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Film Geek (2005)

 -  Comedy  -  28 January 2005 (USA)
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The story of Scotty Pelk, a socially inept video store clerk who gets fired from his job and becomes a sensation as an online film critic.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Melik Malkasian ...
Scotty Pelk
Ritah Parrish ...
'Days of Heaven' Customer
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Mr. Johnson
Dennis Adkins ...
'Letterboxed' Customer
Tara Walker ...
Kaitlin
Taylor Nida ...
Taylor
Daphne Carver ...
'Godard' Customer 1
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'Godard' Customer 2
Michelle Garner ...
Cindi
Michael Ramirez ...
Video Store Customer
Jack Ryan ...
Mr. Mooney
Kim Hill ...
Video Underground Manager
Tyler Gannon ...
Niko
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Temp Agency Counselor
Tony St. Clair ...
Virgil
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The story of Scotty Pelk, a socially inept video store clerk who gets fired from his job and becomes a sensation as an online film critic.

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His Knowledge is your misery.

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Comedy

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Not Rated

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$10,000 (estimated)

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$5,996 (USA) (13 January 2006)

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$17,341 (USA) (7 April 2006)
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This is a semi-autobiographical piece on writer/director James Westby's life. See more »

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Scotty Pelk: Wong-Kar-Wai is AWESOME!
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Scotty is wonderful
7 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow....two weeks later and I'm still amazed at how good Film Geek was. It's just good clean and sometimes not so clean fun. If I had a DVD copy of it I would rearrange my collection and place it right in-between Rainman and Napoleon Dynamite. What a character study. Scotty was a believable little weirdo the entire movie. He's the kind of character you just fall in love with. I found myself at the video store where the director works "Videorama" searching for a movie and I thought to myself, what would Scotty rent. A must see for anyone who loves a good off beat character study....checkout Film Geek. I want to watch it right now, I guess maybe I have a little bit of Scotty in me. Hurry up and get it to DVD!


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