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The Suburbans (1999)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  19 January 2000 (Belgium)
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An 80's one-hit wonder band named The Suburbans reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the ... See full summary »

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An 80's one-hit wonder band named The Suburbans reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the audience and decides to give the now 40-ish performers a comeback push. The film attempts to take a satirical look at the music business of the 90's and compare it to the simpler 80's scene. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Never before has a girl done so much with so little.

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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19 January 2000 (Belgium)  »

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$5,797 (USA) (29 October 1999)

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$5,797 (USA) (29 October 1999)
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Will Ferrell and Perrey Reeves went on to play husband and wife again in Old School (2003). See more »

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Helicopter reflected in taxi windows on the highway. See more »

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Cate: For everything that's lovely is but a brief, dreamy, kind of delight. Yeats.
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By My Side
Written by Donal Lardner Ward (as D. Ward), Tony Guma (as T. Guma), R. Skobi
Performed by "The Suburbans"
Courtesy of D. Ward, T. Guma, R. Skobi/Ignite Entertainment, Inc.
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23 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

there are just some things Long Islanders love: good pizza/bagels, mafia movies, the beach, and hearing shout-outs to towns and landmarks on our beloved home. Goodfellas takes care of the mafia movies and the shout-outs, and the Suburbans basically use the latter to keep me watching the sorry piece of film. I was practically jumping out of my seat when they said "sunrise mall" and the house that was in Wantagh... so all that being said, that was the only part of the movie that was in any way enticing or watchable. And Will Ferrell was pretty funny, but definitely needed to be featured better. Forget this movie. Oh wait, you've never heard of it and never will....for God's sake im only watching it cause it's on some secondary HBO channel and they know no one's watching.


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