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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

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An adaptation of the cult memoir of game show impresario Chuck Barris, in which he purports to have been a CIA hitman.

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Cast

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Himself
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Michelle Sweeney ...
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Chelsea Ceci ...
Tuvia, Age 8
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Chuck Age 8 and 11 (as Michael Céra)
Aimee Rose Ambroziak ...
Chuck's Date #1
Isabelle Blais ...
Chuck's Date #2
Melissa Carter ...
Chuck's Date #3
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Georgia's Girlfriend
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Barfly
Jaye P. Morgan ...
Herself
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Freddie Cannon (as David Hirsh)
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Storyline

Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" is the story of a legendary showman's double life - television producer by day, CIA assassin by night. At the height of his TV career, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said. Written by Anonymous

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When you lead two different lives, it's easy to forget what side you're on. See more »


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Rated R for language, sexual content and violence | See all certifications »

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24 January 2003 (USA)  »

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Confesiones de una mente peligrosa  »

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$29,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This was originally set to star Mike Myers in the lead with P.J. Hogan directing. See more »

Goofs

In one scene labeled as taking place in Los Angeles, 1967, on a close up of Chuck's secretary, over her left shoulder, is the sheet music to Frank Mill's "Music Box Dancer", not written until 1974, and not a hit single until 1978. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dick Clark: I wouldn't want to live his life because he hasn't been happy all of his life. All I think is if you can find work, stay healthy, find somebody to share it with, you're the ultimate success. He's had some of the pieces of the puzzle, but not all of them.
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Connections

Features New American Bandstand 1965 (1952) See more »

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The Newlywed Game
Written by Chuck Barris
Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Television
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User Reviews

 
Dull, faintly unpleasant, utterly unconvincing.
3 January 2003 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Turan in the LA Times was so right. A shallow, boring unconvincing film, creating not the slightest interest in any of its characters. In the end, who cares whether the hero was a hitman or not. He is so uninteresting and unsympathetic, it never for a moment matters.


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