- 1 hr 30 min
Stuck is a 2017 musical film that follows a group of strangers as they find themselves stuck on a broken-down subway train in New York City. Set entirely in the train car, Stuck brings together a diverse cast of characters, each with their own unique story and struggles. At the heart of the story is Lloyd (Giancarlo Esposito), a former investment banker who has fallen on hard times and now works as a street performer. When the train stops and the passengers are unable to continue their journeys, Lloyd quickly takes control, encouraging everyone to share their stories and their talents.
One of the first passengers to open up is Eve (Ashanti), a talented singer who dreams of making it big in the music industry. She is joined by Sue (Amy Madigan), a fiercely independent woman who has spent her life standing up for what she believes in. As the train sits there, the passengers begin to open up and share their secrets, fears, and hopes with one another.
As the hours drag on, tensions begin to rise among the passengers. Some want to find a way out and continue on with their lives, while others see the experience as an opportunity to bond and connect with their fellow travelers. Meanwhile, Lloyd is struggling with his own personal demons, including a strained relationship with his estranged daughter.
As the passengers begin to explore their musical talents, singing and playing instruments, they start to realize that they have more in common than they thought. Stuck becomes a celebration of what it means to be human, and the power of music to bring people together.
Directed by Michael Berry and based on a stage musical of the same name, Stuck is a unique and heartfelt film that showcases the power of music, storytelling, and human connection. With excellent performances from the entire cast, including the powerful vocals of Ashanti, the film strikes a perfect balance between drama and humor, never shying away from the difficult questions that arise when people are forced to confront their own fears and desires.
Stuck is a powerful and uplifting film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of music to bring people together. Perfectly capturing the energy and vibrancy of New York City, it is a film that will leave audiences humming and tapping their toes long after the credits have rolled.
Stuck is a 2019 music movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0 and a MetaScore of 36.