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Lady Bird (2017)

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In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 69 wins & 138 nominations. See more awards »
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Diana Greenway
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Christine "Lady Bird" MacPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college. Written by Dehlia

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Time to fly

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, sexual content, brief graphic nudity and teen partying | See all certifications »

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1 December 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lady Bird: É Hora de Voar  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$364,437, 5 November 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$37,537,940, 16 January 2018
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The term "Lady Bird" is by far best known in American cultural history as the nickname of Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson, the wife of the 36th U.S. president, Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ). This movie has nothing to do with President Johnson or "Lady Bird" Johnson. However, it was coincidentally released into U.S. theaters the same weekend as Rob Reiner's biopic "LBJ." See more »

Goofs

When Lady Bird's flight is taking off, the new Terminal B at Sacramento International Airport can be seen in the background. That terminal opened in 2011; the scene takes place in 2003. See more »

Quotes

Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: Just because something looks ugly doesn't mean that it's morally wrong.
Casey Kelly: You think dead children aren't morally wrong?
Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: No. I'm just saying that, if you took up close pictures of my vagina while I was on my period, it would be disturbing but it doesn't make it wrong.
Casey Kelly: Excuse me?
Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson: Listen, if your mother had had the abortion, we wouldn't have to sit through this stupid assembly!
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Crazy Credits

SHOWN AT THE BEGINNING: "Anybody who talks about California hedonism has never spent a Christmas in Sacramento." -Joan Didion See more »

Connections

References Kagemusha (1980) See more »

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Tha Crossroads
Written by Krayzie Bone (as Anthony Henderson), Layzie Bone (as Steven Howse), Ernie Isley (as Ernest Isley), Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper (as Christopher Jasper), Bizzy Bone (as Bryon McCane) and Wish Bone (as Charles Scruggs)
Performed by Bone Thugs n Harmony (as Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
Courtesy of Ruthless Records
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Character Is The Thing
18 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

How refreshing and invigorating to meet new people. Familiar and new all at the same time. Familiar because the extraordinary Saorise Ronan connected me to her soul, as soon as she appeared on the screen. Remarkable. She is, without question, one of the best actresses of her generation. She has exceptional support here, Laurie Metcalf as the mother determined to keep her feelings at bay, Lucas Hedges, providing one of the most moving, truthful moments in the film and allowing Saorise Ronan to give us a masterful class in empathy. Timothee Chalamet proves in a very short space of time that he is here to stay. His Elio in Call Me By your Name will be considered one of the great breakthrough performances in film history. Tracy Letts plays the father with irresistible humanity and then, of course, a heartfelt congratulations to the writer, director Greta Gerwing -


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