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Mumford (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  24 September 1999 (USA)
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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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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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$28,000,000 (estimated)

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

Gross:

$4,554,569 (USA) (26 November 1999)
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Dr. Ernest Delbanco is loosely based on the well-known German Dermatologist of the 1930s, Dr. Ernst Delbanco, who pioneered treatments of venereal disease. See more »

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Flesh colored "pants" are visible in the nude classroom scene. See more »

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Dr. Mumford: Gregory was insane.
Dr. Mumford: Of course being insane didn't make it all right that I fell in love with his wife Candy.
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References The Stepford Wives (1975) See more »

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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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