MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,723 this week

Zero Effect (2002)

TV Movie  -  Mystery
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 57 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

What to Watch: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1

Keith Simanton talks with the cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1.


Related Items

Search for "Zero Effect" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Zero Effect (TV Movie 2002)

Zero Effect (TV Movie 2002) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Zero Effect.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Orange County (2002)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcripts to Stanford University under the name of an over-achieving high schooler.

Director: Jake Kasdan
Stars: Colin Hanks, Jack Black, Schuyler Fisk
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Meg Peters just can't seem to find Mr. Right, she bleaches her hair blonde and we answer the age old question "Do blondes really have more fun?"

Director: Andrew Van Slee
Stars: Krista Allen, Joseph Will, Maeve Quinlan
Raven (Video 1996)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A notorious criminal is hunted down by the elite Raven Special Forces team when things go wrong on a mission to capture stolen military hardware.

Director: Russell Solberg
Stars: Burt Reynolds, Matt Battaglia, Krista Allen
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

Director: Jake Kasdan
Stars: John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, David Krumholtz
Shades of Ray (2008)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Ray's half Pakistani and half white. When his parent's marriage dissolves, Ray's perspective of Ms. Right falls deeply into question.

Director: Jaffar Mahmood
Stars: Zachary Levi, Fran Kranz, Sarah Shahi
Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Kevin Alber
Stars: Krista Allen, Paul Michael Robinson, Kimberly Rowe
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis
Grosse Pointe (2000–2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Satire centers on the off-camera antics of five actors who star in a fictional high school drama called "Grosse Pointe".

Stars: Irene Molloy, Lindsay Sloane, Bonnie Somerville
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A love triangle - shot in two single 45 minute takes set eighteen months apart: the first over a sunset, the second a sunrise.

Director: Sam Neave
Stars: Alex Karpovsky, Marjan Neshat, Gary Wilmes
Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Emmaunuelle meets Tasha, who she will teach all about earthly desires, sex and love.

Director: David Cove
Stars: Krista Allen, Paul Michael Robinson, Tiendra Demian
Meet Market (2008)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Lonely aspirants on the LA singles scene hook up at their local grocery store, where they can see and be seen by some of their dubiously eligible fellow singles, all the while hoping for one magical relationship that will finally click...

Director: Charlie Loventhal
Stars: Krista Allen, Elizabeth Berkley, Susan Egan
Director: Jake Kasdan
Stars: Cameron Diaz, Alexis Rosasco
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Jeff Winslow
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andy Brewster ...
Barfly #2
...
(as Laura Elizabeth Ford)
Patrick Wolff ...
Room service waiter
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This television pilot was based upon the quirky 1998 detective film of the same name (Zero Effect (1998)). Ultimately, NBC chose not to pick up this series. See more »

Connections

Follows Zero Effect (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Has anybody actually seen this?
8 January 2005 | by (Baja Arizona) – See all my reviews

It's a pity I missed this made-for-TV flick because I loved the 1998 film, an updating of the classic Sherlock Holmes versus Irene Adler tale, with Nero Wolfe and Archie thrown in. Daryl Zero was an interesting character: brilliant, neurotic and annoying. The mystery itself was pretty good, too.

I see from the cast list that there was no "Arlo" this time out, so I have to wonder whether he was replaced by "Jeff" or whether Zero was operating on his own. It would be a shame to eliminate him, since the interplay between the characters gave the original film a lot of its appeal and energy. Any protagonist who is not likable benefits from being buffered by more sympathetic representatives. Conan Doyle understood this, as did Rex Stout. I wonder whether Kasdan did.

If a DVD is too much to ask for, I'd settle for a reasonably well advertised cable run.


13 of 36 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Zero Effect (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?