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Game 6 (2005)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Sport  -  January 2005 (USA)
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Combining real and fictional events, Game 6 centers around the historic 1986 World Series and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.

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Steven Schwimmer
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Laurel Rogan
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Joanna Bourne
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Elliott Litvak
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Paisley Porter
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Renee Simons
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Peter Redmond
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Jack Haskins
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Michael Rogan
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Toyota Moseby
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Matthew
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Lillian Rogan
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Ramaswamy Choudhry
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George, Georgie, Giorgio
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Nicky Rogan's new play is opening on Broadway and many agree, he has written the best play his career. Or has he? Critic Steven Schwimmer is slated to review and he's ruined many a playwright with his scathing words. Nicky is becoming concerned, but instead chooses to obsess over his Red Sox and their chances again the Mets in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. Will the Sox and his play come crashing down on the same night? Written by Martin Lewison <dr@martinlewison.com>

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Rated R for some language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Director Hoffman says, in his commentary, that although they had to shoot fifteen or sixteen takes of some scenes, the cast and crew completed the entire film in twenty days. See more »

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Articulated buses in NYC did not exist in 1986. They appeared in revenue service in 1997. See more »

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Paisley Porter: I didn't understand until today how much pain and anxiety you've been causing everybody with your reviews. Steven, it's completely unfair.
Steven Schwimmer: It's unfair?
Paisley Porter: Yes.
Steven Schwimmer: The truth is always unfair.
Paisley Porter: Well, it doesn't have to be.
Steven Schwimmer: Why do you think I live this way? Why do you think I'm, I'm taking electricity from the lamp-post
[he gestures outdoors]
Steven Schwimmer: and hiding out? Why?
Paisley Porter: Because you choose to.
Steven Schwimmer: No. Because people who write the truth are the outcasts of society. I can't live openly. I can't live in a nice door-man ...
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Interesting & entertaining
8 January 2007 | by (The Villages, Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

The excellent combination of the featured players made for an odd & entertaining film. Very "Indy". I plan to watch it again. Keaton is always great to watch - natural acting style, and those facial expressions & body language! I laughed out loud at the kiss he gave Bebe Neuwirth. She's another fine actor, and can do anything (have you seen her dance & sing on Broadway?). Griffin Dunne & Robert Downey, Jr. were delightfully eccentric. RDJ is one actor I'd watch in ANYTHING), as with Keaton. They always provide something outstanding to enjoy. The men in our family are Yankees & football Giants fans, and truly devoted, but I now believe that people can get overly obsessed with a sports team, after having viewed this film.


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