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Joe Grisaffi ... Cody MacKenzie (as Brazil J. Grisaffi)
Anne Quackenbush ... Judy MacKenzie
Therese Kotara ... Elizabeth Sheridan
Garrison Wynn ... Jerry Sheridan
Michael Gray ... Mike O'Malley

Bob Gebert ... Roland Pratt
Bryan Lee McGlothin ... Sidney Butz

Tiffany Grant ... Alicia Dimsdale

Catherine Anderson Martin ... Lisa Casey (as Catherine Martin)
Angela Laux ... Jenny Bush
Barbara Jones ... Mrs. Ledbetter
Ruth Ann Black ... Aunt Kitty
Sheila Sawyer ... Jenny's Friend

Alyssia Dujmovich ... Babysitter
Sasha Papkov ... Teenager #1
Chris Matcek ... Teenager #2
Maria Fonseca Sotolongo ... Esparanza's Mother (voice) (as Maria Fonseca)

John Gremillion ... Bowling Alley Clerk (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Keith Glen Schubert ... Bobby Jo Wagstaff (as Tammy Brown)

Directed by
Joe Grisaffi  (as Brazil J. Grisaffi)
Writing credits
George Douglas Lee (screenplay) and
Joe Grisaffi (screenplay) (as Brazil J. Grisaffi)

George Douglas Lee (play)

Produced by
Joe Grisaffi .... producer (as Brazil J. Grisaffi)
Sheila Sawyer .... associate producer
Original Music by
Jeffrey Walton  (as Jeff Walton)
Cinematography by
Hassan Nadji 
Film Editing by
John Gremillion 
Joe Grisaffi  (as Brazil J. Grisaffi)
Casting by
Joe Grisaffi 
Art Direction by
Sheila Sawyer 
Costume Design by
Wayne Stevens 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Darrin Deen .... assistant director
Greg Farley .... assistant director
Art Department
Jason Grisaffi .... carpenter
Sound Department
Brent Marshall .... sound designer
Cole Stanfield .... sound mixer
Shane Stanfield .... boom operator
Visual Effects by
Lisa Neal .... digital ink and paint artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Bruce Abbate .... grip
Douglas N. Burns .... grip
Anthony Fennell .... first assistant camera
Jeff Howison .... additional gaffer
Billy MacTavish .... gaffer
Fernando Ortega .... grip
John Perry III .... key grip
John M. Perry .... key grip
Mike Savignano .... grip
Andrew Stubinski .... grip
Travis White .... second assistant camera
Animation Department
Jason Farris .... animator
Derrick Hughes .... animator
Aaron Long .... animator
Ron Neal .... animator
Other crew
Matt Brown .... production assistant
Amy Burchill .... production assistant
Richard Ching .... production assistant
Darrin Deen .... key production assistant
Paula Farrell .... script supervisor
Genie Flanery .... caterer
Tammy Lorkovic .... unit publicist
Ramona Nicholas .... production assistant
Kendall Seuser .... production assistant
Thomas Uhlir .... production assistant

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82 min
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Did You Know?

Items on the menu in the cartoon "Mary Jo's McJesus Drive-Thru" are: - Beelzeburger - Stigmata Sandwich - Jesus Tacos - Loaves and Fish Sandwich - Karesh Kabobs - Chicken McSinful - Messiah Meatloaf - Sacrificial Lambchops - Satan's 666-Alarm Chili - Frozen Last TemptationSee more »
Mike O'Malley:Maybe losing this job is the kick in the ass I need. I've gotten lazy on a steady paycheck. Hell, the Fish doesn't know what to do with me anyway. I've had more positions in the last year than Marilyn Chambers has had in a lifetime.See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Underappreciated gem of cult comic flavors!, 4 March 2002
Author: brownbunnyboy from Los Angeles

What can I say? I think "Laughing Boy" is highly original, filled with sprit, and very well-written. Joe Grisaffi has acting chops to boot. The fantasy sequences are funny as all heck, and the whole dinner party is very well-mapped out. There's a lot of great atmosphere in the film too. About the only thing that was missing was some nudity and perhaps a drug reference or two. Other than that, the film is brilliant. A truly indie film that shines (and laughs!) over the rest!

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