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Mumford (1999)

In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.

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Lily
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Henry Follett
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Dr. Ernest Delbanco
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Dr. Phyllis Sheeler
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Katie Brockett
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The story of two Mumfords - one a small town, the other a man. Mumford, the town, is full of people with problems, from a teenage girl who is unhappy with her looks to a local billionaire, "the king of modems", who would trade everything away if he could. So when Micky Mumford, the man, turns out to be a psychologist with slightly unusual methods he soon finds a spot in people's heart as someone to whom they can tell their secrets. But Micky too has a secret, and that one's about to hunt him down. Written by CyberRax

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Rated R for sex-related images, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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24 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,851,291 (USA) (24 September 1999)

Gross:

$4,554,569 (USA) (26 November 1999)
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The skateboard that Skip uses in the movie is made by Stereo Skateboards, the company that actor Jason Lee co-founded in 1992 and still co-owns. The yellow circular graphic logo of Stereo Skateboards is visible on the deck of the board at two points in the film, outside of Lily's café when the coach of diners arrives, and at Skip's HQ when he meets with Dr Mumford. The word "Stereo" can also be briefly seen on the board when Skip sets it down on the table before showing the Doc his laboratory. See more »

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Mumford divulges personal information to Skip about his other patients. No psychologist would ethically or legally share patient information with another patient. See more »

Quotes

Skip Skipperton: I wish I could live in the shower.
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Features Unsolved Mysteries (1987) See more »

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Ballad Of The Snow Leopard & The Tanqueray Cowboy
Written by David Rodriguez
Performed by Lyle Lovett
Courtesy of MCA Records/Curb Music Co.
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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"Dr." Mickey Mumford: A Likable Guy
17 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Now here is a different kind of story: a very low-key guy (Loren Dean) pretending to be a psychiatrist in a small town.

Dean does a fabulous job of portraying the soft-spoken, easy-going "shrink" and is so likable that he makes the film enjoyable.

There are a few spots that drag on too long, such as a few scenes with Hope Davis' character but the "patients" as a whole are certainly interesting and varied. This is another one of those films that got much press, and undeservedly-so because it's pretty entertaining with a good cast. In addition to the above, we see Alfre Woodard, Mary McDonnell, David Paymer, Martin Short and Ted Danson. If you are familiar with those actors, you'll know why a psychiatrist is needed!


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