The Hate U Give

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"Two worlds. One voice. No going back."
  • PG-13
  • 2018
  • 2 hr 12 min
  • 7.5  (31,841)
  • 81

In the drama The Hate U Give, a girl from a poor neighborhood attends a prep school in a wealthy community. There, she's forced to straddle two worlds. She manages the situation well, but the cultural differences create a persistent tension. The conflict becomes huge when one of her friends is killed unjustifiably by a police officer. The young woman is called upon to testify. In doing so, she draws the unwelcome attention of a violent street gang. Now she is threatened by both the police and the criminal element in her neighborhood. The young woman, Starr, finds herself caught between two very different groups. She must stand up for what she believes is right. When the situation bubbles up into full-blown protests and violent reactions, she must take a leadership role. She finds herself in a position to fight for the future of her community. The Hate U Give is an adaptation of a popular young adult novel. The film received a limited theatrical release in 2018. It was released on DVD and on-demand digital video in 2019. Critics gave the film nearly unanimously positive reviews. The film received renewed attention in the spring and summer of 2020. At that time, real-life events in America echoed some of the situations portrayed in the film. It was also the subject of some controversy during production. One of its lead actors, Kian Lawley, was fired after his use of racist slurs was discovered. The role was recast with Riverdale star KJ Apa coming on board to join the cast.

The Hate U Give
Megan Lawless On 'Starr'
Megan Lawless On 'Starr'

Behind the Scenes - 19 sec

TJ Wright On Learning He Got The Part
TJ Wright On Learning He Got The Part

Behind the Scenes - 15 sec

Common On The Story
Common On The Story

Behind the Scenes - 40 sec

Dominique Fishback On Why She Wanted The Role
Dominique Fishback On Why She Wanted The Role

Behind the Scenes - 26 sec

Algee Smith On The Story
Algee Smith On The Story

Behind the Scenes - 53 sec

Angie Thomas On The Origin Of The Story
Angie Thomas On The Origin Of The Story

Behind the Scenes - 47 sec

Description
In the drama The Hate U Give, a girl from a poor neighborhood attends a prep school in a wealthy community. There, she's forced to straddle two worlds. She manages the situation well, but the cultural differences create a persistent tension. The conflict becomes huge when one of her friends is killed unjustifiably by a police officer. The young woman is called upon to testify. In doing so, she draws the unwelcome attention of a violent street gang. Now she is threatened by both the police and the criminal element in her neighborhood.

The young woman, Starr, finds herself caught between two very different groups. She must stand up for what she believes is right. When the situation bubbles up into full-blown protests and violent reactions, she must take a leadership role. She finds herself in a position to fight for the future of her community.

The Hate U Give is an adaptation of a popular young adult novel.

The film received a limited theatrical release in 2018. It was released on DVD and on-demand digital video in 2019. Critics gave the film nearly unanimously positive reviews.

The film received renewed attention in the spring and summer of 2020. At that time, real-life events in America echoed some of the situations portrayed in the film. It was also the subject of some controversy during production. One of its lead actors, Kian Lawley, was fired after his use of racist slurs was discovered. The role was recast with Riverdale star KJ Apa coming on board to join the cast.

The Hate U Give is a 2018 crime movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 12 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 81.

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  • Release Date
    2018
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 12 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (31,841)
  • Metascore
    81