Martin & Orloff (2002)

 |  Comedy  |  11 March 2002 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 740 users   Metascore: 48/100
Reviews: 11 user | 11 critic | 11 from

This is the story of a marketing man and his shrink. A suicide attempt and a softball game; A PHD-toting stripper and a deranged Desert Storm vet; A giant sparerib costume and the world's ... See full summary »


Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $12.99 on Amazon Video

2 wins. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In the Spring Break capital of White Sands, Florida, Sheriff Terry Moran outlaws the town's world famous ass contests to win the elderly vote in his campaign for Mayor - even though he is ... See full summary »

Director: John Ennis
Stars: Matt Walsh, Amy Poehler, Matt Besser
Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series 2012)
Comedy | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A talk show parody that features celebrity guests, comedy sketches and animation. Based on the podcast of the same name.

Stars: Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts, Scott Mescudi
Upright Citizens Brigade (1998–2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Agents Adair, Antoine, Colby and Trotter both monitor and create chaos across the universe. The sketches you see throughout most of the show are different subjects being monitored. At the ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts
A.C.O.D. (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.

Director: Stu Zicherman
Stars: Adam Scott, Richard Jenkins, Catherine O'Hara
On Broadway (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Emotionally devastated by the death of his uncle, Boston carpenter Jack O'Toole (McIntyre) writes a play inspired by the man's wake. When nobody will produce the play, Jack quits his job to... See full summary »

Director: Dave McLaughlin
Stars: Joey McIntyre, Eliza Dushku, Mike O'Malley
Freak Dance (2010)
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A spoiled rich girl who wants to be a dancer finds herself caught into between two rival dance groups set to do battle at an underground competition.

Directors: Matt Besser, Neil Mahoney
Stars: Megan Heyn, Amy Poehler, Joel Spence
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A documentary team gets a grant to do a film on a rare fatal disease that is attacking homeless people. However, they quickly find the film too depressing. Ducking into a nightclub, they ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Seder
Stars: Alex Ferrer, Sarah Silverman, Sam Seder
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A Topeka, Kansas fun park dance troupe led by a 260 pound dancer (Ben Zook) learns that the park is going to close. Their leader convinces the group, now named "The Stupendous Six", to join... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen David, Ben Zook
Stars: Ben Zook, Melanie Hutsell, Margaret Cho
Baby Mama (2008)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.

Director: Michael McCullers
Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver
Animation | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Mona is nearly overwhelmed by grief and depression. After her father's death, she's cut herself off: leaving teaching - she now temps as an office assistant, ignoring her mother's calls, ... See full summary »

Director: Emily Hubley
Stars: Lily Rabe, H. Jon Benjamin, Xander Berkeley
A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T.: Improv (TV Movie 2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

One hour of sketch comedy from the Upright Citizens Brigade and other special guests.

Director: John Fortenberry
Stars: Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

George Baily is forced to keep doing "It's a Wonderful Life" for the next 50 years but wants to move on.

Director: David Zieff
Stars: Jay Martel, Amy Poehler, Matt Besser


Cast overview, first billed only:
Keith (as Jon Benjamin)
Les J.N. Mau ...
Katie Roberts ...
Sal E. Graziano ...
Miriam Tolan ...
Southern Woman


This is the story of a marketing man and his shrink. A suicide attempt and a softball game; A PHD-toting stripper and a deranged Desert Storm vet; A giant sparerib costume and the world's largest peenis; John Woo-style violence and Steel Magnolia-esque pathos. This is the story of Martin & Orloff. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Martin Flam recently tried to kill himself. His psychiatrist may finish the job...







Release Date:

11 March 2002 (USA)  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,988 (USA) (7 November 2003)


$34,222 (USA) (11 June 2004)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Most cast members in this film were either members of Second City or The Upright Citizens Brigade. See more »


The second time Martin enters Dr Orloff's office, they have a shot from behind Dr. Orloff with his elbows resting on the table and his hands to his chin. The very next shot, they are facing Dr Orloff, his hands are resting on the desk in front of him. See more »


[first lines]
Martin: [answering machine] Hello, this is Martin Flam's phone. Please leave a message.
Ron: [leaving message] Martin, this is Ron. I called the loony bin, they said you got out today. Sorry how you tried to kill yourself. Anyhow, I expect you back at work tomorrow morning. We'll discuss how to ease you back into things.
See more »


Featured in The 2002 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Hysterical, offbeat, and really freakin' messed-up.
29 May 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This film was shocking right from the opening sequence, and it's refreshing to see that New York's premiere comedy group hasn't lost anything in the translation from the stage to the screen. The writing is razor-sharp and undeniably witty. The performances are a scream, especially the mellow Walsh as the crazed shrink. Roberts is fabulous as the bewildered Martin, and the supporting cast is equally strong, especially when they are joined by the occasional celebrity in a cameo. This is a fast, funny and thoroughly enjoyable film.

6 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Hipster Movie Crisis denmn
out on dvd when? cbroberts
That OTHER song... mkesselrun
Doctor Orloff! gordonator
Where can I see this movie?! lroddy11-940-450908
Discuss Martin & Orloff (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: