Taglines: You’re never too old to get even.
A reboot of the 1979 movie that was directed by Martin Brest and featured George Burns, Art Carney, and Lee Strasberg. Three seniors, who are living social security check to check and even reduced to eating dog food at times, decide they have had enough. So, they plan to rob a bank…problem is, they don’t even know how to handle a gun! A social commentary on growing old in America and what we are sometimes driven to, due to circumstances.
Going in Style is a 2017 American heist comedy film directed by Zach Braff and written by Theodore Melfi. A remake of the 1979 film of the same name, it stars Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Joey King, Matt Dillon, Christopher Lloyd, Ann-Margret and John Ortiz, and follows a trio of retirees who plan to rob a bank after their pensions are cancelled.
The film premiered at the SVA Theatre on March 30, 2017 and was released in the United States on April 7, 2017. It grossed $45 million in the United States and Canada and $39.6 million in other territories for a worldwide gross of $84.6 million, against a production budget of $25 million.
In North America, the film opened alongside Smurfs: The Lost Village and The Case for Christ, and was projected to gross around $8 million from 3,061 theaters in its opening weekend. It grossed $4.2 million on its first day and $11.9 million over the weekend, finishing above expectations and 4th at the box office. In its second weekend the film grossed $6.3 million (a drop of 47%), finishing 5th at the box office.
Going in Style (2017)
Directed by: Zach Braff
Starring: Michael Caine, Richie Moriarty, Josh Pais, Matt Dillon, Morgan Freeman, Jorge Chapa, Joey King, Maria Dizzia, Christopher Lloyd, Alan Arkin, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Seth Barrish
Screenplay by: Theodore Melfi
Production Design by: Anne Ross
Cinematography by: Rodney Charters
Film Editing by: Myron I. Kerstein
Costume Design by: Gary Jones
Set Decoration by: Sara Parks
Art Direction by: Laura Ballinger
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for drug content, language and some suggestive material.
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
Release Date: April 7, 2017