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Mr. Jealousy (1997)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 5 June 1998 (USA)
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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Ramona Ray
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Vince, aka Leo
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Lucretia
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Stephen
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Lint
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Dr. Howard Poke
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Paulina
Jose Soto ...
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Ariana
Nico Baumbach ...
Ex-Boyfriend
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Curt (as Joel Castleberg)
Dean Wareham ...
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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

Opening Weekend:

$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

Narrator: Lester gritted his teeth. Ramona had a life before him.
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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

Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye
Performed by Leonard Cohen
Written by Leonard Cohen
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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very funny
27 November 2005 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie on cable one night and about laughed my head off. Needless to say, it's not very well-known and I'm surprised it doesn't have a large cult base--how can this be!?! I don't know anyone who's seen it, besides the friends I've recommended it to. Great quotes, simple unpretentious non-fluffy script, funny take on how far jealousy can get you (or not). Carlos Jacott and John Lehr are ridiculously hilarious. "It's fun just to follow people sometimes. Anyone." I've always loved Chris Eigeman's matter-of-fact, dry tone. Eric Stoltz and Annabella Sciorra have great chemistry and play a persuading couple. It's not your run-of-the-mill Hollywood movie, but it's quite clever. Go rent it if you can find it. Heck, buy it if you can find it.


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