Deidra & Laney Rob a Train

Synopsis: DEIDRA & LANEY ROB A TRAIN is the story of two teenage girls who start robbing trains to make ends meet after their mom goes to jail. Set in present day, with shades of RAISING ARIZONA and LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE. Written by Shelby Farrell, with Sundance Film Fest alum Sydney Freeland (DRUNKTOWN'S FINEST) directing, and Susan Cartsonis (THE DUFF, WHAT WOMEN WANT) and Nick Moceri (A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT) producing.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Sydney Freeland
Production: Netflix
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
92 min


You gotta hook me up.

I need the answers for chemistry.

- Yeah, no, it's totally fine.

- I just need to pass my class.

Okay, so, uh, chemistry?

Yeah. The test is tomorrow.

- It's gonna be 30.

- You're killing me with these prices.

Well, you know, last minute costs double.

I don't know.

Do you wanna pass or not?

I'm the one that can give you an A.

- No!

- Oh, my gosh!

Those are bad for the baby.

Jet! Come on. No, we're done.

- But I wasn't done with that.

- I don't care.

Please get dressed. We have to go.

I did not hit on your boyfriend.

You need to back up!

- I was watching that.

- Yeah, I'm still finishing my homework.

I get the TV for two hours.

That's the rule.

- Where are we going?

- Christ, Laney! Where are his pants?

You promised Mom

you'd pick her up this morning.

You know what? Now I'm tutoring

Maverick Bowman in chemistry.

And I have an English paper,

and I have to finish

my scholarship application by Friday.

I can't keep carting her around

just because she wrecked her car!

It's out of the shop in a few days.

Please. Force Jet into some pants

and make yourself useful.

All right, b*tch.

What did you say?

I just mean I think that tone-wise,

you can be kind of a b*tch.

My toys! My toys!

- Stop! Jet, no! Get back here!

- My toys!

No! No! No!

- Okay!

- Oh, my God.

- Is that Mom?

- You don't want any of it.

- No, back up.

- Oh, my God.

- Put the Tasers down. I got this.

- Go home, Carlos, go home!

Okay. It's okay.

- I'm gonna hit you with this.

- Whoa! Hey. Back up, back up.

Let's put the TV down, all right?

Everything's gonna be fine.

Nothing is ever

gonna be fine again.

- Get away from me!

- Back up, back up.

Back up, back up, back up.

- We'll fix it, all right? Look, it's me.

- No! We can't fix it!

This is it. This is it. This is happening.

This... This is who I am! Oh, my God!

Don't do it! No!

- Goddamn it!

- Oh, no you don't!

- Oh, no, you don't!

- Watch her head.

- Oh, man.

- Stop it!

- Get off my mom!

- Stop!

- Mom!

- Stop it!

Freedom! Freedom!

So I asked the public defender,

"Why is my mom's bail so high?"

And he said that Good Buy is calling it

an act of domestic terrorism.

But they don't think that really.

I mean, I think they just get

a bigger insurance payment

if they call it terrorism.

The public defender said

that you're not talking to him.

But he's patient. And he has, like,

a lot of other cases to keep him busy.

Would you shut up?

We need to get her serious.

- We need to get her right, look at her.

- You know what's great

about being in here? I mean, great.

I get to choose

between kitchen or laundry.

One or the other. Yeah.

I mean... I gotta tell you guys,

chopping carrots just...

- It's therapeutic. It's, um... zen.

- That's...

- That's great.

- Yes! Oh, get this.

Did you guys know there's a law

in this state

that says they have to serve salad

with every single meal in jail?

Every meal has a salad. Yeah, salad law!

- Do you have a playground?

- I do.

And you know what? Mommy's doing yoga.

I'm surprisingly flexible.

- I've always wanted to try...

- You know what? Enough, enough.

I really hope that you are coming up

with a good excuse

as to why you went all Rambo

on a Good Buy store.

Baby, I gotta tell you something.

That fact that you are taking

such good care of this family

while I am away, it makes me feel so...


- You know what?

- Hey!

What's going on over here?

Let's go. Jet, get off of Mom's lap.

She's incarcerated.

- Ice cream.

- You gotta let go of Mommy.

- Hey!

- Okay, okay.

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