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Jump In My Car is a 2007 American Coming of Age Teenage Comedy written and directed by John Hughes starring Shia LaBeouf, Andrea Riseborough, Ryan Kelley, Molly Ringwald, Katie Cassidy, Chris Pine, Armie Hammer, Monica Raymund, Kat Dennings, Brandon T. Jackson, Jason Schwartzman, Romany Malco and Peyton List. The film is the first of famous 80's director Hughes line-up of new teenage rom-com's and was filmed in Vancouver throughout the year of 2006-7 and released theatrically on January 4th, 2008.

Plot

The story of five intelligent, unpopular bullied freshman teens attending Crescent High School, North Carolina.

The leader of the freshman losers is poetry loving genius Reg (Shia LaBeouf) who has never had a proper girlfriend.

The other members include his shy guy bestfriend Timothy (Ryan Kelley), Angry Punk Rocker Colby (Kat Dennings), Chatterbox prankster Julian (Armie Hammer) and grease monkey friend Everett (Brandon T. Jackson).

They are severley bullied and harassed by the upper class seniors, lead by Varsity Captain Torrent Lewis (Chris Pine).

Torrent's cheerleader girlfriend Catherine Graham (Andrea Riseborough) shys away from intervention in the moments when her cheerleader friends, boyfriend and his fellow jocks commit to their nasty tormenting.

At the final school assembly salution to the ending year of 2007 Reg and friends are suspended as a mean prank played by Torrent and his followers backfires on them and implicates them as culprits in vandalism.

The cruel prank which results in the groups suspension which will lead onto the start of 2008 has Torrent's girlfriend Catherine that night dump him and invite Reg and friends to her 18th birthday party which take place the very next night.

Reg assuming it's part of a set-up for another humiliating prank devises a plan with the others to get revenge on the entire group with a prank they will play on the jocks and cheerleaders at Catherine's birthday party.

However things end up completely out of hand as Reg falls for Catherine, Timothy ends up on a wild adventure with Catherine's lonely, alcoholic mother Jessica (Molly Ringwald), Colby falls for head jock Torrent, Julian gets adopted into the popular group of seniors for the rowdy drunk night, and Everett still plans on executing the mean prank along with the aid of Crescent High's motivational speaker Janice (Peyton List) who passes out in the backseat of his car, and so happens to be the daughter of Crescent High teacher Mr. Fredricks (Timothy Olyphant).

Cast

  • Shia LaBeouf as Reginald "Reg" Milton
  • Andrea Riseborough as Catherine Graham
  • Ryan Kelley as Timothy "Tim" Yarnley
  • Molly Ringwald as Jessica Graham
  • Katie Cassidy as Valerie Thomas
  • Armie Hammer as Julian "Julesy" Beencroft
  • Monica Raymund as Amanda Paulette
  • Kat Dennings as Colbane "Colby" Reef
  • Brandon T. Jackson as Everett "Ever" Batting
  • Peyton List as Janice Harvey-Fredricks
  • Jason Schwartzman as Roger "Rover" Milton
  • Chris Pine as Varsity Captain Torrent Llewis
  • Ryan Gosling as Varsity Jock Tony Lombardi
  • Charlie Hunnam as Varsity Jock Big Brad Walker
  • Gustaf Skarsgård as French Varsity Jock Phillipe Simmone
  • Zachary Levi as Varsity Jock Jonah Campbell
  • Melissa Rauch as Cheerleader Jane Goldstein
  • Michelle Williams as Cheerleader Lola Duncan
  • Roxanne McKee as Cheerleader Avril Cooper
  • Olivia Munn as Cheerleader Noble Peverell
  • Romany Malco as Emmerson Paulette
  • Tisha Campbell Martin as Lauren Paulette
  • Grant Bowler as Greg Milton
  • Ashley Judd as Samantha Milton
  • Jim Caviezel as Tobias Yarnley
  • Joey Lauren Adams as Athena Reef
  • Naomi Watts as Timone Reef
  • Billy Crudup as Jonathen Beencroft
  • Moira Kelly as Cassandra Beencroft
  • Timothy Olyphant as Mr. Fredricks
  • Lucy Lawless as Allison Fredricks
  • Gillian Anderson as Miss Pettis
  • Terry Crews as P.E Teacher Mr. Phelps
  • Anna Gunn as Principal Lara Olsen
  • Kevin Hart as Class Clown
  • Ben Foster as Scorned Nerd 1
  • Steve Sirkis as Scorned Nerd 2
  • Ben Savage as Scorned Nerd 3
  • Matthew Lawrence as The Stoner
  • Oscar Isaac as the Italian
  • Shaun Evans as the Spy Guy
  • Max Greenfield as the Flirt
  • Kate Micucci as Ming
  • Tanit Phoenix as Ling
  • Sam Riley as Marching Band Leader Thomas

Soundtrack

  1. Cry For You- September
  2. Love Is Gone- David Guetta featuring Chris Willis
  3. Low- Flo Rida featuring T-Pain
  4. What I Want- Bob Sinclair featuring Fireball
  5. Lovestoned- Justin Timberlake
  6. Smile- Lily Allen
  7. Don't Stop The Music- Rihanna
  8. Teenagers- My Chemical Romance
  9. Clumsy- Fergie
  10. Wind It Up- Gwen Stefani
  11. LDN- Lily Allen
  12. The Way I Are- Timbaland featuring Keri Hilson
  13. Bubbly- Colbie Caillat
  14. Shut Up And Drive- Rihanna
  15. No One- Alicia Keyes
  16. All Good Things(Come To An End)- Nelly Furtado
  17. Glamorous- Fergie featuring Ludacris
  18. Say It Right- Nelly Furtado
  19. Jump In My Car- Ted Mulry Gang
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