Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 93%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 92%
IMDb Rating 7.1 10 1,758


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April 6, 2019



Cesar Garcia as Smiley
Justin Chon as Ash
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704.14 MB
23.976 fps
94 min
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23.976 fps
94 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by T K 6 / 10 / 10

Didn't quite do it for me

Watched this movie on a plane. Was intrigued since I am Asian and grew up during the L.A. riots. This movie didn't quite do it for me. The pace was too slow. Dialogue was a lot of frustrated yelling and awkward silence. If the director's intent was to make you feel character's pain and struggles, I will give him that. Plot was predictable, and although the characters did a good job displaying their full emotions on screen, it was difficult to get attached to any of them. I wasn't a fan of the black and white either, which added to my impatience in wanting the movie to end.

Reviewed by visiblyvillainous 9 / 10 / 10

Easily the best film of 2017

I saw this movie twice in theaters. It's a gut wrenching film that will have you laughing, crying, and thinking deeply about many things. Justin Chon's debut as a director here really shines and I'm hopeful for the new things he'll be putting out in the future. Don't listen to the hateful reviews here because they're angry that there's no white people in it for once. Hollywood and the general public love to hate diversity. See how they hated the new Star Trek because there weren't enough white faces. They'll gaslight minorities into fighting each other just like how they're bringing up isolated incidents like Latasha while ignoring the systemic and pervasive daggers behind our backs. See this movie for what it is and the story it tells. A tale of two brothers and their interactions with new friends and the incidents and fallout of 1992 Rodney King.

Reviewed by heejooyoon 9 / 10 / 10

Unexpectedly Moving

I picked this movie to watch because of the title of the movie. I knew 'gook' means something offensive to Asian people in English, but in Korean language, it's not an offensive word so it made me curious. This movie didn't grabbed my undivided attention in the beginning, but more and more into the story, I got so hooked. This movie made me laugh and cry both. I really enjoyed watching the film. Seeing the characters' connections to each other slowly being revealed as the riot got more heated in the story really built the drama. It was very rewarding film to watch. The acting in this film is crazy awesome. I'm so looking forward to see another film by the same artists again!! Please~~make more films!

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