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My First Mister (2001)

A 17-year-old girl has a troubled relationship with a 49-year-old man.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Woman at Apartment
Natasha Braisewell ...
Girl in Vintage
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Randall - 'R'
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Jack Taylor - Salesman
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Mr. Smithman
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Doctor
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Blaine - Surfer Boy
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Customer
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Benjamin
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Randy
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Woman at R's Store
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Mrs. Benson
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Bob
Chadwick Palmatier ...
Manager
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Bebe
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Storyline

Jennifer does not fit in. A total misfit, she's as wacky as a teenager can be. Goth-ed out with multiple piercings, tattoos, and dyed hair, she listens to strange music, watches vintage TV, eats primarily chocolate, and self injures. But now high school is over and she needs a job. Can she possibly have anything in common with the overweight middle-aged man in the haberdashery window? He gives her a job, not to mention a real friendship. Written by Martin Lewison <milst1@yahoo.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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26 October 2001 (USA)  »

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Educando a J.  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$102,456 (USA) (12 October 2001)

Gross:

$621,377 (USA) (19 April 2002)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

J has 4 copies of Anne Rice's "Interview With the Vampire" books on her table as well as The Sleeping Beauty Trilogy (erotic BDSM novels) by Anne Rice published under the pseudonym of A. N. Roquelaure. 'LeLe Sobieski', who plays J in My First Mister, purportedly auditioned for the role of Claudia in the film version of Anne Rice's Interview With the Vampire but lost to Kirsten Dunst. See more »

Goofs

When J is talking to Randy from her car after first meeting him, the door is open from his point of view but closed from hers. See more »

Quotes

Randy Harris, Jr.: Wanna come up for lunch?
Jennifer ("J"): [Immitating Randy] I'll eat but I'm not talking.
Jennifer ("J"): [about "R"] And we didn't do it, okay! He's just the greatest person I met in my entire life!
Randy Harris, Jr.: Turkey and swiss okay?
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Connections

Features Here Come the Nelsons (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

I See You Baby
(1999)
Written by Andrew Cato (as Andy Cato), Tom Findlay (as Thomas Findlay), Tod Wooten (as Toi Wooten)
Performed by Groove Armada with Gramma Funk
Used by permission of Jive Electro/Pepper Records
(Publishers: Warner-Chappell Music Ltd (ASCAP) Universal Music Co. (ASCAP) & Don't Funk with My Gramma Music (ASCAP)
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first hour is highly enjoyable
29 April 2002 | by (Rochester, NY) – See all my reviews

I think the first hour of this film is the most enjoyable thing I've seen in a long time. Great plot, characters and acting. Sobieski and Brooks make their characters real people, not stereotypes.

The last 45 minutes are a little melodramatic for my tastes, but by that time I was so invested in the characters, I stuck with the film. The ending is a little ambiguous, which seems much more plausible than a typical "Hollywood ending".


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