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The Bling Ring (2013)

  • Rate: 6.5/10 total 3,100 votes 
  • Genre: Crime | Drama
  • Release Date: 21 June 2013 (USA)
  • Runtime: 90 min
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The Bling Ring (2013)

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  • IMDb page: The Bling Ring (2013)
  • Rate: 6.5/10 total 3,100 votes 
  • Genre: Crime | Drama
  • Release Date: 21 June 2013 (USA)
  • Runtime: 90 min
  • Filming Location: Zuma Beach – 30000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, California, USA
  • Budget: $20,000,000 (estimated)
  • Gross: $2,988,704 (USA) (25 June 2013)
  • Director: Sofia Coppola
  • Stars: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson | See full cast and crew
  • Original Music By: Daniel Lopatin  Brian Reitzell   
  • Soundtrack: Arabic Princess
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital | Datasat
  • Plot Keyword: Underage Smoking | High School | Mother Daughter Relationship | Reference To Orlando Bloom | Reference To Audrina Partridge

Writing Credits By:

  • Sofia Coppola (written by)
  • Nancy Jo Sales (based on the Vanity Fair article "The Suspect Wore Louboutins" by)

Known Trivia

  • This is the last movie to be shot by cinematographer Harris Savides, who passed away in October 2012.
  • First movie starring Emma Watson not based on a book.
  • Based on Nancy Jo Sales’s Vanity Fair article, ‘The Suspects Wore Louboutins’.
  • Emma Watson’s wallet was stolen while filming.
  • Emma Watson said she researched her role by watching “a ton of reality TV” including The Hills and Keeping Up with the Kardashians. She also listened to Britney Spears’s ‘Femme Fatale’ album to get into the mindframe of her character.
  • It is said by insiders that Emma Watson watched her character, Alexis Neiers’s reality television show, Pretty Wild to study her body language and how she acted around people.
  • Prior to shooting, Sofia Coppola got the cast to fake-burgle a house to see what mistakes they’d make.
  • The scene taking place at Paris Hilton’s home was actually filmed there.
  • Sofia Coppola had lunch several times with real-life convicted Bling Ring burglar Nick Frank Prugo, the basis of the film’s character Marc. Prugo, and his gang of thieves, reportedy stole over $3 million from celebrity homes. After serving a year in jail, Prugo claimed, as of May 2013, that he had not seen the film yet.

Plot: Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes. |  »

Story: Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities’ whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Roman Coppola known as producer
  • Sofia Coppola known as producer
  • Darren M. Demetre known as co-producer
  • Emilio Diez Barroso known as executive producer
  • Youree Henley known as producer
  • Darlene Caamano Loquet known as executive producer
  • Paul Rassam known as executive producer
  • Fred Roos known as executive producer
  • Michael Zakin known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Katie Chang known as Rebecca
  • Israel Broussard known as Marc
  • Emma Watson known as Nicki
  • Claire Julien known as Chloe
  • Taissa Farmiga known as Sam
  • Georgia Rock known as Emily
  • Leslie Mann known as Laurie
  • Carlos Miranda known as Rob
  • Gavin Rossdale known as Ricky
  • Stacy Edwards known as Marc's Mom
  • G. Mac Brown known as Henry
  • Marc Coppola known as Mr. Hall – Marc's Dad
  • Janet Song known as Rebecca's Mom
  • Annie Fitzgerald known as Kate from Vanity Fair
  • Lorenzo Hunt known as Police Officer #1 (Nicki's)
  • Timothy Starks known as Police Officer #1 (Marc's)
  • Rich Ceraulo known as Police Officer #2 (Nicki's)
  • Joe Nieves known as Police Officer (Rebecca's)
  • Nelson Rockford known as Las Vegas Plainclothes Officer
  • Doug DeBeech known as Adam
  • Erin Daniels known as Shannon
  • Patricia Lentz known as Judge Henley
  • Michelle Alegria known as Female TV Reporter #1
  • Stacey Turner known as Female TV Reporter #2
  • Brian Gattas known as Dogwalker
  • Logan Miller known as Kid at Party
  • Marcia Ann Burrs known as Grandma
  • Michael Yo known as Male E-Interviewer
  • Halston Sage known as School Girl
  • Marshall Bell known as L.A. Detective #1
  • Brenda Koo known as Sarah
  • Maika Monroe known as Beach Girl
  • Isabel Lasker known as Drunk Girl
  • Adea Lennox known as Party Girl
  • Keenan Henson known as Male TMZ Reporter
  • Rachelle Carson known as Chloe's Mom (as Rachelle Carson-Begley)
  • Peter Bigler known as Chloe's Dad
  • Chad Brannon known as Water Delivery Guy
  • Zoe Sidel known as School Girl's Friend
  • Cari Champion known as Female TV Reporter #3
  • Nina Siemaszko known as Las Vegas Detective (female)
  • Bailey Coppola known as Wasted Boy
  • Yolanda Lloyd Delgado known as Rob's Mom
  • Linc Hand known as Police Officer Arresting Rob
  • Brett Goodkin known as L.A. Detective #2
  • Paris Hilton known as Paris Hilton
  • Kevin Spencer known as Bedroom Police Officer #1
  • Bobby Ashhurst known as Police Officer #3
  • Karl Risinger known as Police Officer #2 (Marc's)
  • Dale Champion known as School Teacher
  • Deidre Arrington known as Chloe's Lawyer (uncredited)
  • Rebecca Cook known as Herself – Paris Hilton's friend (uncredited)
  • Kevin Deon known as Police Officer (uncredited)
  • Kirsten Dunst known as Herself (uncredited)
  • Sam Egber known as Teen Party Goer (uncredited)
  • Mark Heidelberger known as Marc's Lawyer (uncredited)
  • Lindsay Lohan known as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
  • Ryan McCabe known as Rebecca's Lawyer (uncredited)
  • Gabe Mendez known as Chloe's Lawyer (uncredited)
  • Nicole Alexandra Shipley known as Club goer (uncredited)
  • Jennifer Shumaker known as Rebecca's Lawyer (uncredited)
  • Roald Smeets known as Lars (uncredited)
  • Erika Stillwater known as School Girl's Friend #2 (uncredited)
  • Minn Vo known as Club goer (uncredited)



Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Alyson Black Barrie known as key hair stylist (as Alyson Black)
  • Shelley Brien known as department head hair
  • Cheryl Marks known as additional hair stylist
  • Roz Music known as makeup department head
  • Shandra Page known as key hair stylist
  • Gillian Whitlock known as key makeup artist
  • Jose Zamora known as hair stylist

Art Department:

  • Max Bostic known as swing gang
  • Randy Bostic known as leadman
  • Chris Buchinsky known as storyboard artist
  • Hannah Cook known as art production assistant
  • Von Do known as graphics
  • Melissa Gelmo known as assistant property master
  • Amanda Hallberg known as art department assistant
  • Steven Curtis Husch known as set dresser
  • Phillis Lehmer known as graphics
  • Marco López known as swing gang
  • Bryan McBrien known as greens foreman
  • Cynthia Nibler known as property master
  • Joe Ondrejko known as construction coordinator
  • Grant Sawyer known as props
  • Randy Severino known as swing gang
  • Lulu Stewart known as set decoration buyer
  • Cheree Welsh known as art department coordinator




Production Companies:

  • American Zoetrope
  • NALA Films
  • Pathé Distribution (in association with)
  • StudioCanal (in association with)
  • TOBIS Film (in association with)
  • Tohokushinsha Film (in association with)

Other Companies:

  • Brauer & Co.  film tax credits
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies
  • Cinetic Media  financial advisory services
  • Def Jam Recordings  soundtrack
  • Dolby Laboratories  sound mix
  • Filmtools  expendables
  • POP Sound  ADR Recording
  • Parabolic NY  post-production sound services
  • Parabolic NY  sound re-recording
  • Pathé  funding
  • Post Factory NY  post-production facilities
  • Prime Casting  extras casting
  • Reder & Feig  additional legal services
  • Road Rebel  production travel
  • Sessions Payroll Management  extras payroll services
  • StudioCanal  funding
  • Three Point Capital  brokerage
  • Tohokushinsha Film  funding


  • A-Film Distribution (2013) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • A24 (2013) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Alternative Films (2013) (Belgium) (theatrical)
  • Arc Entertainment (2013) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • E1 Films Canada (2013) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Roadshow Film Distributors (2013) (Australia) (theatrical)
  • Seven Films (2013) (Greece) (theatrical)
  • Alliance (2013) (Canada) (all media)
  • Amero PT (2013) (Indonesia) (all media)
  • Diamond Films (2013) (Brazil) (all media)
  • FilmNation Entertainment (2013) (worldwide) (all media)
  • Golden Scene (2013) (Hong Kong) (all media)
  • Lucky Red (2013) (Italy) (all media)
  • Lusomundo (2013) (Portugal) (all media)
  • Paradise/MGN (2013) (Russia) (all media)
  • Pathé (2013) (Belgium) (all media)
  • Pathé (2013) (Luxembourg) (all media)
  • Pathé (2013) (France) (all media)
  • Sam Film (2013) (Iceland) (all media)
  • Shani Films (2013) (Israel) (all media)
  • Spentzos Film Home Video (2013) (Greece) (DVD)
  • Ster-Kinekor Pictures (2013) (South Africa) (all media)
  • StudioCanal (2013) (UK) (all media)
  • TOBIS Film (2013) (Germany) (all media)
  • Tohokushinsha Film (2013) (Japan) (all media)
  • Village Roadshow (2013) (Australia) (all media)
  • Vértigo Films (2013) (Spain) (all media)



Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Zoic Studios

Visual Effects by:

  • Jeffrey Edward Baksinski known as digital effects supervisor
  • Raoul Bolognini known as visual effects producer
  • Joey Bonander known as visual effects producer: Zoic Studios
  • Kristen Branan known as visual effects
  • Andrew G. Cox known as visual effects producer
  • Syd Dutton known as visual effects
  • Colin Feist known as compositor
  • Rocco Passionino known as visual effects
  • Marco Recuay known as visual effects supervisor: Scoundrel
  • Cassy Vasile known as visual effects coordinator
  • Amy W. Wong known as digital compositor

MPAA: Rated R for teen drug and alcohol use, and for language including some brief sexual references



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