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Waiting... -- Young employees at Shenaniganz restaurant collectively stave off boredom and adulthood with their antics.
Waiting... -- Young employees at Shenaniganz restaurant collectively stave off boredom and adulthood with their antics.

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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Rob McKittrick (written by)
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Release Date:
7 October 2005 (USA) See more »
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Hungry for Laughs? (DVD) See more »
Plot:
Young employees at Shenaniganz restaurant collectively stave off boredom and adulthood with their antics. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Therapy for Restaurant Employees... See more (233 total) »

Cast

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Ryan Reynolds ... Monty

Anna Faris ... Serena

Justin Long ... Dean

David Koechner ... Dan

Luis Guzmán ... Raddimus

Chi McBride ... Bishop

John Francis Daley ... Mitch

Kaitlin Doubleday ... Amy

Rob Benedict ... Calvin (as Robert Patrick Benedict)

Alanna Ubach ... Naomi

Vanessa Lengies ... Natasha

Max Kasch ... T-Dog

Andy Milonakis ... Nick

Dane Cook ... Floyd

Jordan Ladd ... Danielle

Emmanuelle Chriqui ... Tyla

Wendie Malick ... Monty's Mom
Monica Monica ... Dean's Mom
Travis Resor ... Chett

J.D. Evermore ... Redneck (as JD Evermoore)

Clay Chamberlin ... Video Host (as Clay Chamberlain)

Skyler Stone ... Cook #1
Melissa Morgan ... Bitchy Lady
Don Brady ... Old Man

Anne Ewen ... Girl at Bar
Pat Hazell ... Jack

Jordan Werner ... Smooth Guy #1
Skylar Duhe ... Girly #1
Ann Marie Guidry ... Dessert Woman (as Ann Guidry)
Lauren Swinney ... Elderly Woman
Wayne Ferrara ... Rocco
Richard Netzberger ... German #1
Roland W. Hoffman ... German #2
Dean Shull ... Commenting Guy
Melissa Alonzo ... Stunt Bush

Todd Voltz ... Background Cook
Robb Conner ... Background Cook (as Rob Wagner)
Matt ... Background Cook
Shedric ... Background Cook
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Barbara Balentine ... Desert Lady's Friend (uncredited)

James L. Bills ... Bar Patron / Waiter (uncredited)
Victor Brunette ... Guy Eating French Fries (uncredited)
Justin Groetsch ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Raymond Lapino ... Elderly Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Matthew D. Miller ... Party Goer (uncredited)
Loronzo Nickleson ... Food Model (uncredited)

Brian Pitt ... Former Manager (uncredited)

Shawn Sanz ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Aaron Sauer ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Lexi Shoemaker ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Mathew Waring ... Stereo Guy (uncredited)
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Directed by
Rob McKittrick 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Rob McKittrick (written by)

Produced by
Kim Anderson .... associate producer
Thomas Augsberger .... executive producer
Jeff Balis .... producer
Chris Fenton .... co-producer
Paul Fiore .... executive producer
Robert O. Green .... producer (as Rob Green)
Stavros Merjos .... producer
Chris Moore .... executive producer
Jacky Lee Morgan .... line producer
Sam Nazarian .... executive producer
Malcolm Petal .... executive producer
Jay Rifkin .... producer
Adam Rosenfelt .... producer
Marc Schaberg .... executive producer
Jonathan Shestack .... executive producer (as John Shestack)
Dean Shull .... co-producer
Randy Winograd .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Adam Gorgoni 
 
Cinematography by
Matthew Irving (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Andy Blumenthal 
David Finfer 
Shane A. Walsh (documentary segment)
 
Casting by
Anne McCarthy 
Jay Scully 
 
Production Design by
Devorah Herbert 
 
Art Direction by
Morgan Blackledge 
 
Set Decoration by
Frank Zito  (as Frank J. Zito III)
 
Costume Design by
Jillian Kreiner 
 
Makeup Department
Leisa Adcock .... key hair stylist
Cascille Courtney .... additional makeup assistant
Theresa A. Fleming .... additional hair assistant (as Theresa Fleming)
Lisa Lambert .... additional hair assistant
Robin Mathews .... key makeup artist
Glenn Mosley .... assistant makeup artist
LeDiedra Richard-Baldwin .... additional makeup assistant (as LeDiedre Baldwin)
Adelita Solorzano .... additional makeup assistant
Pamela Waggoner .... assistant hair stylist
Amy Wood .... makeup production assistant
 
