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Company Man (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 3 May 2000 (France)
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A high school teacher in the 60s becomes an international spy and becomes involved in a plot to overthrow Fidel Castro.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Officer Hickle
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Sen. Biggs
Reathel Bean ...
Sen. Farwood
Harriet Koppel ...
Stenographer
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Alan Quimp
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Daisy Quimp
Terry Beaver ...
Mr. Judge
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Skull and Bones Waiter
Grant Walden ...
Older Man
Nathan Dean ...
Younger Man
John Randolph Jones ...
Fobbs
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Petrov
Kim Merrill ...
Woman in Line
Merwin Goldsmith ...
Mr. Brisk
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Nora
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A high school teacher in the 60s becomes an international spy and becomes involved in a plot to overthrow Fidel Castro.

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One part Inspector Clouseau, one part Mr. Bean, no parts James Bond...

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual humor and drug content | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

3 May 2000 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Botcsinálta ügynök  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$74,743 (USA) (9 March 2001)

Gross:

$146,028 (USA) (4 May 2001)
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Trivia

'Bill Murray' had a cameo in the film, but his appearance was cut. See more »

Goofs

When Alan first lands in Cuba in the late 1950s, he flies in on a Cessna Caravan, an aircraft that didn't take its first flight until 1982. See more »

Quotes

Daisy Quimp: [after losing all of her hair] Oh my God! I look like an Oscar!
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Referenced in Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

See You Later Alligator
Written by Robert Charles Guidry
Performed by Bill Haley and the Comets
Courtesy of Decca Records
By Arrangement with Universal Special Markets
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Somewhat surreal and very funny, but could have been a gutbuster
15 September 2001 | by (Tampa Bay) – See all my reviews

This is a VERY funny movie, that owes a great deal to Woody Allen. It's kind of like "Bananas", 30 years later and badly gone to seed. Who cares if the premise is absurd and the movie is episodic, there's some hilarious material here, and stars like Sigourney Weaver, Woody Allen, John Turturro and others are very funny. Sometimes it's a bit like a prolonged SNL skit, with the whole grammar teacher bit, but there is always another laugh around the corner. All this said, the film was a bit of a disappointment in retrospect, and does not live up to its potential. It's almost like they ran out of money and cut some corners while making it. It is also fairly short, and it appears that pieces of some scenes that may have been cut from the film are actually shown during the credits. Lightweight, yet nowhere near as bad as some reviewers are saying.


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