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Veronica Mars (2014)

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Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown - just in time for her high school reunion - in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.

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Storyline

Former teenage private eye and now an aspiring New York City lawyer, Veronica Mars gets one phone call from ex-boyfriend Logan Echolls and she gets pulled right back into the seedy underbelly of Neptune, California. Logan's pop star girlfriend, Bonnie DeVille, has been murdered and he needs Veronica's help to clear his name. DeVille is a fellow Neptune High alum, and her murder and Veronica's return to Neptune coincide with their 10-year high school reunion. Veronica is face to face with old friends and foes alike and finds it's much harder to leave home a second time. Written by Anne Campbell

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She thought she was out


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Rated PG-13 for sexuality including references, drug content, violence and some strong language | See all certifications »

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13 March 2014 (Germany)  »

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The Veronica Mars Movie Project  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,988,351 (USA) (16 March 2014)

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$3,319,109 (USA) (20 April 2014)
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Trivia

Kristen Bell and Sam Huntington had previously starred in another film together: Fanboys (2009). See more »

Goofs

When Veronica is sending a text to her father while hiding in the kitchen cabinet, the time on her phone says 5:30PM. Moments later, when she is making a voice call, the time says 11:58AM. See more »

Quotes

Veronica Mars: You know the difference between a lawyer and a prostitute?
Veronica Mars: The prostitute stops screwing you when you're dead.
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Crazy Credits

The very end of the closing credits include a thank you to the fans and backers:

"This movie would never have been possible without the endless faith and support of our fans around the world, and especially the 91,585 backers who pledged on Kickstarter to bring Veronica back to life. Thank you for never giving up, and for helping us do the impossible." See more »

Connections

References Veronica Mars: Look Who's Stalking (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Crystal Ball (Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Remix)
Written and performed by Kyle Andrews
Courtesy of Elephant Lady Records
Under license by Terrorbird Media
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It's Never as Good as the First Time
4 August 2014 | by (New Mexico) – See all my reviews

Excuse the use of the Sade song title, but it really sums up my feelings about this film. I wanted to like it, I really did. I liked the TV show, and even contributed to the Kickstarter campaign. I'm not sure what I expected, but what we got was basically a 2 hour TV reunion show (2 hours if you had commercials, the film is only 105 minutes).

In 10 years, the residents of Jupiter have gotten older, but not smarter or wiser. And, sadly, even though all of the actors expressed great enthusiasm for the project, they all seem a little tired. They're happy for the pay checks, but in the end, they are rehashing the same characters, with the same emotions and the same actions as 10 years ago. Kristen Bell always brought that world-weary sense of cynicism to Veronica Mars, even when she was playing a high school detective. Now she just seems weary. I would much rather watch her in 'House of Lies', where that more grown up cynicism shines.

Bottom line is we should all have just moved on, and let our memories of the TV show remain intact. This was not an elegant ending of a good show, but a sad reminder of what we once liked and enjoyed.


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