Eighth Grade(Movie, 2018)

| 1h 34min | Genres: Comedy, Drama
Eighth GradeRating: 3.8/5 (with 202 votes)
Eighth Grade is a 2018 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Bo Burnham. It is his feature directorial debut. The coming-of-age story follows the life and struggles of an eighth-grader, played by Elsie Fisher, during her last week of classes before graduating to high school. She struggles with social anxiety but produces vlogs giving life advice. Burnham was inspired by his own struggles with anxiety when he began writing the screenplay in 2014. He had difficulty finding funding for the project until 2016. Shooting began in Suffern and White Plains, New York, in summer 2017. Fisher was cast after Burnham noticed her on YouTube; she led a cast including Josh Hamilton and Emily Robinson. Themes include heavy use of social media, mental health in Generation Z and sexuality and consent. The film premiered on January 19, as part of the U.S. Dramatic Competition section of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. After ot... ()
Movie poster of Eighth Grade

Where to watch Eighth Grade (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Eighth Grade" is currently available on 2 providers. Eighth Grade can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

About Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

Trailer for Eighth Grade + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Official Trailer(Trailer, 2:22)

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: New York
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 16 languages: Bulgarian (BG), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/13/2018 (World premiere: 01/19/2018)
Director: Bo Burnham
Screenwriter: Bo Burnham
Composer: Anna Meredith
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Oitava Série"
"The Coolest Girl in the World"
Revenue: 13,539,709 USD

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:3875, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 03/22/2019