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Diamond Men (2000)

R  |   |  Drama  |  October 2000 (USA)
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A thirty-years traveling diamond salesman must mentor a brash young replacement when his company downsizes him.

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After 30 years on the road, a veteran jewelry salesman is forced to show his young replacement the tricks of the trade, but when the kid introduces him to the ladies of the "Altoona Riding Club," the old dog is introduced to a whole new set of "tricks." Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Eddie Miller: What do you do when you wait? You buy a cup of coffee, you read a newspaper, you pick your nose, you wait!
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Music by J. Fred Coots (as Coots) and lyrics by Sam Lewis (as Lewis)
Performed by Sal Salvador
Courtesy of Bee Hive Records
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A Little Charm Goes a Long Way
23 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Charming. That is all one really needs to say about this movie. Okay, okay, it's basically a road movie. We've all been there and we all generally know what happens when you get two people from different walks of life stuck in a car for under two hours of film. Sometimes you have to ignore your jaded movie-dissecting tendencies and just go for it. The script has genuine charm and some great laughs jammed into it, without ever actually trying too hard to be witty or funny in the first place. Of course, the chemistry between Robert Forster and Donnie Wahlberg has something to do with it as well. They just seem, well, effortless together. It's really quite something to witness, and not something you see very often in films, mainstream or otherwise. They just have that... thing together. You know, that thing? That indefinable thing? Well, they got it. They got it in aces and spades.


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