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State and Main (2000)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  12 January 2001 (USA)
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A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Higgins ...
Doc Wilson
Michael Bradshaw ...
Priest
Morris Lamore ...
Bunky
Allen Soule ...
Spud
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Doug Mackenzie
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Ann
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Jack
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Carla
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Hotel Clerk
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Mayor George Bailey
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Water Delivery Man
Tony Mamet ...
Electrician
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Bellhop
Michael James O'Boyle ...
Chuckie
Charlotte Potok ...
Maude
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Storyline

Having left New Hampshire over excessive demands by the locals, the cast and crew of "The Old Mill" moves their movie shoot to a small town in Vermont. However, they soon discover that The Old Mill burned down in 1960, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take her top off, and the locals aren't quite as easily conned as they appear. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked Questions Later. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief sexual images | See all certifications »
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12 January 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£81,260 (UK) (16 February 2001)

Gross:

ESP 45,156,288 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

The script page visible in the scene where Ann slaps Joes finger, is an actual script from this film itself, revealing dialogue from the scene where the mayor invites Marty to the dinner party. See more »

Goofs

When Annie and Joseph are standing outside the book store in the rain, a cameraman, wearing a white raincoat, is reflected in the glass door behind Annie. See more »

Quotes

Marty Rossen: I'm going to rip your heart out, then I'm going to piss on your lungs through the hole in your chest! And the best to Marian...
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Only 2 animals were harmed during the filming of this motion picture. See more »

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Spoofs Gandhi (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

The Song of the Old Mill
Words by David Mamet
Music by Theodore Shapiro
Sung by Patti LuPone
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state and crap is more like it
20 November 2002 | by (seattle, wa) – See all my reviews

Another over-stylized wash. Can you say "trying too hard"? Mamet, please, lighten up, slow down, and tell a story. And let your talented actors utilize their talents. This film feels like one long trailer, much in the same way that "The Royal Tennenbaums" felt. In fact, they both have alot in common; great talent, mediocre script, horrible pacing, and stilted/forced acting. This is a superficial, trite movie with little redeeming value. I expect far more with a cast so strong. Shame on you Mamet.


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