Lists: Comedy, Drama, Film Quest 2015 - The Challenge Part II

Brief Synopsis: "Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself."

Overall Ranking: 1418 (Rank from 2015: # 66)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 80%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Ryan Critic80(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80
Bryan Lienesch76 - Rick Famuyiwa is intent on mashing everything together here: stereotypes, genres, characters. The works. And while something new and refreshing, it's also a tad bit messy.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 4
Rewatch: 5
Chris Nashawaty of EW71(full review)
David Baruffi70
FilmHamster61(full review)
Movie Waffler Eric Hillis50(full review)

People Involved

  • ZoĆ« Kravitz (Nakia)
  • Blake Anderson (Will)
  • Keith Stanfield (Bug)
  • Rick Fox (Councilman Blackmon)
  • Tony Revolori (Jib)
  • Kimberly Elise (Lisa Hayes)
  • Kiersey Clemons (Diggy)
  • Roger Guenveur Smith (Austin Jacoby)
  • Ashton Moio (Lance)
  • Michael Flores (Short order cook)
  • DeAundre Bonds (Stacey)
  • Amin Joseph (The Voice)
  • Mimi Michaels (Mindy)
  • Mimi Michaels (Marta)
  • Chanel Iman (Lily)
  • Shameik Moore (Malcom)
  • Forest Whitaker (Narrator)
  • Rick Famuyiwa (Director)