MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,089 this week

Pipe Dream (2002)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  11 December 2005 (Italy)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 884 users   Metascore: 58/100
Reviews: 16 user | 6 critic | 10 from Metacritic.com

A lonely plumber poses as a director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.

Director:

(as John C. Walsh)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 25 Dec 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 05 May 2013
 
a list of 202 titles
created 15 May 2013
 
a list of 8112 titles
created 19 Jun 2014
 
a list of 1255 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Pipe Dream" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Pipe Dream (2002)

Pipe Dream (2002) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Pipe Dream.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Garmento (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Fashion is considered a glamorous industry full of beautiful people. "Garmento" tells the other side of the story, with a dark and satirical look at New York's wholesale garment industry, ... See full summary »

Director: Michele Maher
Stars: Heather Magee, Cassidy Ladden, Sara Macgovern
Comedy | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Short about an actress who clashes with a critic.

Director: Stephen Marro
Stars: Jon Avner, Mary-Louise Parker, H Clark
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A 91 year old carpenter (Sidney Poitier), who is still in completely good health, has to fight developers who are trying to force him to sell his land.

Director: Gregg Champion
Stars: Sidney Poitier, Dianne Wiest, Mary-Louise Parker
Cupid & Cate (TV Movie 2000)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and ... See full summary »

Director: Brent Shields
Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Peter Gallagher, Bebe Neuwirth
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

True story about the cat and mouse game between the FBI trying to find a Soviet mole in their ranks and Robert Hanssen, one of the top FBI agents and said mole.

Director: Lawrence Schiller
Stars: William Hurt, Mary-Louise Parker, David Strathairn
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Algrant
Stars: Eric Stoltz, Mary-Louise Parker, Ralph Macchio
Game of Life II (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

In Oranges, a children's soccer team is the common link for a multi-layered story giving a candid look into the intersecting lives of five families living in Los Angeles. Oranges examines ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Merhi
Stars: Tom Sizemore, Tom Arnold, Heather Locklear
Legalese (TV Movie 1998)
Drama | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution.

Director: Glenn Jordan
Stars: James Garner, Edward Kerr, Gina Gershon
The Novice (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Murray Robinson
Stars: John Schuk, David Dempster, Jacob Pitts
Mr. Wonderful (1993)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends. Unfortunately, due to the alimony payments he has to make to his ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Minghella
Stars: Matt Dillon, Annabella Sciorra, Mary-Louise Parker
Reckless (1995)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

On Christmas Eve, a regretful husband admits to his high-spirited wife that he has hired a contract killer to take her out. She immediately flees. A nice couple offers her shelter, but everyone have dark secrets in this wacky movie.

Director: Norman René
Stars: Mia Farrow, Tony Goldwyn, Juana Barrios
Desire I (2000)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Colleen Murphy
Stars: Katja Riemann, Zachary Bennett, Elizabeth Shepherd
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Anthony Arkin ...
Marla Sucharetza ...
...
...
...
...
Joel Horwitz ...
Kelley Harron ...
...
Waitress
...
TV Reporter
...
...
...
Cynthia Kaplan ...
Edit

Storyline

A lonely plumber poses as a director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

It's not who you are. It's who they think you are.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a sex scene | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 December 2005 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

A botcsinálta rendező  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Mary-Louise Parker and Martin Donovan would later appear together in the Showtime series Weeds. See more »

Connections

References Jaws (1975) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A very witty comedy set with a backdrop of a movie set
13 June 2002 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film last night at the Seattle International Film Festival, and was absolutely delighted at the wit and wry humour that this film possessed. Each of the characters is endearingly flawed - ("this person could be me") and adds a lovely human factor. I guess this film is only going to be limited in it's release initially, but seriously, if you have a chance to see it - it'll brighten your week. It's very off-the-cuff, not contrived a bit and NOTHING like your usual romantic comedy. . .The characters are actually bright and original. The screenwriter, Cynthia Kaplan, was at the screening that night, and it was very apparent that there will be much more to come from her. She has a book evidently too: "Why I'm like this". Sign me up!


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Ending? nego_
Mary-Louise Parker shows the best sense of humor. meyers81
What's the song title? meyers81
This movie is MUCH BETTER than you imagine. meyers81
Discuss Pipe Dream (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?