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Eyeball Eddie (2001)

"Eyeball Eddie" is the story of the stormy relationship between a prosthetic glass eye and the insecure boy stuck behind it. What follows is a dark comedy about the price of popularity. In ... See full summary »

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Eddie Malick
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Layla
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Skelley
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Coach Cook
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Elio Acosta ...
City High Wrestling Team
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Mean Looking Bastard
Jennifer Akana Sturla ...
Popular Girl
Juan Alverado ...
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Babken Azizian ...
City High Wrestling Team
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City High Wrestling Team
Brian Benton ...
Eyeball Head Man
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Popular Girl
Nicholas Blasi ...
Opposing Wrestler (as Nick Blasi)
Alex Brahamn ...
Opposing Wrestler
Norman Bucardo ...
Opposing Wrestler
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"Eyeball Eddie" is the story of the stormy relationship between a prosthetic glass eye and the insecure boy stuck behind it. What follows is a dark comedy about the price of popularity. In the world of high-school wrestling, there is only the strong and the weak - and EDDIE MALICK may be the weakest you've ever seen. Shy, scrawny, and perpetually body-slammed, Eddie seems as fragile and pathetic as his own morbid glass eye. But when that eye accidently pops out during a match, Eddie seizes the moment, pins his horrified opponent to the mat - and suddenly realizes that the perfect strategy for victory sits in his socket. Of course, as Eddie continues to exploit this advantage, word of his victories spreads through the school - and Eddie becomes a freakish sensation. The bleachers fill with fans eager to see another Eyeball Eddie gross-out show - and while this sudden celebrity status has long been his dream, Eddie begins to worry...is my eyeball becoming more popular than I am? Written by Nick Pustay

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A short film about blind ambition.

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Coach Cook: Now, I know that eye of yours is a handicap and that's O.K., I'm not here to take away your blue parking space.
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Step Back Let's Go Pop
© 1993 Written by
Mike Gent and Pete Hayes
Performed by The Figgs
Courtesy of The Imago Recording Company
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What a great movie.
15 August 2004 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie. It is kind of a long story of how I first heard about this movie so i won't get into that. but, when i heard that Martin Starr was in this movie, i just had to see it. i love how Eddie pops his glass eye out of his head and then towards the end of the movie when he wears that black eye patch. well the black eye patch is sort of a joke between me and a friend of mine so you probably won't find it as humorous as i did. i really liked the character Eddie Malick and i do believe that this was Martin Starr's first movie and he did a great job. overall, it is a great movie even though it is quite short and i would recommend anyone to watch it.


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