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Martin & Orloff (2002)

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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 »

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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

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

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11 March 2002 (USA)  »

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

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

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

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When Keith drives away in Martin's mom's moving van, Martin tries frantically to open the van door and smears the graffiti paint on it (indicating that it was still wet when they shot the scene or that it was meant to wash right off after filming). See more »

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

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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.


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