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The Movie Hero (2003)

A man believes his life is a movie watched by an audience only he can see.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Blake Gardner / The Movie Hero
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Elizabeth Orlando / The Love Interest
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The Suspicious Character
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Antoine Thompson / The Sidekick (as Brian J. White)
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Jonathan / The Doomed Fiancé
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Wise Old Woman
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Strange, Yet Attractive Woman
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Blake's Mom
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Blake's Dad
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Secretary
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Cop 1
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Cop 2
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Man On Bus
Dorothy Gibbs ...
Homeless Woman
Robert Sutton ...
Homeless Man (as Bob Sutton)
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A man believes his life is a movie watched by an audience only he can see.

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Your audience is watching. Be the Hero.

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Comedy | Romance

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8 March 2003 (USA)  »

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The Movie Nut and His Audience  »

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$475,000 (estimated)
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Blake Gardner: Thou movie, which art on screen, hallowed be they name. The time has come. Thou will be shown in theaters as well as home. Give us this day our daily film and forgive our bad choices, as we forgive those whose movies were so bad to choose. And lead us not into television, but deliver us from that evil, for movies are the picture and the sound, and the greatest thing in the whole wide world, forever and ever. Movies Rule!
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Great start for a new young writer/director
13 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I caught this last night at the Phoenix Film Festival. There was a lot of good buzz going around about it. The recommendations were definitely justified. Fresh writing, good pacing, family friendly and an excellent cast. Peter Stormare is a great Suspicious Character, and who wouldn't want Dina Meyer as a love interest. This entertaining movie contains all the typical elements of your basic movie plot, but the interaction of the hero with his audience (us) what could have been cliche comes off as fresh. In some ways the audience is like a conscience which may cause us to reflect on our day to day actions, or may cause some to become paranoid (what if someone is watching me all the time).

Overall I really enjoyed it and recommend it if it plays at a festival near you.


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