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Summary Inspired by a true story, based on Sarfraz Manzoor’s acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Roll, Blinded by the Light tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writ...

Blinded by the Light
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 44 Critic Reviews
71
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 91 User Ratings
6.6
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Summary Inspired by a true story, based on Sarfraz Manzoor’s acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Roll, Blinded by the Light tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writ...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 44 Critic Reviews
71
82% Positive
36 Reviews
16% Mixed
7 Reviews
2% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 44 Critic Reviews
71
82% Positive
36 Reviews
16% Mixed
7 Reviews
2% Negative
1 Review

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 91 User Ratings
6.6
58% Positive
53 Ratings
29% Mixed
26 Ratings
13% Negative
12 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 91 User Ratings
6.6
58% Positive
53 Ratings
29% Mixed
26 Ratings
13% Negative
12 Ratings

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Production Company New Line Cinema, Levantine Films, Ingenious Media, Bend It Films, Rakija Films, Orange Studio, Cornerstone Films, Endeavor Content, Dream Cars, Prairie Pictures, StormStock
Release Date Aug 16, 2019
Duration 1 h 58 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline For Anyone Who Has Ever Wanted to Dream. You're Not Alone.
Seattle International Film Festival
3 Nominations
Heartland Film
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Traverse City Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination