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All Nighter is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Gavin Wiesen and written by Seth W. Owen. The film stars J. K. Simmons, Emile Hirsch, and Kristen Schaal. Principal photography began on July 6, 2015 on locations in Los Angeles, California.

The film was released in a limited release on March 17, 2017, before being released through video on demand on March 24, 2017, by Good Deed Entertainment.


When a globe-trotting, workaholic father (Simmons) trying to visit his daughter on a last minute layover in Los Angeles discovers that she s disappeared, he forces her awkward, nervous ex-boyfriend (Hirsch), still nursing a broken heart, to help him find her over the course of one increasingly crazy night.


  • J. K. Simmons as Mr. Gallo
  • Emile Hirsch as Martin
  • Jon Daly as Jimothy
  • Taran Killam as Gary
  • Xosha Roquemore as Megan
  • Kristen Schaal as Roberta
  • Analeigh Tipton as Ginnie
  • Jon Bass as Trevor
  • Shannon Woodward as Lois


On April 30, 2015, it was announced that Gavin Wiesen would next direct a buddy comedy The Runaround based on the script by Seth W. Owen, which would star J. K. Simmons as a workaholic father and Emile Hirsch as his daughter s ex-boyfriend. Producers of the film would be Mandy Tagger and Adi Ezroni through Spring Pictures, Ron Perlman and Josh Crook through Wing and a Prayer Pictures, along with P. Jennifer Dana. On July 24, 2015, Kristen Schaal joined the cast. On August 6, 2015, more cast members were announced, including Jon Daly, Taran Killam, Hunter Parrish, Analeigh Tipton, Bojesse Christopher, and Shannon Woodward.


Principal photography on the film began on July 6, 2015 in Los Angeles.


In November 2016, Good Deed Entertainment acquired U.S distribution rights to the film. The film was limited release on March 17, 2017, before being released through video on demand on March 24, 2017.


The film received negative reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 14% based on 14 reviews, with an average rating of 4.20/10.

Year 2017
ReleaseDate 2017-03-24
RuntimeMins 86
RuntimeStr 1h 26min
Plot A workaholic father who attempts to visit his daughter during a layover in LA, only to discover that she’s disappeared, is forced to team up with her awkward ex-boyfriend to find her over the course of one transformative night.
Directors Gavin Wiesen
Writers Seth W. Owen
Stars Lio Tipton, Emile Hirsch, J.K. Simmons
Produced by David Beal,Josh Crook,Randy Crook,P. Jennifer Dana,Scott Donley,Toddy Eames,Adi Ezroni,Tiffany Hallgren,Sarah E. Johnson,Erik Kritzer,Sharon Macey,Jill Maxcy,Ishay Mor,Tim Nye,Dominic Ottersbach,George Paaswell,Ron Perlman,Burton Ritchie,Gregory Segal,Mandy Tagger,Jeremy Kipp Walker,Gavin Wiesen,Brian Wilkins
Music by Alec Puro
Cinematography by Seamus Tierney
Film Editing by Terel Gibson
Casting By Liz Dean
Production Design by Hannah Alpert
Art Direction by Wade Morrison
Set Decoration by Maile Cassara
Costume Design by Justine Seymour
Makeup Department Karicean Karen Dick,Adrienne Lynn,Stephanie Kae Panek,Michele Tyminski Schoenbach
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Ariana Malik,Tony Nawrocki
Art Department Chris Brandt,Kevin Dwyer,Tyler Howell,Alicia Minette,Frida Oliva,Katie Peña
Sound Department Ryan Briley,Micaela Cain,Ian Clark-Daugherty,Nicholas Cochran,Kendall Credi,Trevor Gates,Benjamin Gieschen,Nate Grady-Reitan,Bill Jenkins,Derek McGinley,Reece Miller,James Parnell,Dennis Schweitzer
Visual Effects by Dominic Amatore,Mat Johnsonbaugh
Stunts Jeffrey G. Barnett,Jimmy Chhiu,Derek Davies,David Elson,Eddie Perez,Mario Perez,Larry Rippenkroeger,Trenton Rostedt,Stephen W. Schriver,Maria Sova,Ryan Staats,Cody Weselis
Camera and Electrical Department Stu Brumbaugh,Brett Carleton,Christian Carleton,Beth Dubber,Alex Grossfeld,Tarik Hameedi,Brittany Meadows,Rand Paulin,Eddie A. Reid IV,Roman Rivero,Johanna Salo,Max Schwartz,Payam Yazdandoost,Bonnie Osborne
Casting Department Patty Connolly,Maribeth Fox,Vanessa Portillo,Sierra Scott,Mark Sussman
Costume and Wardrobe Department Christine Casaus,Rose Lewis,Mary Wuliger
Editorial Department Corinne Bogdanowicz,Monique Eissing,Danny Keefe,Brian Scott Steele
Location Management Elizabeth Reynolds,Zack Walker
Music Department Linda Cohen,Eric Michael Meyers,Jon Mooney,Jackson Wargo
Script and Continuity Department Wayne Damore
Transportation Department Bob Ellis,Brandon Kafton,Roger Ligman,Robert Meisner,Chris Reese,Matt Renfro,Javier Zaizar
Additional Crew Jared Bloch,Joshua Deitell,Eran Evron,John Funk,Jonathan Gray,Ayanna Hart,Veronica Hennessy,Itai Horstock,Katherine Imp,Phillip Jones,William B. Macomber,Kevin Otte,Simon N. Pulman,Megan Salcedo,Gregory Segal,Marc H. Simon,Christian Simonds,Amy Stein,Kevin Wenig,Jack E. Herman
Thanks Cullen McCord
Genres Comedy, Drama
Companies Spring Pictures, Wing and a Prayer Pictures, Green Hummingbird Entertainment
Countries USA
Languages English
ContentRating R
ImDbRating 5.8
ImDbRatingVotes 7248
MetacriticRating 37
Keywords 2010s,cafe,missing ex girlfriend,dinner date,musician