Joe Neurauter, Keith Calder, Felipe Marino
Comedy | Drama | Romance
Sony Pictures Classics
Jul 3, 2008
New York City, New York, USA
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A coming-of-age drama directed by Jonathan Levine, 2008's "The Wackness" stars Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck, Famke Janssen, and Olivia Thirlby. Set in the summer of 1994, Luke Shapiro (Peck) has just graduated from high school and lives in New York City. He sells marijuana to get by and ends up trading pot in exchange for therapy services from a psychologist. Meanwhile he becomes attracted to a classmate (played by Thirlby) who is not only out of his league but also happens to be the step-daughter of his new shrink.