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Fortunes (2005)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  20 December 2005 (USA)
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After an impulsive visit to a fortuneteller, three friends discover that the power of suggestion has forced them to consider the reality of "fate."

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After an impulsive visit to a fortuneteller, three friends discover that the power of suggestion has forced them to consider the reality of "fate."

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Fate is a funny thing.

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and brief drug use
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Phil Yount: [after sex] You were just concerned the new door would cut down our privacy. Well, have the fears of the lusty wench been quelled?
Karen Yount: [Sarcastically tentative] Yeah...
[Smiles up at him]
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Slow Flanges
Written by Tobin Sprout
Performed by Eyesinweasel
Artist courtesy of Wigwam Records
By arrangement w/ recordhead c/o LUNA music
Courtesy of Pravda Records
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damn well done!
6 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've got to say that I haven't been so sucked in to a film in a long time. Nice work! Definitely worth checking out.

Man - this whole "10 lines minimum deal" stinks. What can I say, I am terse - just like your mom.

Mike McGlone (Brothers McMullen and She's the One, The Bone Collector, Dinner Rush) James Urbaniak (Henry Fool, American Splendor) , Tony Hale (of Fox's new sitcom "Arrested Development") star in this tale of predetermined fate and the power of suggestion. Walking home from a local pub, the three friends decide, on a semi-drunken whim, to visit a fortune teller. Their readings, we soon discover, have managed to touch nerves deep in their psyches and, despite their natural cynicism, at least two of the men find their lives rather instantly and significantly altered by the


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