"1Up" is definitely worth watching if you're in the mood for a fun and entertaining movie!
"1Up" is an original e-sports comedy that follows a group of talented girls who form their own gaming team, determined to win a major tournament and shatter gender stereotypes. And "1Up" is entertaining even if you're not familiar with video games, thanks to its diverse cast and witty humor.
Vivian “V” Lee (Paris berelc) is a talented gamer who earns a spot on the Betas, Barrett University’s all-male e-sports team. When she’s told by Betas’ captain Dustin (Taylor Zakhar Perez) that she’ll never compete on the team and will remain on the bench, V quits her college e-sports team because of sexism and forms her own all-female team with her best friend Sloane (Hari Nef) and coach Parker (Ruby Rose). The team trains hard and bonds together united to win a major tournament... And defeating the Betas!
Directed by Kyle Newman (Last Season, Barely Lethal, Emo Boy) from a script by Julia Yorks, “1Up” is a feel-good movie that celebrates female empowerment and sends a powerful message that anyone can achieve their dreams if they set their mind to it.
“1Up” stars Paris Berelc (Alexa & Katie) and Ruby Rose (Batwoman) as a young woman who teams up with her coach to create an all-female online gaming team.
In addition to Berelc and Rose, the cast includes:
Check out the trailer below!
Last May, Amazon announced the acquisition of “1Up,” which was produced by BuzzFeed Studios and Lionsgate. The film was released in the US on Prime Video on July 15, 2022, after being released in Australia and New Zealand on July 8.
*If you’re a gamer, you probably know what a “1up” is. For those who don’t, a 1up is an extra life that you get in a video game.