gets a job as a busboy and begins walking Harold and his sister Kelly (Alexis Rae Forlenza) to school each day, and grows close with them. Meanwhile, Scott's friends plan to rob a pharmacy for oxycodone pills to sell. Scott is uncomfortable with the plan but agrees to be the lookout. The robbery goes awry when they are confronted by the pharmacist and his wife. Scott's friend Oscar (Ricky Velez) is shot and they are all arrested, but Scott manages to escape.
Here is the full cast and characters of "The King of Staten Island" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
"The King of Staten Island" movie release date was scheduled to be on June 12, 2020 (United States), on July 30, 2020 (Germany) and on August 6, 2020 (Hungary) distributing by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE), Cinemundo, Tulip Entertainment, United International Pictures (UIP), Universal Pictures Argentina, Universal Pictures International (UPI), Universal Pictures Spain and HBO Max.
The duration of the film is 136 minutes. With a budget of $35 million, the film grossed over $42.2 million (VOD).
"The King of Staten Island" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.
Principal photography began June 3, 2019, in Staten Island and continued during June and July.
"The King of Staten Island" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.1/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 74/100.
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