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The title is a parody of Errol Morris' documentary The Thin Blue Line, which raised questions about the conviction of a prison inmate on death row. | Add synopsis »
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Carrie Aizley ... Jocelyn Silverberg

Jennifer Aniston ... Clove
Layne Beamer ... Cop

Andrea Bendewald ... Dust
Ingrid Berg ... Choreographer
Brian Blondell ... Mr. Ledbetter
Tom Booker ... Wet Underwear Contestant

Megan Cavanagh ... Mrs. Ledbetter

Margaret Cho ... Asia Blue / Terry
Jerry Collins ... Tom Phillips (as Tom Jerry Collins)

David Cross ... Tommy Dantsbury
Kristin Dailey ... Swing Choir Member

Bruce Daniels ... Randall Overbee

Diane Delano ... Sgt. Dot Jenkins

Joe Dietl ... Royce Cannon

Tate Donovan ... Simon

Illeana Douglas ... Julia Bullock

Nora Dunn ... Sandy Delongpre

Christine Elise ... Darby

Bill Escudier ... Flower Delivery Guy

Will Ferrell ... Darren Clark
Wayzaro Foster ... Girl at Party
Loretta Fox ... Kelly Daneen

Janeane Garofalo ... Joyce Wintergarden-Dingle
David Green ... Swing Choir Member
Rob Helms ... Kevin Langstrom
Jessica Hughes ... Julie

Melanie Hutsell ... Yvette Evy

Michael Irpino ... Chauncey Ledbetter
Marcus Jacques ... Clerk
Jimmy Jatho ... Skin Head Inmate
Kathy Jensen ... Suzy Pleasent

Bob Joles ... Mr. Langstrom

Laura Kightlinger ... Amber Jean Rose

Promise LaMarco ... Script Supervisor

Phil LaMarr ... Jimmy 'Licorice Whip' Wilson
Joe Liss ... M.C.

Anne Meara ... Mrs. Langstrom
Rodney Munoz ... Hispanic Inmate

Joel Murray ... Bartender
Lizzy Murray ... Leslie

Mike Myers ... Tim Broderick

Taylor Negron ... Stewart Sterling

Shane Nickerson ... Extra #1

Brett Paesel ... Karen Hill

Sam Pancake ... Randy Nephews

Jason Priestley ... Hunter Green
Jeff Rago ... Triple Threat

Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Suzy Smokestack

Andy Richter ... Ken Irpine
Jeff Rosenthal ... Donald Elkins

Robin Ruzan ... Tammy Broderick

David Schwimmer ... Kelly Goodish / J.T.

Rusty Schwimmer ... Nora Finkelheimer

Molly Shannon ... Aanl

Sarah Thyre ... Diane Edbetter-Irpine

Maura Tierney ... Suzanne

Pat Towne ... Richard Hill (as Patrick Towne)

Vincent Ventresca ... Bob
Kate Vogt ... Customer

Tuc Watkins ... Ted

Mari Weiss ... Librarian

Kevin West ... Father Barnes
Emily Whitesell ... Betty Sanford

Susan Yeagley ... Chauncey's New Wife

David Youse ... Larry

Ben Zook ... Faggles / Mr. Wintergarden

Directed by
Joe Dietl 
Michael Irpino 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joe Dietl 
Michael Irpino 

Produced by
Steve Bulzoni .... executive producer
Brett W. Nemeroff .... producer
Bobby Rossini .... producer
Robert Rossini .... producer
Stafford Smith .... producer
Cinematography by
Alex Vendler 
Film Editing by
Nicholas Eliopoulos 
Production Management
Stafford Smith .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Scott Wartham .... first assistant director
Art Department
Mark Beam .... artwork
Sound Department
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Lance Brown .... sound re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Ilya Lyudmirsky .... first assistant camera
Steve Yedlin .... gaffer
Music Department
Ilene 'RC' Arciaga .... music supervisor
Other crew
Chuck Saculla .... choreographer
Chris Smernes .... script supervisor
Peter Dana .... special thanks


Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Pink Pink Line" - Japan (English title)
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Japan:106 min
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Jennifer Aniston & David Schwimmer co-starred in the smash TV show Friends (1994-2004) as lovers Rachel Green & Ross Geller.See more »
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15 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Pretty funny!, 10 September 2000
Author: the amorphousmachine from Australia

Not bad for a 'mockumentary' about making documentaries! A bit slow to begin with, but once it got going it ended up being quite funny!

The cameos were pretty good as well, especially Jason Priestley's one, and I also liked the main cast! Similar to Waiting for Guffman which is equally as good! Worth a look if you like 'mockumentaries'! For a fairly low-budget flick- I think it managed to be fairly good and pretty funny! ***1/2 out of *****!

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