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Shopping for Fangs (1997)

 -  Drama  -  18 April 1998 (USA)
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A married woman, who's been getting seductive phone calls from a lesbian, and a man, who believes he might be a werewolf, are about to find out who they deep down really are.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Radmar Agana Jao ...
Phil
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Katherine
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Jim
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Grace
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Clarance
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Naomi
Scott Eberlein ...
Matt
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Dr. Sulari (as Daniel Twyman)
Jennifer Hengstenberg ...
Sammi
Eddie Urquidi ...
Sammi's Brother
Dana Byrne ...
May (as Dana Pan)
Roxanne Coyne ...
Dr. Hali
Tedd Szeto ...
Christian Leader (as Ted Szeto)
John Spellman ...
Man at Bar
Shahid Hashmi ...
Store Owner
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A married woman, who's been getting seductive phone calls from a lesbian, and a man, who believes he might be a werewolf, are about to find out who they deep down really are.

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Rated R for language, sexuality and some violence
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Great Indie Film
6 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is what low-budget independent film-making should be. Good wacky story, played by good less-than-famous actors, with no dull spots and lots of fun surprises. Very glad I watched this film.

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Anyway, Justin Lin and Quentin Lee have both continued to make good films (Justin Lin - "the Fast and the Furious" series and "Better Luck Tomorrow") and Quentin Lee ("Drift" and "Ethan Mao"), as well as actor John Cho of the Harold and Kumar movies, among others. I was pleased to note that actor Jeanne Chin also found plenty of subsequent work. You'll agree she deserves it after you see this movie.


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