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Dropping Out (2000)

 -  Comedy  -  January 2000 (USA)
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Emile Brockton enjoys TV, chicken pot pies, and...well, not much else. His life has become a meaningless procession of banal activities that prompt him to spice things up the only way he ... See full summary »

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Emile
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Henry
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Andrew
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Scott Kayle
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Wendy
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Paul Blanchard
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Doctor
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Mellissa
Dylan Haggerty ...
Bob
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Heather
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Alicia
Jeffy Branion ...
Alex
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Sam
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Dr. Kitteredge
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Emile Brockton enjoys TV, chicken pot pies, and...well, not much else. His life has become a meaningless procession of banal activities that prompt him to spice things up the only way he can devise: by killing himself. However, the road to suicide is filled with distractions, and these create the ultimate conundrum for him. It turns out there's quite a market for autobiographical snuff flicks, and Emile's new acquaintance from work (who is a few tacos shy of a combo plate) decides to document his demise. Written by Polly_Kat

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Emile Brockton thought his life was going nowhere...until he decided to end it.

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Henry: [singing restaurant jingle] Domo Arigato, Taco Gato!
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hilarious movie that should develop a cult following.
26 April 2000 | by (Lakewood, California) – See all my reviews

like another commenter i saw this film at a film class at csulb. it was hilarious in a subtle way. if you can appreciate that type of writing and acting you should like this film. hopefully this film gets released because for a first time try by these guys it could gain cult status like 'bottle rocket'.


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