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The Jimmy Show (2001)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  16 January 2002 (USA)
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A failed New Jersey inventor embarks on a career as a standup comic, turns to drink, and labors to keep his family together.

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Jimmy O'Brien works in the stockroom of a grocery store, where he is reminded of his powerlessness by his boss. Only his love for his wife offers him comfort, but their obligations to his invalid grandmother and a new baby stifle their dreams. It is not until open-mike night at the local comedy club that he allows himself to do what he needs to do: run off at the mouth. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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16 January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Шоу Джимми  »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$703 (USA) (13 December 2002)

Gross:

$703 (USA) (13 December 2002)
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When his grandmother (Ruth) is in the chair dead, you can still see her breathing. See more »

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Jimmy: Ice cream runs in my veins.
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Featured in The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2004) See more »

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Depressing and totally pointless film.
13 May 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I kept waiting around for something redeeming to happen - it doesn't. As far as I could see, this was a totally pointless movie about a loser who never learns anything about himself. He is a self centered, self pitying person who never "gets it" - i.e., he is the problem. It makes me wonder

  • Who would put up money to make a movie


like this? This was so bad!!!


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