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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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Mrs. Crisp
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Mr. Crisp
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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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Comedy | Drama

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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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Dilidoki  »

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

Quotes

Skip Skipperton: You've fallen in love with one of your patients? - Doc! It's not me is it?
Dr. Mumford: What! No, Skip. It's not you, but I like you a lot.
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References ER (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Making a difference
4 October 1999 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

This is an odd and interesting film about a man who has

the innate ability to listen to people. When he listens,

people reveal their secret lives and take off their masks.

This is the result of an almost Christ-like empathy that

he has. Yet, ironically, he himself doesn't want to face

himself.

The film makes that point that we are who we think we are.

It portrays Socrates' ancient motto "Know Thyself" in a

very entertaining and intriguing way. The film seems to

tell us that genuine human connection is the best form of

therapy. A thoughtful and thought-provoking movie -- see

it if you can.


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