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'American Ultra' screenwriter wonders whether original movies can succeed Despite some positive reviews (though critics appeared split on the film overall), American Ultra opened to a lower-than-expected weekend at the box office. The disappointing return was apparent enough from the first day that the film’s screenwriter, Max Landis, aired his worries about...

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American Ultra Review

IGN Movies - Fri, 2015-08-21 15:24

American Ultra Review The stoner comedy has a long, if not pedigreed, history. The unsuspecting super-agent espionage film has been done before as well. So, in this day of mash-ups and remixing, why not put the two genres together? American Ultra may be the answer to that question. In fact, a mash-up of stoner comedy and unsuspecting super-agent is a perfect description of this Max Landis written, Nima Nourizadeh directed film. Jesse Eisenberg is Mike Howell, a stoner who doesn't realize that he's actually a castoff from a secret government program.

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American Ultra Review

IGN Movies - Fri, 2015-08-21 15:24

American Ultra Review The stoner comedy has a long, if not pedigreed, history. The unsuspecting super-agent espionage film has been done before as well. So, in this day of mash-ups and remixing, why not put the two genres together? American Ultra may be the answer to that question. In fact, a mash-up of stoner comedy and unsuspecting super-agent is a perfect description of this Max Landis written, Nima Nourizadeh directed film. Jesse Eisenberg is Mike Howell, a stoner who doesn't realize that he's actually a castoff from a secret government program.

Lionsgate Mike (Jesse Eisenberg) works a dead-end job, spends his off hours getting high and has panic attacks whenever he even thinks about leaving the small town of Liman, West Virginia, and the only bright spot in his suckhole of a life is his girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen Stewart), whose ridiculously forgiving nature has kept her by his side despite a long list of screw-ups.

Review: 'American Ultra': EW review Mike Howell (Jesse Eisenberg) is pretty much a loser: a feckless small-town stoner who spends his days drawing homemade comics behind the register at a near-deserted Cash ‘n’ Carry and his nights getting high and burning omelets in his dingy bungalow. But he has a beautiful girlfriend named Phoebe...B

'American Ultra' teaser: Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart fight the government Most people who become superheroes or super-spies generally don’t choose the job — the job chooses them. And unsuspecting stoner Mike Howell is about to have his life turned upside down. In American Ultra, which reunites Adventureland co-stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart,...

Jesse Eisenberg gets his spoon on in new American Ultra trailer American Ultra has dropped a brand new trailer online, in which Jesse Eisenberg's convenience store till-jockey suddenly finds himself kicking all kinds

‘American Ultra': Kristen Stewart & Jesse Eisenberg’s Killer Stoner Love Story “What if Jason Bourne had been a stoner?” That’s the (absurd) question at the heart of American Ultra, the upcoming film starring Jesse Eisenberg (Batman V Superman) as Mike Howell, a typical stoner slacker convenience store clerk, who suddenly finds himself the target of a CIA op to erase highly-trained sleeper agents. Turns out Mike is one of those agents – a surprise to him, as much as anybody.

Jesse Eisenberg is a Stoned Cold Killer in American Ultra What if your super sleeper agent is now a stoner and he doesn’t activate properly? This is the first trailer for spy comedy American Ultra. So I guess we can add American Ultra to the evergrowing list of secret agent flicks of 2015 (Kingsman, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Spy and Spectre just to name a […] Read Jesse Eisenberg is a Stoned Cold Killer in American Ultra on Filmonic.

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American Ultra

Nima Nourizadeh
Lionsgate
Production
Action, Comedy

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