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Mr. Jealousy (1997)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  5 June 1998 (USA)
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Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of Lester's slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant best-selling author ... See full summary »

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Director: Noah Baumbach
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Ramona Ray
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Dr. Howard Poke
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Nico Baumbach ...
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Storyline

Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of Lester's slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant best-selling author Dashiell. Lester joins Dashiell's therapy group under an alias to find out if Dashiell still has any feelings for her. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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5 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. Celos  »

Box Office

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$30,732 (USA) (5 June 1998)

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$287,752 (USA) (17 July 1998)
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Trivia

On The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance marquee that appears in the film, a quote ("a classic") is attributed to G Brown. The critic in question is Georgia Brown, famed Village Voice film critic and mother of writer/director Noah Baumbach. See more »

Goofs

Numerous occurrences. At one point, not only is the mike visible, the *boom* is visible. See more »

Quotes

Lester: I'll bet my writing's more of a voice of our generation than his.
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Crazy Credits

After the final credits Lester, Vince and Lint are shown in an additional scene in the diner. They apparently have been playing dominos and Lint is somehow offended and is packing up his set while accusing Vince of still having a 20-sided die from their D&D days. See more »

Connections

References Jules and Jim (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Jealous Guy
Written by John Lennon
Performed by Luna
Published by Lennon/Sony/ATV/Songs LLC (BMI)
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Devoid of that annoying silliness
26 April 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

The downfall of nearly all comedies is that Silliness is so often used as a substitute for humor. In this film, I never felt embarrassed for any of the characters, who were allowed to seem like genuinely real people in the context of a genuinely humorous development. It was also literate, which was nice given the thread of narrative running through the thing. I felt that simply reading the script would have been a nice rainy-day read, but at the same time, the lines were not literarily pompous or turgid.

Altogether, this was not a great film---but nicely, nothing happened in it to make it a bad one, either. If you're fed up with variations on same-old-same-old, sit back and just let this film flow over you.


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