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Say Uncle (2005)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 10 July 2005 (USA)
A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.

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A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.

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The suburbs are about to get hysterical

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Comedy | Drama

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$650,000 (estimated)

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$2,485 (USA) (25 June 2006)

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$5,203 (USA) (9 July 2006)
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Kathy Najimy's daughter appears in the movie. When the adults have given up chasing Paul down the street and return to their kids at the park, she is the redheaded girl in a denim-blue shirt next to Susan. See more »

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References The Magic School Bus (1994) See more »

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Not bad for a first movie!
15 October 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Peter Paige's enthusiasm for his film is contagious only there are parts of the film that are uneven. There is good pacing , but at times the pace moves so fast that some of the storyline seems forced. The general premise is already addressed in the tag line and so there is a constant sense of uneasiness. The main character is believable but the denouement feels saccharin sweet and that minimizes the seriousness of the threat to the main character.

If you are a fan of Emmett on QAF, then you'll find that Paige is quite a talented actor. In the end, not bad for a first movie. The premise is original and touching and even with all its faults is capable of conveying the state of American culture of fear.


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