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The Wackness (2008)

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99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop. Set against this backdrop, a lonely teenager named Luke Shapiro spends his last summer before university selling marijuana throughout New York City, trading it ...See moreIt's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop. Set against this backdrop, a lonely teenager named Luke Shapiro spends his last summer before university selling marijuana throughout New York City, trading it with his unorthodox psychotherapist for treatment, while having a crush on his stepdaughter. See less
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Joanna Colbert | Rich Mento (as Richard Mento)
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$6,000,000
Opening weekend
$138,401
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,077,116
Gross (World)
$3,175,469
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Aug 1, 2008 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Ben Kingsley
Dr. Squires Dr. Squires   See fewer
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Josh Peck
Luke Shapiro Luke Shapiro   See fewer
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Famke Janssen
Mrs. Squires Mrs. Squires   See fewer
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Olivia Thirlby
Stephanie Stephanie   See fewer
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Jane Adams
Eleanor Eleanor   See fewer
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Method Man
Percy Percy   See fewer
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Aaron Yoo
Justin Justin   See fewer
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Talia Balsam
Mrs. Shapiro Mrs. Shapiro   See fewer
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David Wohl
Mr. Shapiro Mr. Shapiro   See fewer
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Bob Dishy
Grandpa Shapiro Grandpa Shapiro   See fewer
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Joanna Merlin
Grandma Shapiro Grandma Shapiro   See fewer
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Shannon Briggs
Bodyguard #1 Bodyguard #1   See fewer
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Roy Milton Davis
Homeless Man Homeless Man   See fewer
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Alexander Flores
Kid in Bar Kid in Bar   See fewer
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Ross Levine
Blunt Boy Blunt Boy   See fewer
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Ken Marks
Oliver Oliver   See fewer
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Kiah Fredricks
Police Officer #1 Police Officer #1   See fewer
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Robert Armstrong
Principal Edwards Principal Edwards   See fewer
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Flint Beverage
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Rudy Costa
Corrections Officer Corrections Officer   See fewer
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Nicholas Schutt
Albert (as Nick Schutt) Albert (as Nick Schutt)   See fewer
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Sam Dishy
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Nicole Berger
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Dawn Noel
Fly Girl 1 (as Dawn Pignuola) Fly Girl 1 (as Dawn Pignuola)   See fewer
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Tyler Gilstrap
Fly Girl 2 Fly Girl 2   See fewer
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Erin Elliott
Fly Girl 3 Fly Girl 3   See fewer
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Natalie R Ridley
Fly Girl 4 (as Nathalie Ridley) Fly Girl 4 (as Nathalie Ridley)   See fewer
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Ioana Alfonso
Fly Girl 5 Fly Girl 5   See fewer
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Joseph Basile
Prisioner Prisioner   See fewer
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Douglas J. Aguirre
Desk Officer in the Prison (uncredited) Desk Officer in the Prison (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlene Biton
College Student (uncredited) College Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kevin Cannon
Homeless Dealer (uncredited) Homeless Dealer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Caruso
Arresting Police Officer (uncredited) Arresting Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Conboy
Man on Park Bench (uncredited) Man on Park Bench (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sean Dillon
Gruden (uncredited) Gruden (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Farrer
Faculty Member at Graduation (uncredited) Faculty Member at Graduation (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eugene Kim
Subway Guy (uncredited) Subway Guy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rylie J. Neale
Luke's Classmate (uncredited) Luke's Classmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Melissa Strong
Girl #4 (uncredited) Girl #4 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Walters
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 29,059 votes