See A Thousand and One Before it Hits Theaters

Dive into a captivating 90s tale that follows the fierce and resilient Inez, portrayed by the stunning Teyana Taylor, as she tries to rise above her past as a formerly incarcerated mother. Watch her embark on a daring journey to reunite with her son, Terry, as they navigate the challenges of life while battling societal prejudices. Witness the tale of Terry's growth unfold through the compelling performances of three distinct actors, Aaron Kingsley Adetola (6 year old Terry), Aven Courtney (13 year old Terry) and Josiah Cross (17 year old Terry) who embodies the struggle of an insecure teen grappling with identity and the burdensome expectations of his mother.

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The winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, director A.V. Rockwell masterfully portrays New York's vibrant essence and resilience in the face of adversity, with an abundance of reasons to dive into this powerful, poignant, and beautifully crafted film.

How To Get Tickets

Make sure you leave a comment here telling us why you're excited to see this movie and you just might win a pair of passes. Good luck, and we can't wait to hear all your thoughts on the movie once its released! And don't forget that when you join our newsletter, you get exclusive access to news and promotions. Don't miss out – hope to see you at the movies!

WHAT: Admit pass for two to the screening of A Thousand and One

WHEN: Thursday, March 22, 2023; 7:00 PM

WHERE:  AMC Fashion District
                1001 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19107

Rating: R

Running time: 1 hour 57 minutes

Genre:  Drama

Director: A.V. Rockwell

Producer: Eddie Vaisman, Julia Lebedev, Lena Waithe, Rishi Rajani, Brad Weston

Writer: A.V. Rockwell

Release Date (Theaters): Mar 31, 2023  Wide

Distributor: Focus Features

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  1. Missy Garcia wrote:

    I am excited to see the movie because I think it reflects the struggles, emotions, and psychological trauma of our past and present day. In addition to demonstrating our resiliency as we try to be better everyday.

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  2. Remah Thomas wrote:

    I enjoy story lines where the characters can redeem themselves.

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  3. Danica wrote:

    The trailer is amazing! I would love to take my son to see this. Reminds me of our bond

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  4. Jeremy Jordan wrote:

    I’m coming to see Teyana Taylor!

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  5. Jeffrey West wrote:

    I wasn’t sure about this movie. Now that I watched the trailer. I would love to see it.

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  6. After watching the trailer, I instantly put this on my list of upcoming movies. I can’t wait to see this movie it is going to have me on the edge of my seat. The storyline is great, everyone goes through trials and tribulations and being able to make a change for the better is amazing.

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  7. I love emotional movies. I watched the trailer and loved it, Tickets Please!

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  8. James wrote:

    This movie looks like I’ll be getting emotional. Sometimes I need these real and emotional movies after seeing action and super hero flicks.

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  9. Amy wrote:

    I love opportunities to see a variety of different films.

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  10. Because it looks very interesting and I love t.t. Lol

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  11. It seems to keep you on the edge of someone struggle

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  12. It is inspiring to see a female succeed. There are always going to be obstacles and setbacks in life but you must raise above it all.

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  13. Erik D Johnson wrote:

    I’m moved by the plot and close to home nature of this featured film.

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  14. Chuck Williams wrote:

    The concept that a mother takes her son back from the system as she turns her life around sounds very intriguing. I would love to see this film with my wife!!

    Posted 3.16.23 Reply
  15. Diedra Hicks wrote:

    Teyana Taylor is sure to deliver and I wanna see her do just that!

    Posted 3.17.23 Reply
  16. Juanda wrote:

    Truth be told, I’m interested in this movie since the announcement that she will be playing Dionne Warwick in a biopic. I believe this is her debut as an actress.

    Posted 3.18.23 Reply
    • I am excited about were her career is headed.

      Posted 3.19.23 Reply
  17. I would like to see the movie thank you.

    Posted 3.20.23 Reply
  18. Lakira wrote:

    I’m excited about this film because teyana Taylor is a extraordinary actress/singer

    Posted 3.21.23 Reply
  19. Diedra Hicks wrote:

    Teyana is a beauty & a beast. I’ve been waiting to see her in what should be an incredible performance.

    Posted 3.21.23 Reply