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My Horrible Year! (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 4 July 2001
A teenage girl plots to keep her parents' marriage together, erroneously thinking they're considering divorce.

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Belinda Faulkner
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Nicola 'Nik' Faulkner
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'Babyface' Hamilton
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Eugene 'Mouse' Donovan
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Zack Bomback
Jack Duffy ...
Mr. Birdwell
Francesca Scorsone ...
Edwina Funkhouser
Brian Heighton ...
Donald Faulkner
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Himself
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Slow Moving Nun
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Wrestling Store Employee
Sandi Stahlbrand ...
Female Reporter
Mary Wall ...
Sarah Jane
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Uncle Charlie
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Aunt Marion
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After her favorite uncle passes away, fifteen year old Nik feels herself trapped in the world of braces, babysitting, crushes, and suburban life until she overhears a conversation between her parents. Now Nik is convinced that her father is having an affair with her widowed aunt and that her parents are going to announce a divorce on her sixteenth birthday. Despite the reassurances from her non-conformist friends, Babyface and Mouse, that divorce is not the end of the world, Nik will try anything to keep her parents together. Written by Max Vaughn

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »
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4 July 2001 (USA)  »

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Annus Horribilis  »

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Mouse Donovan: [with admiration] I can't believe how your dad lied like that. And right to your face! Man, he's a good liar.
Babyface Hamilton: Real good. Kinda scary.
Mouse Donovan: You know, I think that as a man, I need to become a better liar. Obviously it's helpful in certain situations.
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29 July 2001 | by (Wheelersburg, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Dear Reader ...this film, amidst the cesspool of teenage-hopeful movies, really sticks out, kinda shines even. It lacks a lot of the campiness that is usually token with this kinda film, and replaces it with some refreshing realism (occasional profanity, believable scenarios, etc). I mean "Sure".... the narrator Nik (oh MAN what a cutie) tells a rather relative, angst-riddled tale, and is complimented well by her supportin' cast, includin' Mimi Rogers as the "stacked Aunt Marion". Eric Stoltz did a bang-up job directing this, from start to finish, even if the ending did leave a bit to be desired (just, it was predictable, that's all!). All things told, for being made-for-TV, delivered. It gets this fella's Stamp O' Approval.


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