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We Grown Now

April 19, 2024
1hr 33min
Status: released

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We Grown Now Movie Details:

Country United States
Language English
Release DatesSeptember 8, 2023 (TIFF)
April 19, 2024 (United States)
Running Time1hr 33min
Age ratingPG
CastBlake Cameron James
Gian Knight Ramirez
S. Epatha Merkerson
Avery Holliday
Ora Jones
Lil Rel Howery
Jurnee Smollett
Directed by Minhal Baig
Written byMinhal Baig
Produced byMinhal Baig
Joe Pirro
Cinematography by Pat Scola
Edited by Stephanie Filo
Music byJay Wadley
Production CompaniesParticipant
Symbolic Exchange
Stage 6 Films
Distributor Sony Pictures Classics
Stage 6 Films

We Grown Now Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Blake Cameron James as Malik
  • Gian Knight Ramirez as Eric
  • S. Epatha Merkerson as Anita
  • Avery Holliday
  • Ora Jones
  • Lil Rel Howery as Jason
  • Jurnee Smollett as Dolores
  • Giovani Chambers as Slug
  • Charles Tiedje as Police officer


The film follows two young boys, best friends Malik and Eric, who discover the joys and hardships of growing up in the sprawling Cabrini-Green public housing complex in 1992 Chicago.

About We Grown Now Movie:

We Grown Now is an American drama film, written and directed by Minhal Baig, and starring Blake Cameron James, Gian Knight Ramirez, S. Epatha Merkerson, Avery Holliday, Ora Jones, Lil Rel Howery, and Jurnee Smollett.

Principal photography on the film began in Chicago.

We Grown Now had its world premiere at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2023, and was released in a limited theatrical release in the United States on April 19, 2024, by Sony Pictures Classics and Stage 6 Films.