"Licorice Pizza" is an American coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.
The starring cast includes Alana Haim as Alana Kane, Cooper Hoffman as Gary Valentine, Sean Penn as Jack Holden, Tom Waits as Rex Blau, Bradley Cooper as Jon Peters, Benny Safdie as Joel Wachs, Maya Rudolph, Skyler Gisondo as Lance, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Joseph Cross and others.

Here are "Licorice Pizza" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Licorice Pizza movie?

MGM on Monday, September 27, 2021 released the trailer for "Licorice Pizza" you can watch here:
LICORICE PIZZA | Official Trailer | MGM Studios.

Plot summary

What is Licorice Pizza movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Licorice Pizza" movie plot summary.

In 1973 San Fernando Valley, teenager Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman) meets Alana Kane (Alana Haim), a photographer's assistant in her 20s, at his high school on picture day. They become friends, start a waterbed company together, audition for films, and get involved with Joel Wachs' mayoral campaign. They navigate a changing time politically and culturally while also dealing with a gas crisis. Valentine and Kane's journey leads to them interacting with figures of both Old and New Hollywood, including Jon Peters (Bradley Cooper) and Jack Holden (Sean Penn).


Who plays who in the Licorice Pizza movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Licorice Pizza" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Alana Haim  as Alana Kane a photographer's assistant
Cooper Hoffman  as Gary Valentine
Sean Penn  as Jack Holden an actor based on William Holden
Tom Waits  as Rex Blau a film director
Bradley Cooper  as Jon Peters a film producer
Benny Safdie  as Joel Wachs a politician running for office
Maya Rudolph
Skyler Gisondo  as Lance
Mary Elizabeth Ellis
Joseph Cross
John C. Reilly  as Fred Gwynne
Christine Ebersole  as Lucille Doolittle an actress based on Lucille Ball
Nate Mann  as Brian
George DiCaprio
John Michael Higgins
Ray Chase  as Radio DJ
Sasha Spielberg  as Cindy
Harriet Sansom Harris
Emma Dumont  as Brenda
Emily Althaus  as Kiki Page
Este Haim
Danielle Haim
Anthony Molinari  as Cop 2
Deana Molle'  as Driver
Isabelle Kusman  as Sue Pomerantz
Fatimah Hassan  as Driver
Joann Coleman  as Alejandra
Iyana Halley  as Mr Jack Wig Shop Assistant / Brenda
Craig Stark  as Long Hair Freak
Tim Conway Jr.
Charlotte Townsend  as Fairgoer #3
Bottara Angele  as Fair Goer #1
Jeff Willy  as Fair Volunteer
Zoe McLane  as Pinball Teen
Yumi Mizui
Destry Allyn Spielberg
Megumi Anjo
Tess Rianne Sullivan  as Wachs Campaign Staffer
Ryan Heffington
Grace Kennedy-Piehl  as Flower Child
Devon Knopp  as Pinball Teen
James Kelley
Lakin Valdez  as Cop
Rogelio Camarillo  as Armand
Mary Eileen O'Donnell  as Reporter
Thomas John Rudolph  as Customer number 6
Patrick Hoelck  as Photographer
Patrick Salway  as Pinball Kid
Milo Herschlag
Louis Delavenne  as French Waiter
Nathan M. Hadden  as Valet
Will Angarola
Moti Haim
Donna Haim
Joe Don Harris  as Cop #5
Natalia Becerril  as Latin Lady
Griff Giacchino
Elton McCrudden  as the Rival Kid
Eloy Perez  as Guillermo
Zachary Chicos  as Upscale Restaurant Patron
Collin Sutton  as Photographer
Joshua Carl Allen  as Photographer
Mark Kirksey  as COP #5

Release date

When is Licorice Pizza movie release date?

"Licorice Pizza" movie release date was scheduled to be on November 26, 2021 (United States) distributing by United Artists Releasing (United States), Universal Pictures International (UPI), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), United International Pictures (UIP) and Universal Pictures Argentina.


What are Licorice Pizza filming details?

The duration of the film is 133 minutes. The film's budget is $40 million.

"Licorice Pizza" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began in Encino, California in August 2020.


What are critics and audiences saying about Licorice Pizza movie?

"Licorice Pizza" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 9.4/10.

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