Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)

Dramas with a set of talented actors are always perfect for cool autumn evenings together with a glass of wine or a big cup of your favorite tea with herbs. We watch them to realize that troubles and hardships may be very different. Drama movies teach us how to live with them showing examples of strong characters and almost real emotions. Actors participating in filming drama films face a very difficult task – they have to feel the pain of those whom they’re going to portray and be as sincere as possible to make the viewer involved till the very end. What about the project of Michael Carney and Ron Hall? Shall we give it a chance to become an example of one of the world’s greatest drama movies?

Brief Plot

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The main character of the film is an art dealer named Ron Hall. He works on the international level. According to the plot, he must somehow get on well with a homeless man, who’s quite dangerous and unpredictable in his behavior. This is his wife’s strange desire and he has to fulfill it, cause it might finally give him a chance to save his marriage. Together with Ron’s wife, these three people are going to lead a long journey of their lives.

Some Facts

  • Was planned to be the first Renee Zellweger’s film for a long period of six years without participation in any other big screen projects. However, the release date was pushed giving way to Bridget Jones 3.
  • Same Kind of Different as Me was filmed in Canton, Mississippi. A Time To Kill was filmed in this very place.


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The production started on the 20th of October 2014 with Ren?e Zellweger joining the cast for the role of Deborah – main character’s wife. On the 28th of October 2014, Jon Voight, Greg Kinnear and Djimon Hounsou were added to the cast. On the 7th of November 2014, Olivia Holt was invited to portray Regan Hall. The photography and filming started on the 27th of October 2014 and ended on the 19th of December the same year.

Critical response

The film hasn’t been released yet, but the trailer has provoked a lot of noise. One of The Guardian’s journalists, Stuart Heritage, described the trailer as one of the most offensive and disgusting things he has ever seen. The trouble is that Same Kind of Different as Me feels too racist for some people.

Release info for Same Kind of Different as Me

The film was firstly planned to get released on the 29th of April 2016. Later the date was pushed to the 3rd of February 2017. The release is carried out by Paramount Pictures.


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