Ricki and the Flash

August 21st, 2015


Ricki and the Flash

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A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.

Release Year: 2015

Critic's Score: 54/100

Director: Jonathan Demme

Stars: Mamie Gummer, Meryl Streep, Sebastian Stan

Three-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig - a hard-rocking singer/guitarist - for Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the uplifting comedy Ricki and the Flash. In a film loaded with music and live performance, Streep stars as Ricki, a guitar heroine who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom, but is now returning home to make things right with her family. Streep stars opposite her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer, who plays her fictional daughter; Rick Springfield, who takes on the role of a Flash member in love with Ricki; and Kevin Kline, who portrays Ricki's long-suffering ex-husband.

Mamie Gummer - Julie
Meryl Streep - Ricki
Sebastian Stan - Joshua
Rick Springfield - Greg
Kevin Kline - Pete Brummel
Ben Platt - Daniel
Carmen Carrera - Lead hairstylist
Audra McDonald - Maureen
Charlotte Rae - Oma
Maria Di Angelis - Herself
Lisa Joyce -
Liz Celeste - Dinner Guest
Melanie Marie - Grocery Shopper (as Melanie Foster)
Hailey Gates - Emily
Katherine Crockett - Woman at Table / Principal Dancer

Taglines: Get Ready for Ricki

Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 7 August 2015

Filming Locations: 600 Tuckahoe Rd, Yonkers, New York, USA

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