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Angus (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  15 September 1995 (USA)
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A miserable fat teenager secretly has a crush on the class beauty, ends up becoming the surprising participant to dance with her at a high school dance, meaning he's got to get his act together with the help of his best friend.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tuxedo Salesman
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Meg Bethune
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Alexander
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Andy
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Kid
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Science Teacher
Salim Grant ...
Mike
Epatha Harris ...
Ellen, Election Girl
Steven Hartman ...
Rick - Age 11
Robin Lynn Heath ...
Jody Cole
Grant Hoover ...
Angus - Age 8
Evan Kaufman ...
Alex Immergluch
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Coach
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Mr. Stoff
Michael McLeod ...
Rick - Age 8
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Storyline

Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised (along with the rest of the school) that he is chosen to dance with her at the Winter Ball. The only one not surprised is the cool-kid who set him up to fail, but Angus' best friend is going to help him win the heart of Melissa by developing a new look for him. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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For everyone on the outside looking in... your moment has arrived!

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some coarse adolescent language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 September 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angus - O Comilão  »

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Box Office

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$4,821,759 (USA)
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Trivia

Throughout the film, the band Green Day is referenced many times. Green Day's then producer Rob Cavallo is the film's executive producer. This isn't by coincidence. Cavallo has never produced movies, only albums for Reprise Records. See more »

Goofs

In the opening football scene, when Angus makes a tackle, the football clearly falls to the ground. In the next shot, it is still seen soaring through the air. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Angus: My mother named me after my father, Angus; a cow's name, which didn't help matters much, because I was a big kid. My mother was in labor with me for two days, but it was my father who died during child birth. He had a heart attack waiting for her to deliver, but this wasn't really my problem. In fact, I perceived my family situation as relatively normal, until I began to collect expert opinion around kindergarten.
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Referenced in Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 2 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't That Unusual
Performed by The Goo Goo Dolls
Written by Johnny Rzeznik (as John Rzeznik)
Produced by Lou Giordano
(p) 1995 Warner Bros./Metal Blade
Goo Goo Dolls appears courtesy of Warner Bros./Metal Blade
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Why is this movie not on DVD?
25 December 2002 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

This is a great flick! Funny, touching, well acted. A nice little dramedy. It's a shame how something this good can't get onto DVD, and a piece of crap Britney Spears flick can! What a sad society we live in!


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