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My Life's in Turnaround (1993)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  17 June 1994 (USA)
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Two Manhattan slacker dudes, best friends, want to make a movie about their lives. Splick drives a hack, Jason tends bar; each has a stuttering relationship with a down-to-earth woman. But ... See full summary »

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Splick
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Jason
Dolores McDougal ...
Mother in audience
Tara Shannon ...
Phlegm Fatale
Bruce Taylor ...
Cop
Monica Ceno ...
Model 1
Emma Fann ...
Model 2
Lynn Russell ...
Model 3
Lisa Gerstein ...
Sarah Hershfeld
John Cray ...
Cop in prison
Betsy Brody ...
Casey's receptionist
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Himself
Kirstin Burbank ...
Model in street
John Dore ...
Shrink
Debra Clein ...
Amanda
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Two Manhattan slacker dudes, best friends, want to make a movie about their lives. Splick drives a hack, Jason tends bar; each has a stuttering relationship with a down-to-earth woman. But neither has a clue how to make a movie. A friend in the industry sets up meetings for them with producers, which they blow. Things look up when Phoebe Cates and Martha Plimpton agree to star, but then they leave the city for other projects. Splick and Jason argue. Things look bleak. Will they repair their friendship? Will they reconnect to their lovers? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong language and for some explicit sex-related dialogue
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17 June 1994 (USA)  »

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$22,000 (estimated)

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$196,383 (USA)
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Not bad... but not good either.
6 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

If you go into this film knowing some of the history behind how it got made your appreciation for the film will rise. But if you watch this film hoping for "The Brothers McMullen" forget it.

It kind of reminded me of the Seinfeld episode where Jerry and George try to create a show about "nothing". That's the theme of this film. The acting wasn't too shabby, the celebrity cameos were nice and there was enough to film that kept you hanging in there until it's end. Although I found the actor/director/writer Eric Schaeffer to be over-bearing throughout most of the film... man is he annoying. I kind of liked Donal Ward, a little less hyper than bud Eric... and came across better on the silver-screen.

John Sayles was great in his cameo as a mainstream movie producer. I still can't believe they convinced him to be in their "major motion picture". He must be a good sport.


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