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My Best Friend's Birthday (1987)

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It's Mickey's Birthday and his girlfriend just left him, so that's when his friend Clarence shows him a birthday he'll never forget.

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Mickey Burnett
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Misty (as Crystal Shaw)
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Entertainment Magnate
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Clifford
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Deejay
Alan Sanborn ...
Nutmeg, Radio Station Receptionist
Rich Turner ...
Oliver Brandon
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Lenny Otis
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It's Mickey's Birthday and his girlfriend just left him, so that's when his friend Clarence shows him a birthday he'll never forget.

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День рождения моего лучшего друга  »

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$5,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Actor Allen Garfield was teaching Quentin Tarantino acting at the time, and that is how he also became involved in the project. Filmed over three years, from 1984-1987. See more »

Quotes

Clarence Pool: See, I look at him, I'd wanna be him so bad - I mean, Elvis looked *good*. I mean, I'm no fag, but Elvis was good-lookin'.
[sigh]
Clarence Pool: I always said, you know, if, if I ever, I - had to fuck a guy? I mean, had to 'cause like, my life depended on it? I'd fuck Elvis.
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Connections

Referenced in Bottoms Up (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Nadine
Written by Chuck Berry
Performed by Chuck Berry
Courtesy of Arc Music Corp.
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Not bad, enjoyable if you're a fan of QT.
2 June 2008 | by (Dallas, Tx) – See all my reviews

This is an interesting short directed and written by Quentin Tarantino. As he's stated in interviews this movie was his film school. Some of the dialog, scenes and names he would reuse in True Romance. The soundtrack is great by the way and the look is not unlike other low budget films of the 80s, think Shes Gotta Have it. The acting is weak but it's to be expected from a film like this. I gave this film a ten because I think the rating is too low, it deserves a 6. My favorite line was "Your ass is grass and I'm the Lawnmower!". Anyways it's a fun little movie and if you're a Tarantino fan, you should get some enjoyment out of it.


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