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Failing to make it on his own, twenty-seven-year-old Jim moves back in with his parents and deals with crippling family obligations.

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Don
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Don Strouse ...
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Doug Liechty Caskey ...
Doug the preacher
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Stacy - Prostitute
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Storyline

Jim is a young man who, after deciding he can't make it on his own, moves back to his hometown in Indiana -- under his parents' roof. He's saved from his family's dysfunction by a local woman and her son, who sees him as a father figure. Written by Anonymous

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Change your outlook. Change your life.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »
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16 November 2005 (France)  »

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Conociendo a Jim  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,798 (USA) (24 March 2006)

Gross:

$154,077 (USA) (9 June 2006)
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The actors and producers received reduced pay to keep the film on budget as the producers had difficulties securing finance for the production. See more »

Quotes

Jim: There's so many fun and cheery people in the world. Don't you think you'd be better off with one of them? Someone more like yourself?
Anika: You think I'm fun and cheery?
Jim: Of course you are.
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References Arthur (1996) See more »

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Written by Geoff Levin and Bruce Chianese
performed by Geoff Levin
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A gem in a flood of lesser films
24 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't believe this films moderately low rating and the negative comments. I seen Lonesome Jim during the film festival in Athens Ohio at OU and I loved it!Lathargic is a horrible way to describe it. I would call it a dark comedy but not Lathargic. The plot isn't really revealed until late but it isn't important because its a character driven story. The cynical humor had the crowd at Athens laughing throughout the entire film myself included. There is some adult humor but if thats not aimed at you I have to ask why are you watching or rating this movie? Casey, Liv and the rest keep things over the top and fresh and the overall presentation is a nice change of pace from the standard summer movie.Clever writing. This should be shown in select theaters and i know a whole army of fans in Ohio are waiting for the DVD.


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