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King of the Corner (2004)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  June 2004 (USA)
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Leo Spivak is drifting through life without a compass. His father is aging fast, his teenage daughter is rebelling, his protégé is after his job and his wife is losing her patience. A twist... See full summary »

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Leo Spivak
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Anthony Berenson
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Ed Shifman
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Louise
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Helen
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Gloria (as Susan Blommert)
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Sol Spivak
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Inez
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Peter Hargrove
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Rachel Spivak
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Elena Spivak
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Dotty
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Stan Marshak
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Nurse Kathleen Delehant
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Betsy Ingraham
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Leo Spivak is drifting through life without a compass. His father is aging fast, his teenage daughter is rebelling, his protégé is after his job and his wife is losing her patience. A twist of fate and some bizarre wisdom from a "freelance rabbi" help Leo navigate the murky waters of his life and turn his crisis into a second-chance. Written by Ardustry Home Entertainment LLC

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. A Comedy.

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Rated R for some language and sexual references
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The Pursuit of Happiness  »

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$350,000 (estimated)
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"Special Thanks" in the credits go to several companies and agencies, and then to a list of over 60 people, in which actor Saul Rubinek is mentioned twice! See more »

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Very enjoyable film
26 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The film was great. The characters were interesting and I became invested in the film early on. The cast was eclectic and it worked. Eli Wallach continued to deliver. Peter Riegert plays a non observant Jew going through major life challenges, and he did this very well. Listen to some of the dialog carefully. Yes, there are times it is extremely funny, but more often that that, the dialog and conversations are thought-inspiring and meaningful. It makes for great post movie discussions. If you are able, and live in one of the cities Riegert is personally screening this movie, he holds a live Q & A after the film. There is something in this movie for moviegoers of all generations.


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