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Waydowntown (2000)

 -  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)
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Marya Delver ...
Sandra West
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Curt Schwin
Tammy Isbell ...
Kathy
Tobias Godson ...
Randy
Jennifer Clement ...
Vicki Strayhorn
James McBurney ...
Phil
Derek Flores ...
Paul
Xantha Radley ...
June
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Julian
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Mrs. Drysdale
Michelle Beaudoin ...
Anise
Harris Hart ...
Mr. Mather
Nick Cleary ...
James
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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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Rated R for language, drug use and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Budget:

CAD 1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

As the movie progresses, Tom Bennett's shirt and tie change colors. See more »

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In an early scene, Tom and Ralph mention that they are on day 24 of their bet. When Tom gets to his desk, the next "cross off" on his calendar marks day 27. See more »

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Randy: I'm sick of five. It's a poor man's three.
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Can't believe I made that other comment...
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But I still stand by what an enjoyable movie this is. It's still one of my favorites. After viewing it so much i even got used to the strange edits that nobody besides me seems to notice anyway. But after working a summer job in an office from 8-4 I understood the comparisons Gary Burns was making a lot better (being as I usually work as a labourer, often outside). The whole thing about not being able to go outside, feeling like ants in Tom's Ant Farm, feeling like the air is being sucked out from in front of you, and most importantly: being stuck around people you don't really like and who's behaviour you'd probably change if you could. This movie is much recommended if you're in an office job when you'd rather be doing something else.


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