- 1 hr 39 min
Singles focuses on a group of 20-somethings who all live in the same apartment building in Seattle, Washington. With music from bands like Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, and the Smashing Pumpkins, the movie weaves the music of the grunge era throughout the lives and loves of these young people. The movie also makes great use of the setting, Seattle in the early 1990s, with lots of nods to the music and lifestyle of the time. The plot is mainly focused on Linda and Steve, a young couple unsure of their direction, Janet, a barista suffering from unrequited love for a local rock star, Cliff, the local rock star, and Debbie, a girl who is desperately searching for Mr. Right. Cliff's band, Citizen Dick, is featured prominently in the movie, with viewers seeing both recording sessions and concerts of the fictitious band. Throughout the movie this group of friends suffers through many setbacks and emotional scenes, but come out on the other side still friends and still moving forward.