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Man About Town (2006)

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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Nina Giamoro
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Dr. Primkin
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Jimmy Dooley (as Samuel Ball)
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Morty
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Sela
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Arlene Kreiner
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Phil Balow
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Ben Giamoro
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Barbi Ling
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David Lilly
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Alan Fineberg
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Brynn Lilly
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Lucky Reynolds
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Barbara Giamoro
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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Sometime, love can shake your world See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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8 June 2006 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Diario de un ejecutivo agresivo  »

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$308,054 (Mexico) (13 October 2006)

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$308,054 (Mexico) (13 October 2006)
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When Jack goes up and writes something on the board for Dr. Primkin at the end of the film, he underlines it. In the next shot it is not underlined. See more »

Quotes

Jack Giamoro: [Discussing Barbi's scripts] I read them on the shitter.
Barbi Ling: Excuse me?
Jack Giamoro: Well I was on the shitter, taking a shit, when I read your scripts. I just thought it was appropriate.
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Features The Munsters (1964) See more »

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The Sad Song
Written by Fredo Viola
Performed by Fredo Viola
Courtesy of Aviola Studio
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Romantic Comedy?
18 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was advertised as a romantic comedy, but there was no romance and no comedy. All I saw was a boring story about a horrible person, a talent agent, whom I found myself rooting against. Talent agents are, in general, not likable characters. So why did the director think we'd enjoy spending a few hours with one, even if he's played by Ben Affleck? The nepotism and shallow nature of Hollywood seem to be accurately portrayed in this movie. Behind the red carpet glamour of the movie industry lies a dirty business totally lacking any morals or ethical standard. But this was well documented in "The Player" and doesn't need to be repeated. I couldn't bring myself to care about Affleck's character, and thus didn't get emotionally involved with this movie.


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