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Diamond Men (2000)

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

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Eddie Miller
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Bobby Walker
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Katie Harnish
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Tina
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Tip Rountree
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Brad
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John Ludwig
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Cherry (as Kristen Minter)
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Fran
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Amber
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Priscilla (as Kate Rimmer)
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Carl
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Melody
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Angel
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Krystal
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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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Card Player 1: Tip, someday that girl is gonna make you a fine nurse.
Card Player 2: You change her diapers now, she'll change yours later.
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For All We Know
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 good story, but too cynical.
9 November 2001 | by (Boston,MA,USA) – See all my reviews

Another in the genre of "Average Guys Have Feelings Too". Grainy film, home movie locations, good character roles, well played. The story is engaging, despite its worn character types. Forster as Eddie is perfectly cast and works his minimalist magic. Wahlberg as Bobbie is trying to be Brando at times, but manages to show some range of acting skill. Katie, as played by Bess Armstrong, is well written and adds needed depth just in time to the flat story line. Katie and Eddie end up being just as unethical and immoral as the rest of the blue world they occupy. The twist at the film's end, in my opinion, gives the story a flat tire. A good story, but too cynical.


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