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Fat Girls (2006)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  28 April 2006 (USA)
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Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rodney Miller
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Seymour Cox
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Ted
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Sabrina Thomas
Andres Alfonso Ruzo ...
Hick #1
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Hick #2
Richard Porter ...
Stoner
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Bobby
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Judy
Mitchell Self ...
Dad
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Christian Programming Woman / Preacher / BJs Drag Queen MC
Ryan Sumner ...
Christian Programming Pastor (as Ryan L. Sumner)
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Young Rodney
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Rudy
Linda J. Park ...
Katie Chin (as Linda Park)
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Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk to in his small Texas town that understand him. He ends up finding what he was looking for in his theater teacher, Mr. Cox. Written by Cranium Entertainment

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Rated R for strong sexual content including graphic dialogue, language and some drug/alcohol use - all involving teens
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$2,160 (USA) (2 November 2007)

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$10,798 (USA) (25 January 2008)
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Trivia

Thora Birch was originally supposed to be in the film but dropped out at the last minute. See more »

Goofs

At the graduation dance Rodney leaves the punch bowl carrying one cup but arrives at his table carrying two. See more »

Quotes

Judy: I found your tape.
Rodney Miller: What tape?
Judy: The one with the two queers uh sodomizing and felating each other's assholes 10 ways 'til Tuesday.
Rodney Miller: Not my tape.
Judy: I think it is.
Rodney Miller: No, ma'am, it's not.
Judy: Oh, it is, too.
Rodney Miller: Never seen sodomizing to me my eyes no way.
Judy: I had all the girls over from Buddies and Bereavement and we were going to watch the Kirk Cameron film and that's what played instead.
Rodney Miller: Maybe it was Kirk Cameron.
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References Tribulation (2000) See more »

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Less I Know
Written by Drew Bayers, Ryan George, Max Humphrey and Nathanael Keefer
Performed by The Adored
Courtesy of Sheridan Square Entertainment
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Rough-edged, but sweet
15 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I caught this film at an OutFest screening in Los Angeles in July, 2006. It's rough around the edges (sound recording in particular is wobbly) and often very funny. The script is rather jarringly episodic and ends abruptly, but Ash Christian infuses the film with lots of genuine heart. It's also a refreshing change of pace to have a gay film that doesn't star underwear models obsessed with partying and chasing straight guys. Props to a warmly sympathetic Jonathan Caouette as Mr. Cox, a kindred spirit to Rodney (Ash Christian), the lively and spirited Ashley Finke as Rodney's best friend, and Deborah Theaker as Rodney's mom, who is given the best one-liners in the script and steals her every scene. The film is like its writer/director/star—lumpy and a bit odd, but also very sweet.


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