Production Management
Jason Lockhart .... assistant post-production supervisor
Jacky Lee Morgan .... unit production manager
Marc Schaberg .... post-production supervisor
Jimi Woods .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jasmine Alhambra .... second assistant director (as Jasmine Marie Alhambra)
Jason Z. Kemp .... second second assistant director
John Montgomery .... additional second assistant director
Brian Pitt .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Michael Dares .... set dresser/swing
Jeff Garbacz .... construction
Vicki 'Aunt' Hackworth .... art intern
Dustin Harmen .... set dresser
Pat Herald .... art intern (as Pat 'Mom' Herald)
John Johnson .... on-set dresser
Christel Lauritzen .... prop intern
Daniel A. Maes .... set dresser/swing (as Daniel Maes)
Leonard Marchand .... prop assistant (as Leonard Lavigueur)
Marisa Marcione .... set dresser/swing
Raymond Pumilia .... lead man
Maggie Rolland .... prop assistant
Michelle Rolland .... property master
Noah Smith .... painter
Kathlenn Sweeney .... prop assistant
Marcus Turchi .... foreman
Janea Williams .... art intern
Michael Arena .... consultant/locations (uncredited)
Ann Dunbar .... food stylist (uncredited)
Matthew D. Miller .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Stu Bernstein .... sound editor (as Stew Bernstein)
Barney Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Don Digirolamo .... sound re-recording mixer
David S. DiPietro .... foley mixer (as Dave Dipietro)
Paul Drenning .... adr mixer
Richard Dwan Jr. .... sound editor (as Richard Dwan)
Skip Godwin .... production sound mixer
Todd Langner .... sound re-recording mixer
Timothy Pearson .... foley walker (as Tim Pearson)
Perry Robertson .... supervising sound editor
Scott Sanders .... sound editor
Christopher Tiffany .... sound assistant (as Chris Tiffany)
Noel Vought .... foley walker
Sam Watson .... sound mixer: "b" sound mixer
Kevin Zimmerman .... assistant sound editor (as Kevin A. Zimmerman)
 
Special Effects by
Stephen Bourgeois .... special effects
Gerald J. Lajaunie .... special effects (as Gerald Lajuanie)
Michael Nami Sr. .... special effects (as Michael Nami)
David K. Nami .... special effects supervisor (as David Nami)
 
Visual Effects by
Larry Arpin .... digital intermediate data operator
Jim Delaney .... digital intermediate data manager
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Ashby .... grip
Ilya Beynenson .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Cedric Bonier .... electrician: day player
Ron Coons .... camera operator: "b" camera
Dan Demirgian .... electrician (as Danny Demirgian)
David C. Edwards .... camera loader (as Dave 'Cupcake' Edwards)
Sean Finnegan .... gaffer
Paul Fuller .... electrician
Francisco Gonzalez .... electrician: day player
Derek K. Grant .... grip
Scotty Labelle .... best boy grip
Lisa Lengyel .... second assistant camera
Nick Leon .... key grip
Ian Lynch .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Lennen Madere .... camera: "b" music video camera
Neal Norton .... steadicam operator
Trent Phillips .... grip
Scott Porter .... dolly grip
Lisbeth Storandt .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Liz Storandt)
Ann Swearingen .... additional second assistant camera
Steven Teagle .... still photographer
Chris Trosclair .... electrician
Gabriel Velasco .... second assistant camera/loader: "b" camera
Shane A. Walsh .... camera operator: documentary
Scott Zuchowski .... best boy electric
 
Casting Department
Kelly Jones .... extras casting
Freddy Luis .... casting associate
Heidi Snoe .... casting associate
Tommy Staub .... casting: New Orleans
Wendy Talazac .... extras casting assistant
James Bearb .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Dawn Dowdle .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Sandy Holt .... adr voice casting (uncredited)
Amy Staub .... casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Monica R. Brooks .... wardrobe production assistant
Dana Embree .... wardrobe supervisor
Colleen Gwinn .... wardrobe production assistant
April Justin .... wardrobe production assistant
Liz Staub .... additional costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Prince Bagdasarian .... digital intermediate artist
Lizzy Calhoun .... assistant editor
Julius Friede .... digital intermediate colorist
Morgan Gross .... editor intern
Brian Kibbie .... negative conforming
Jason Lockhart .... assistant post-production supervisor
Shane McCloskey .... post-production assistant
Jon Pehlke .... digital intermediate artist
Marcin Teodoru .... digital intermediate artist
Albert Vivas .... digital intermediate artist
 
