Amateur is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Ryan Koo and written by Koo and Chris Lee. The film stars Kumail Nanjiani, Taylor Schilling, and Michael Angarano. The film follows a group of friends who decide to make a movie about their lives. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2018. It was released in the United States on March 23, 2018, by Netflix. The film received mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 53% based on 100 reviews, with an average rating of 5.6/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Amateur's well-meaning cast can't quite overcome its uneven tone and underdeveloped characters." On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 53 out of 100, based on 30 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". The film grossed $1.2 million at the box office.

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Amateur (2018)

Drama · 1h 36m

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Amateur is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Ryan Koo and written by Koo and Chris Lee. The film stars Kumail Nanjiani, Taylor Schilling, and Michael Angarano. The film follows a group of friends who decide to make a movie about their lives. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20, 2018. It was released in the United States on March 23, 2018, by Netflix. The film received mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 53% based on 100 reviews, with an average rating of 5.6/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Amateur's well-meaning cast can't quite overcome its uneven tone and underdeveloped characters." On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 53 out of 100, based on 30 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". The film grossed $1.2 million at the box office.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Netflix
Cast
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Michael Rainey Jr.

Terron Forte
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Tekola Cornetet

Stevion
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Hanna Longo

Playground Girl
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Walter Anaruk

Coach Nguyen
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Sharon Leal

Nia
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Brian White

Vince
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Frankie Jones

Visiting Coach
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Ketrick "Jazz" Copeland

Byron
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Josh Charles

Coach Gaines
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Corey Parker Robinson

Coach Curtis
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James Siakam

Olembe
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Stefan Frank

Petrus
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Ashlee Brian

Anton
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Vic Alejandro

Opposing Coach
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Daniel Poneman

Young Camera Guy
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Ashley Poole

Photographer
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Dixon White

Property Manager
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Mary Beth McDonough

Math Teacher
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Ted Maritz

J.P.
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Danny Granger

NBA Player
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Christopher Warner

Coach Rob
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Alex Erickson

Riverside Teammate
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Marcell Willis

Riverside Teammate
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Koa Peterson

Riverside Teammate
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A.J. Voliton

Riverside Teammate
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Isaiah Munoz

Riverside Teammate
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Zahr Watts

Riverside Teammate
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Rasheik Gaddis

Riverside Teammate
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Josh Potwin

Riverside Teammate
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Ethan Poland

Riverside Teammate
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Mateo Magana

Riverside Teammate
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Morwial Arou

Liberty Teammate
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A.J. Ater

Liberty Teammate
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Aaron Fairrow

Liberty Teammate
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Conner Haug

Liberty Teammate
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Steven Lorenzen

Liberty Teammate
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Sean Rodarte

Liberty Teammate
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Troy Anderson

Victory Team
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Noah King

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Alexander O'Neal

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Zach Carter

Victory Team
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Charles Smith

Victory Team
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Prince Marcus Wilson

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Josh Thompson

Victory Team
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Preston Johnston

Victory Team
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Jon Conley

Victory Team
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Landon Vermeer

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Michael Melillo

Victory Team
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Kyle Slavin

Victory Team
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Jordan Carter

Victory Team
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Kurt Ogbewele

Victory Team
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David Adams

Announcer (uncredited)
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Perry B. Anthony

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Freddie Basnight

Referee (uncredited)
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Collin Blackford

Student (uncredited)
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Matt Block

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Ana Chantal

High School Student / Sports Announcer (uncredited)
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Ryan Coleman

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Aeon Cruz

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Aeona Cruz

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Jason Dobson

Basketball Player (Eagles #13) (uncredited)
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Christie-Anne Edie

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Maiah Elyse

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Jeremy Bright Fink

Bus Patron / Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Nicole Gavin

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Ilasiea Gray

Announcer (uncredited)
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Jason M. Hamel

Scorekeeper / Announcer (uncredited)
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Daustin Harvey

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Jason Head

Eagles Basketball Player, Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Kevin R. James

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Christina W. Johnson

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Angela Joseph

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Brittany Joseph

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Amanda Kallander

Spectator (uncredited)
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Aga Kistler

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Lisa Kohlbrenner

Basketball Fan / pedestrian (uncredited)
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Justin Kratzer

Basketball Fan / Sports Reporter (uncredited)
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Thomas D. Leach

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Alayna Lewis

Actress (uncredited)
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Leana Lewis

(uncredited)
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Lee Lopez

Basketball Fan / Sports Reporter (uncredited)
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Debra Mazotti

Basketball Fan Family Mom (uncredited)
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Robert Mazotti

Basketball Fan Family Dad (uncredited)
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Ashantay Mills

Student / Volleyball Player (uncredited)
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Shawan Na

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Anthony Nuccio

Rebels Coach (uncredited)
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Lochlan O'Neil

Student (uncredited)
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Josh Outzen

Rams Basketball Player (uncredited)
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Andi Parsons

Gaines Wife (uncredited)
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Nissa Von Reiter

Basketball Game Fan (uncredited)
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Pam Renall

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Gregory Schueler

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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James Schuler

Referee (uncredited)
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Ryan Seamy

Home Team Announcer (uncredited)
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Krista Psykome Silvers Nelson

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Valerie Simon

Girl Fan (uncredited)
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Lindsay Sparks

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Bethany Taullie

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Karen Thomas

Basketball Fan (uncredited)
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Jaq Walker

Entourage Member (uncredited)
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Rob Westan

Press Photographer (uncredited)
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Katie Whitworth

Fan (uncredited)
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Keonia Williams

Student (uncredited)
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Erick Yokomizo

Referee (uncredited)
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Darren Zens

Scorekeeper (uncredited)
Crew
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Ryan Koo

Director
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Ryan Koo

Writer
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