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Standing Still (II) (2005)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  17 June 2005 (USA)
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Standing Still is the story of a popular yet drunken actor who reconnects with a group of his college friends for a wedding several years after graduation.

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Franklin Brauner
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Jonathan
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Donovan
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Michael
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Jennifer
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Quentin
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Samantha
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Rich
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Sarah
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Prostitute / Cop (as Nikki Schieler Ziering)
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Storyline

Michael and Elise are about to get married. Their high school and college friends gather together for the wedding and resolve some issues. Lana is in therapy and when Elise's ex shows up from London she begins to realize what has been troubling her all these years. Involves a lot of drunkenness and some drug use. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Life never seemed so good. See more »

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Rated R for sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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17 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Última Noite de Solteiro  »

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Budget:

$1,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,762 (USA) (21 April 2006)

Gross:

$12,762 (USA) (21 April 2006)
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Franklin Brauner: Hello, I'm Franklin Brauner, I don't think we've met. My dick is so big it won't fit into a tennis ball can.
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The credits are accompanied by still photos from the wedding. See more »

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References The Deer Hunter (1978) See more »

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Written by Greg Dulli
Performed by The Afghan Whigs (as Afghan Whigs)
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arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Disastrous sitcom of a movie
9 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The bad: This movie was a lousy wreck, which better resembled a WB sitcom than something that should be on the big screen. 25 minutes into the movie I was still thinking, "who are these people??" - there seemed to be very little character setup or development. For the most part, the acting was poor -- again, it was more like watching "Dawson's Creek" than an actual movie. The story was extremely basic, which is fine except that the dialogue was poorly written as well. The subplot with the groom-to-be's father was not necessary and distracted from the good vibes to the movie -- it was hard to watch, but not in a "I'm moved" sort of way, but more in a "I want to barf" kind of way.

The good: The movie pretty very short, so however bad it is, at least it's over quickly. Which was good because otherwise I don't think I would have made it all the way through. Also, some of the women in the movie were pretty good to look at, which makes getting through the film a little easier.

Seriouly, I'm not a high-brow movie viewer...I like a fun, dumb movie every now and then. But this movie was a wreck in most every way possible. Watch it for a great lesson in poor character development, sappy dialogue, and character clichés (the movie star character who seems happy but is actually very sad...how original).


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