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Waydowntown (2000)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  25 January 2002 (USA)
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A group of young employees bet a month's salary, winner takes all, on who can last the longest without going outside.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fab Filippo ...
Tom Bennett (as Fabrizio Filippo)
Sandra West
Curt Schwin
Tobias Godson ...
Jennifer Clement ...
Vicki Strayhorn
James McBurney ...
Derek Flores ...
Judith Buchan ...
Mrs. Drysdale
Michelle Beaudoin ...
Harris Hart ...
Mr. Mather
Nick Cleary ...


Four young office workers have a bet going to see who can last the longest without going outside. In the maze that is the downtown core of a large city, glass skywalks connect apartment buildings, office towers and shopping malls. Its day 28 of the bet and over the lunch hour, as the office prepares for the company founder's retirement party, things start to seriously unravel. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, drug use and some sexuality | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

25 January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A belváros mélyén  »

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CAD 1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,240 (USA) (25 January 2002)


$19,583 (USA) (31 May 2002)

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1.78 : 1
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The Radio Station CJAY 92 that plays "Start A Rumor Day" throughout the film is a real rock station in Calgary, and those are the stations actual DJs talking, and the phone number that is mentioned (249-CJ92) is the station's phone number. See more »


When Bradley staples messages to his chest, the padding under his shirt is visible. See more »


[Tom is on the phone speaking to who he believes is Curt, but he's really speaking to Brad]
Tom Bennett: Listen, Curt, I'm not saying competition is a bad thing, OK. I mean, certainly it's got its good points. I mean you don't want to turn out like 'Sadly I'm Bradley' or anything.
Brad: Sadly, I'm Bradley.
Tom Bennett: Yeah, it's pretty funny, huh?
Brad: Sadly, I *am* Bradley.
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(French version)
Written by Tony Hatch
Performed by Petula Clark
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Edgy and Hilarious!
29 December 2003 | by (Mountain View, California) – See all my reviews

I had the pleasure of seeing this flick on a visit up to Canada. It's quite a hilarious portrayal of young professionals trying to find some sort of amusement within the dull world of modern corporate culture. It was supposed to have been released in the U.S. back in late 2001, but was postponed (canceled?) due to some of the content and the events of 9/11. Fortunately though, it is soon being released on DVD. Watch and enjoy!

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