American Ultra

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American Ultra
American Ultra Poster - Kristen Stewart.jpg
Official teaser poster
Directed by Nima Nourizadeh
Produced by David Alpert
Anthony Bregman
Mark Fasano
Kevin Scott Frakes
Britton Rizzio
Raj Brinder Singh
Written by Max Landis
Starring Jesse Eisenberg
Kristen Stewart
Topher Grace
Connie Britton
John Leguizamo
Monique Ganderton
Bill Pullman
Tony Hale
Music by Marcelo Zarvos
Cinematography Michael Bonvillain
Edited by Andrew Marcus
PalmStar Entertainment
Circle of Confusion
Merced Media Partners
Likely Story
The Bridge Finance Company
Distributed by Lionsgate
Release dates
  • August 21, 2015 (2015-08-21)
Country United States
Language English

American Ultra is an upcoming action comedy film directed by Nima Nourizadeh and written by Max Landis.[1][2] The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, Topher Grace, John Leguizamo, Monique Ganderton, Bill Pullman, Walton Goggins, and Tony Hale. The film is scheduled to be released on August 21, 2015, by Lionsgate.


A stoner - who is in fact a government agent - is marked as a liability and targeted for extermination. But he's too well-trained and too high for them to handle.[3]



On November 21, 2013, Aspara Distribution announced that they had acquired the rights to distribute the film outside the United States.[4] On March 1, 2014, Lionsgate announced their acquisition of the North American rights to the film.[4]

The first still and two teaser posters were released on May 14, 2015 by MTV.[5] The red band trailer was released by Yahoo Movies on May 28, 2015.[6]


Filming began on April 14, 2014 in the New Orleans area and wrapped in mid-June.[7][8]


The film is scheduled to be released on August 21, 2015, by Lionsgate.[9]


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