Fruitvale Station

Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Fruitvale Station
Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. Based on a true story.
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE F
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, rda
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda
Additional Contributors: Coogler, Ryan screenwriter, director
Jordan, Michael B. (Michael Bakari), 1987-, Actor
Diaz, Melonie Actor
Durand, Kevin Actor
Murray, Chad Michael 1981-, Actor
Spencer, Octavia Actor
Significant Productions film production company
Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc. film distributor


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Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer

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Jan 27, 2015
  • JackamoJames rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A must see for all people from all aspects of life. Never judgemental towards any of the true characters and allows you to feel and come to terms of what our society is becoming. Truly a superb movie of a tragic event

Great movie, well acted and MIchael B. Jordan showcases powerful and wide ranges of emotion. Worth renting and I would even say buying to add to a personal collection. I was very moved by the movie and would reccomend it to anyone.

Nov 03, 2014
  • duane767 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Well acted but incredibly tragic. Worth a watch. The tension mounts as you know how the story ends. The heartbreak in the aftermath is heartrending.

Sep 10, 2014
  • JMGP rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Such a powerfully compelling movie. What a tragic story! Worth watching as it encourages the viewer to see all perspectives of a situation.

Aug 14, 2014
  • Atticus14 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is an incredible film that is unfortunately true. Don't want to get too into it and ruin it for others but it's sick that this is allowed to happen and continues to happen in our country. I actually watched this movie twice. From what I've read, this movie got screwed out of being nominated for the mainstream awards. It easily could've been a dramatization of the year nominee.

Aug 09, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

The performances (especially from Michael B. Jordan) are great in this slick,but hideous drama about pure RACISM period!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jul 20, 2014
  • alaquiox rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A true story - with a sad realistic ending.....when will the injustice stop?

Jun 28, 2014
  • ms_mustard rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

compelling story of the shocking shooting of Oscar Grant. very good special features. I used the English subtitles for the hearing impaired to help understand the dialogue.

Jun 27, 2014
  • slarsen rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really loved this movie. I can't say any more than the other raters, it was just pure, and honest and I learned, which is always a bonus!

Jun 15, 2014
  • kozakd rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This movie is well acted and well written. It is a good reminder of how things can get out of control and everything can change in a split second. An 11 month jail term for his executioner is not justice.

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