Jim and Dave are brothers. They haven't spoken in years and don't like each other very much, but are forced to come together for a week when their dad dies in Kansas City. Alonzo Mourning ... See full summary »
Box elder bugs are loud, scary looking, and dependent on group swarming. Yet, they're also completely harmless and extremely passive aggressive. Using this metaphor to address a generation ... See full summary »
When Jim - a disenchanted yet highly popular college professor - learns of his father's death, he must track down his deadbeat brother Dave and deliver him to the funeral. Upon arrival, ... See full summary »
Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking ... See full summary »
Clay (as in the title) is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife. Feeling guilty, Clay now ... See full summary »
Bobby is a struggling boxer and bodyguard for his stripper girlfriend. But he hates his work and wants to move up. So he agrees to go to New York City for his boss to help in the delivery for a money laundering scheme. His partner in crime is his best friend Ricky, an obnoxious loudmouth who has seen one too many mafia movies. Bobby tries to keep it cool and get the job done, but Ricky's antics threaten to blow the entire situation. Written by
When Bobby goes to pick up Chloe, she is watching a news story on fires. Ricky started this fire at the beginning of the movie when he threw is matchbook out the window. There is a reference to Ricky (Vince Vaughn) shoving a shiv (knife) into someone's neck. This is a reference to his part in _Psycho_. See more »
At the end, when Bobby is kneeling down talking to Chloe, a boom mic is visible in the mirror behind him, especially when he stands up again. See more »
Excuse me, what, you don't have to hit me. Excuse me.
I'm sweeping, you don't have to hit me with your whip. What do you have a horse outside, don't hit me with the whip please.
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The very last credit is the phrase "Filmed entirely in the United States of America.", under the US stars-and-stripes flag. See more »
Cali to New York
Performed by The Black Eyed Peas (as Black Eyed Peas) featuring De La Soul
Written by Will.i.am (as Will Adams), Posdnous (as Kelvin Mercer), Trugoy The Dove (as Dave Jolicoeur) and George Pajon Jr. (as George Pajon)
Published by Will.i.am Music, T-Girl Music L.L.C./Daisy Age Music/Kricket Spit Publishing,
El Cubano (admin. by North Hudson Music, Inc.)
Courtesy of Interscope Records
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Jon Favreau's 'proper' follow-up to 96's 'Swingers' see's him as part of a double-act with Vince Vaughn. The whole film is based around this double-act, and the various banter that passes between them - mostly ricocheting from Vaughn's outrageously outlandish interactions with everyone he meets, and Favreau's handling of the ensuing situation.
At times this makes for extremely funny entertainment, at other times however it makes for extermely cringe-inducing entertainment. Your not quite sure whether to love Vaughn's antics, or want him dead. Your also left wondering exactly WHAT Vaughn's character helped Favreau's out with in their younger days in order for Favreau to have such as deeply-routed tolerance and understanding for the man.... personally, I would have gotten rid of him years ago.
The story itself takes a backseat because of Vaughn's antics, which is a shame, cause there's some really juicy material in there. I would have loved to see more development between Favreau and his girlfriend, played by Famke Jansen, and also Jansen's daughter. Peter Falk (yes, 'Columbo') is absolutely brilliant as Max, the ageing boss, fully believable and a fully-realised characterisation.
Overall the film fit's together extremely well - the pace is fast, and you do get caught up in it... even during Vaughn's most cringe-worthy moments. Basically if you like 'Swingers' or general crime-capers, you'll love 'Made'.
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