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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Craig Hamann ...
Mickey Burnett
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Crystal Shaw ...
Misty
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Entertainment Magnate
Al Harrell ...
Clifford
Brenda Hillhouse ...
Wife
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Ex-Girlfriend
Stevo Polyi ...
Deejay
Alan Sanborn ...
Nutmeg, Radio Station Receptionist
Rich Turner ...
Oliver Brandon
Rowland Wafford ...
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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The camera would be rented on Friday, because the rental company wasn't open on weekends. This meant they could pay for one day, and get it for three. See more »

Quotes

Oliver Brandon: [coming out of Mickey's bathroom, covering his nose] Man, whoo! Talk about dropping a cheese bomb!
[sniff]
Oliver Brandon: I wouldn't go in there for about an hour if I was you.
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References The Evil That Men Do (1984) See more »

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Nadine
Written by Chuck Berry
Performed by Chuck Berry
Courtesy of Arc Music Corp.
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A really rad short that features funny scenes and early Quentin Tarantino genius!
13 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, so its Friday morning, in the wee hours of the day. About 1:00 AM I'd say, when my awesome friend Kylee and I are cruising about YouTube in hope of finding rare gems of times long past. So we search for "Quentin Tarantino" and what do we find??? Why, Its "My Best Friend's Birthday". At first we were like "no way Jose, this has to be a joke, that can't be him....and then we were all...Holy Shizzy! Its him!" So we watched it and just totally ate it up. Its so cult classic awesome! We watched it and were like "For a piece of crap, this is pretty great!" It was really a good film, in my opinion. Well sure I mean so the sound wasn't up to snuff and the acting could be a little bit on the cheesalicious side at time, but it was still entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable! if you are a true QT fan, you gotta see this. I wish it wouldn't have burned. Well, almost.


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