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Pie in the Sky (1996)

A whimsical saga of a young man whose two life-consuming passions are unraveling traffic gridlock and an avant-garde dancer. A romantic comedy.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Dunlap
Alan Davenport
Mom Dunlap
Dad Dunlap
Mrs. Tarnell
Paul Entamen
Jesse Stock ...
Charlie (age 10)
A.J. Marton ...
Charlie (age 4)
Alison Chalmers ...
Amy (age 10)
Kevin Scannell ...
Dr. Sherman
Brian Davila ...
John Orofino ...


A whimsical saga of a young man whose two life-consuming passions are unraveling traffic gridlock and an avant-garde dancer. A romantic comedy. Written by Anonymous

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The only thing that stands in the way of fate and true love is a little traffic.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

9 February 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corações em Trânsito  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Written and Performed by Daniel Castillo
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Interesting Line
7 September 2004 | by (Denton County, TX) – See all my reviews

Having worked for Metro Traffic (the organization whose LA office is featured in the film) for 20 years, I got I big chuckle out of Josh Charles' line, "After all, who wouldn't want to work for Metro Traffic."

If I remember correctly, producers of this film contacted our then-CEO David Saperstein about using the company in the film and he was glad to oblige. David and his wife, Suzanne, had recently been featured on "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous." The scenes at the Metro Traffic Control office in LA were actually filmed on location there and not a movie set. I've had fun over the past few years loaning my copy of this flick to fellow employees and noting their varied reactions.

I actually have encountered employees in this company who have the same obsession with traffic as Charles' character. And, thank goodness I'm not one of them. I have a real life.

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