R | | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.
At one point, Detroit wears a pair of earrings with the phrases BURY THE RAG and DEEP IN YOUR FACE. These are lyrics from "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll" by Bob Dylan, which is a protest song about a poor African-American woman murdered by a wealthy white man. ("Bury the rag deep in your face/ Now's the time for your tears".)
What I'm doin' right now won't even matter.
Detroit: Baby, baby, it will always matter.
$727,266 (USA) (8 July 2018)
$17,493,096 (USA) (1 November 2018)
Check out our guide to the Golden Globes, see what IMDb editors are watching, and more.