Music Department
Ted Blaisdell .... score mixer
Ted Blaisdell .... scoring engineer
Ron Finn .... music editor
Peter Soldinger .... music supervisor (as Pete Soldinger)
 
Transportation Department
Robert Bodenheaimer .... transportation captain (as Robert Bodenheimer)
Jerry Everett .... transportation coordinator
W. Boyd Ford .... driver: cast (as Boyd Ford)
Rene Horstmann .... driver
William 'Mac' Maquez .... driver (as William 'Mac' Maquez)
Nick W. Pastrano .... driver: moho (as Nick Pastrano)
Michael J. Tessitore .... driver
Burt Turner .... driver
Roy Maggio .... driver: trailer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Kimberly C. Anderson .... first assistant accountant (as Kim Anderson)
Chris Browne .... craft service manager
Victor Brunette .... craft service production assistant
Helio DeOliveira .... production assistant
Ann Dietrich .... set intern
Charlie Dileo .... office intern
Nicholas DiNatale .... assistant location scout
Frank Duffy .... set medic
Charlie French .... locations
Christian Froude .... second assistant accountant
Jennifer Gamble .... production assistant
Mikey Griffith .... location manager (as Mike Griffith)
Gary Huckabay .... location scout
Erin Lander .... adr loop group
Jason Lockhart .... assistant: Mr. Rosenfelt
Julie Lopinto .... assistant to producer
Jana Lundy .... second assistant accountant
Jarrett McGovern .... assistant: Mr. Balis
Tony Niknejadi .... key set production assistant
Kathy Chambless Oliver .... production coordinator (as Kathy Chambless)
Melissa Perret .... assistant production coordinator
Phuong Pham .... production assistant
Thom Rainey .... script supervisor
Michael Sloan .... office production assistant
Sinead Smyth .... executive assistant
Elizabeth Tranchant .... production assistant
Tim Turner .... production accountant
Marco Umana .... location scout
Jason Vowell .... set intern
Jason Calabro .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Jim Kehoe .... special thanks
Mike Le .... special thanks
Kevin Smith .... very special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong crude and sexual humor, pervasive language and some drug use
Runtime:
94 min
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Brazil:16 | Canada:14A (Ontario) | Finland:K-15 | Germany:12 | Iceland:14 (original rating) | Iceland:16 (video rating) | Ireland:16 | Malaysia:18SX | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:M18 | UK:15 | USA:R | USA:Unrated (unrated DVD version)

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Trivia:
While Vanessa Lengies (Natasha) is presented as only 17 years old in the film, she is actually three months older than co-star 'Alanna Ubach' (uv) (Naomi). Both were 20 years old by the US release date of the film.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Mitch is watching the training video, the side of the TV is visible and it is obvious that the VCR is not connected to the TV.See more »
Quotes:
Monty:We have our first official beyotch of the day!See more »
Movie Connections:
References Top Gun (1986)See more »
Soundtrack:
FranticSee more »

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103 out of 138 people found the following review useful.
Therapy for Restaurant Employees..., 15 October 2005
Author: tiramisuc from Long Island, NY, United States

This movie was everything I thought it would be and more. It'll make you laugh, it'll make you cringe. Most of all, it'll make you think twice about eating at another restaurant or even working at one. Each character is throughly enjoyable as is each interaction between them. It's extremely well-written and realistic. As a waitress, I found it completely therapeutic, because even though I'd never do anything to a customer's food, seeing someone else do it to someone who is deserving of it (even in a movie), is enough to make me feel better. Ryan Reynolds is hysterical in this movie, as is Dane Cook and Luis Guzman. There are so many one-liners that you'll hear for a long time, especially in the kitchen of any restaurant. It ends slightly abruptly and you find yourself wanting more...but I guess that means the writer has done something right. Go see it, and enjoy. Just remember never to break the cardinal rule: "Never, ever, f*ck with someone who handles your food."

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