A Kid Like Jake is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Silas Howard and written by Daniel Pearle. The film stars Jim Parsons, Claire Danes, Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Ann Dowd. The film follows a couple who are raising their transgender son in New York City. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2018, and was released in the United States on March 16, 2018, by Focus Features. The film received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the performances of the cast and the film's handling of a sensitive topic, while others criticized the film for being too sentimental and manipulative. The film was a box office success, grossing over $10 million against a production budget of $5 million.

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A Kid Like Jake  (2018)

Drama · 1h 32m · 5/1/2018

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A Kid Like Jake is a 2018 American comedy-drama film directed by Silas Howard and written by Daniel Pearle. The film stars Jim Parsons, Claire Danes, Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Ann Dowd. The film follows a couple who are raising their transgender son in New York City. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2018, and was released in the United States on March 16, 2018, by Focus Features. The film received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the performances of the cast and the film's handling of a sensitive topic, while others criticized the film for being too sentimental and manipulative. The film was a box office success, grossing over $10 million against a production budget of $5 million.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Burn Later Productions, Head Gear Films

Revenue

$60,784
Cast
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Claire Danes

Alex Wheeler
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Octavia Spencer

Judy
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Priyanka Chopra

Amal
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Shaunette Renée Wilson

Dream Mom
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Jim Parsons

Greg Wheeler
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Ann Dowd

Catherine
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Aasif Mandvi

Darren
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Julia Chan

Michelle
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Cindy Cheung

Corinne
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Annika Boras

Lynn
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Kelly Deadmon

Cynthia Hedwall
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Olivia Bond

Kimmie Hedwall
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Leo James Davis

Jake Wheeler
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Kelly McAndrew

Susan
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Meghan Strange

Admissions Director #3
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Aaron Serotsky

Prospective Father
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Lee Aaron Rosen

Tom Hedwall
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Administrator #2
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Ian Unterman

Father
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Adam Butterfield

Samuel
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Erika Robel

Waitress #2
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Milanee Gordon

School Child
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Aneesh Sheth

Dr. Laurel Hendricks
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Rhys Bhatia

Sanjay
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George G. Colucci

Teacher (uncredited)
Crew
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Silas Howard

Director
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Daniel Pearle

Writer
Disc Releases
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A Kid Like Jake

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/28/2018

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A Kid Like Jake

(Blu-ray)

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