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Dogtown (1997)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  October 1997 (USA)
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Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like ... See full summary »

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Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like some kind of celebrity and movie star. He uses it to impress his (and everybody's) school love Dorothy, her life now a grey boring experience. Written by Anonymous

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Harold Russell's final film appearance. See more »

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At least twice, Ezra Good (Jon Favreau) refers to his car as a Trans Am. The car he is shown driving is actually a Camaro. See more »

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It's a dog's life in Dogtown
21 June 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Dogtown" peers deep into the lives of a handful of middle America working class men and women, all classmates K thru' 12 in a small town, who at age thirty are old enough to know they'll never realize the dreams they dared to dream, now frozen in time, trapped, needy, clinging, and beaten down. Hickenlooper spreads this harsh slice-of-life indie drama out over a character range from the low life to the clean cut, sufficiently blurring good and bad, balancing sensationalism against realism while painting a portrait of pain on a canvass of finely nuanced visages. An excellent watch for indie lovers.


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