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A young war reenactor makes a friend on the battlefield who helps him use strategy to take on his high school enemy. Driven by newfound confidence, he seduces the friend's fetching older ... See full summary »

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Kelly Ernswiler (as Shia La Beouf)
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Lance
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Harrison
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Maurice / German Soldier
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Mr. Norway
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Principal Holmstead
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Xiou-Xiou Ling
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A young war reenactor makes a friend on the battlefield who helps him use strategy to take on his high school enemy. Driven by newfound confidence, he seduces the friend's fetching older sister and risks the friendship. Reality intervenes when the illness of his ex-addict father forces the anger his irony masks to the surface and he has to decide if staying in a fantasy world is worth the consequences. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some drug references | See all certifications »

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22 August 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Batalha de Shaker Heights  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$47,693 (USA) (22 August 2003)

Gross:

$279,282 (USA) (12 September 2003)
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Trivia

This film was the result of the winning entries for Project Greenlight 2 (2003). See more »

Goofs

The position of the lawnmower on the lawn in subsequent shots at the end of the movie. See more »

Quotes

[after Kelly speaks out in class]
Principal Holmstead: Kelly we have to stop meeting like this.
Kelly: I mean, it's not my fault the teachers here suck.
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Spun-off from Project Greenlight 2 (2003) See more »

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False Start
Written and Performed by 84 Nash
From the album A Secret Reward
2003 Insect Siren Records
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A Pleasant Surprise
23 August 2003 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I must admit that after watching Project Greenlight every Sunday night, I was not expecting much. I was pleasantly surprised with the results. This is a very enjoyable film. Shia is great in this role. He was the perfect choice. Good job with the editing...specially the hospital scene with Kelly and his parents!!!


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