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Shaking the Tree (1990)

R | | Comedy, Drama | March 1992 (USA)
A crowd of guys in their 20's spend most of their time hanging out. It's Christmas time in the early 1990's and the guys all begin to think it's about time they went about their lives ... See full summary »

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Barry
Gale Hansen ...
Sully
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Michael
Steven Wilde ...
Duke
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Kathleen
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Michelle
Michael Arabian ...
Nickel
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Bannelli
Nathan Davis ...
Grandpa Sullivan
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Duke's Father
Brittney Hansen ...
Brigette
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Ape (as Terry Muller)
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Mr. Jack
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Cashier at Stubby's
Dick Sasso ...
New Yorker in Van
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A crowd of guys in their 20's spend most of their time hanging out. It's Christmas time in the early 1990's and the guys all begin to think it's about time they went about their lives without the comfort of the diner. Written by M. L. Grant <grant@boutell.com>

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Rated R for language. | See all certifications »
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RADIO LUXEMBOURG
Performed by Desperate Dreams
Written by Eddie Russo
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Great movie
18 May 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

I got this movie because i really liked Gale Hansen in Dead Poets Society. The guy is brilliant! Don't listen to other people when they say this is boring - it really isn't. Its funny, full of one-liners and well acted (at least by Gale!).

Its a touching story in places, very 80s/90s cusp and tells the story of four male friends who are branching out into their lives with different ideas on what life will/wont hold for them. Two of them are successful, one is trying to be (if he ever finishes his novel) and the fourth is a rich kid/dead beat with a gambling problem. We watch the four living through their problems and successes with women, work and life. The only thing keeping them all together is their friendship.

Its also a fun film in places too (especially the baseball game part - Gale you are so funny...you have me in stitches!.

Personally i was sad to see it end - i could have quite easily sat through another two hours of Sully's 'shenanigans' :OD

Enjoy!


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