Licorice Pizza is a movie that was released in 2021 and since then has been sitting on the shelves collecting dust. Licorice Pizza is an independent coming-of-age film about Gary Valentine. The cast has been described as “incredible” but the plotline is lacking depth and originality. but still has not made back its investment. Licorice Pizza was critically acclaimed by critics but received a lot of bad press from movie-goers who said “it lacked imagination and had an uninspired plotline” it is narrated by the protagonist Gary Valentine and follows him as he grows up. Licorice Pizza is an autobiographical tale about growing up. It has been described as “generic” and lacking depth but still manages to make you smile at the end.
What is Licorice Pizza all about?
Licorice Pizza is a 2021 coming-of-age comedy-drama film. It is set in the San Fernando Valley in the year 1973. It follows a 15-year-old Gary Valentine who was preparing for his high school picture day. Alana Clane accepts Gary’s offer for dinner. The movie will follow various aspects of Gary’s life. It’s a coming-of-age story about love growing up. They both develop a bond of friendship as Kane starts dating Lance. Gary was arrested for a suspicious murder.
Where was it filmed?
Licorice Pizza was filmed in the San Fernando Valley. It’s known to be a part of Los Angeles, California, and North America. The San Fernando Valley is located in the northwestern region of Los Angeles County. The valley is known to be bordered by the Santa Monica Mountains to the west, Simi Hills and Chatsworth Reservoirs are located east of Porter Ranch, while the Santa Susana Mountains lie to the north.
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How much did Licorice Pizza make?
Licorice Pizza is ranked number 93 for the highest domestic box office gross among films. It made $25,000 in its opening weekend. The film has a final domestic box office gross of $74 million against an estimated production budget of $15 million. It was filmed with great cinematography and the acting is fantastic as well. It made a million at the box office on its opening weekend, but it quickly fell out of theaters after making only $32 million domestically and $59 million worldwide.
The Starring Cast:
- Alana Haim
- Cooper Hoffman
- Sean Penn
- Tom Waits
- Bradley Cooper
- Skyler Gisondo
- Mary Elizabeth Ellis
- John Michael Higgins
- Christine Ebersole
- Harriet Sansom Harris
- Nate Mann
- Joseph Cross
- Dan Chariton
What are Licorice Pizza reviews?
Licorice Pizza was panned by critics. It currently holds the consensus being “. It is a poorly executed coming-of-age story that offers little more than subpar humor and performances.”However, audiences seemed to enjoy it more. Critics have panned the film, with a Rotten Tomatoes score of only 15%. However, audiences seem to like it more than critics, scoring it at 66% on the site. It scores a 57% rating with an average score of six out of ten. IMDb gives it a lower rating with five-point eight out of ten stars. Roger Ebert awarded the movie two and a half stars writing the film has an interesting plot, but it doesn’t work right because it is overlong. Kenneth Turan of The Los Angeles Times wrote it “plays like the comic-book for a movie that never got made.”
What are the Licorice Pizza awards?
Licorice Pizza has been nominated for and won multiple awards. It was nominated at the Golden Raspberry Awards losing out to Paul Blart: Mall Cop Two. The film also lost at the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media, losing out to The Hunting Ground. It has won the Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival. The film was also awarded best movie by The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival and received a Special Mention from Prix Ars Electronica’s Jury.