The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.

Director:

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Swanberg
Stars: Greta Gerwig, Kent Osborne, Andrew Bujalski
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A man and woman must face the tension that builds between them during a long-distance relationship.

Directors: Greta Gerwig, Joe Swanberg
Stars: Greta Gerwig, Joe Swanberg, Alison Bagnall
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.

Director: Joe Swanberg
Stars: Jess Weixler, Justin Rice, Barlow Jacobs
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Raw. Honest. Naked. "Kissing on the Mouth" is post-college life in close-up. Ellen is sleeping with her ex-boyfriend while trying to ignore the fact that he's looking for more than just sex... See full summary »

Director: Joe Swanberg
Stars: Kate Winterich, Joe Swanberg, Kevin Pittman
Baghead (2008)
Comedy | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Four struggling actors retreat to a cabin in Big Bear, California in order to write a screenplay that will make them all stars. Problem is: What happens when their story idea -- a horror flick about a group of friends tormented by a villain with a bag over his head -- starts to come true?

Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Stars: Ross Partridge, Steve Zissis, Greta Gerwig
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Josh Sagers drives cross-country on a mission to deliver his father's birthday gift - a giant purple LazyBoy.

Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Stars: Mark Duplass, Katie Aselton, Rhett Wilkins
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Broke and alone on New Year's Eve, Wilson just wants to spend the rest of a very bad year in bed. But, when his best friend convinces him to post a personal ad, he meets a woman bent on finding the right guy to be with at midnight.

Director: Alex Holdridge
Stars: Scoot McNairy, Sara Simmonds, Brian McGuire
Yeast (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A maddeningly oblivious, tyrannical and emotionally stunted young woman tries her best to negotiate two toxic friendships.

Director: Mary Bronstein
Stars: Mary Bronstein, Ignacio Carballo, Greta Gerwig
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Jane Adams is an actress living in a house precariously perched above the beach in Malibu. Her age exempts her from more and more acting opportunities. That's when her young, ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Swanberg
Stars: Jane Adams, Sophia Takal, Kent Osborne
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend.

Director: Andrew Bujalski
Stars: Justin Rice, Rachel Clift, Andrew Bujalski
Art History (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Sam (Joe Swanberg) has feelings for Juliette (Josephine Decker), the lead actress in a sexually explicit drama centered on a couple's one night stand. He must maintain a professional ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Swanberg
Stars: Josephine Decker, Kent Osborne, Joe Swanberg
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

A struggling artist tries to win back his high-maintenance ex-girlfriend by taking her on a road-trip to an expensive spa in upstate New York.

Director: Rod Webber
Stars: Rod Webber, Irina Peligrad, Dede Webber
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Tim
C. Mason Wells ...
Chris
Kevin Bewersdorf ...
Alex
Brigid Reagan ...
Ada
...
Walter
...
Greta
Kate Winterich ...
Tessa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Anonymous Internet Girl Watcher
...
Herself
Laura Lippert ...
Flirt at Party
Anne Wells
Edit

Storyline

The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 March 2006 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$3,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Touch of Evil (1958) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

There's more to LOL than meets the eye.
17 February 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

For a film shot entirely on standard definition video, LOL is surprisingly accessible. In fact, the low quality visuals only seem to add to the ambiance of the film, which deals with the "youtube generation" a group of people whose social interaction relies heavily on the internet and technology. Yes the film is slow, almost boring in parts, but this fact becomes completely forgivable when one realizes that what they are watching is a near accurate representation of real life. Standard Hollywood conventions are ignored and replaced by a truly pioneering cinematic style. The characters infuriate, in the way only real people can. It's like watching a friend self destruct after not getting their way. But how can these characters give or take all they need from relationships, when the very technology that is there to enhance communication, is in fact hindering it. There is no physical sex, the closest thing being the sending back and forth of sexual pictures between mobile phones. The film paints a grim portrait of the way social interaction is heading, becoming more and more distant as we rely more heavily on technology. Although the film is probably only relevant to a certain narrow demographic, the filmmakers certainly have their fingers on the pulse of that culture.


24 of 29 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
LOLROFLLMAOBBQ!!!!! !!!111111shift+1111 thelistman
lolz l@@k at my kewl roflcopter ShamelessGerm
WHY did I put myself through this? skater_js
Maybe this movie is about the highly contraversial... thesteeled1
VIEW THE TRAILER! joeswanberg
More like WTF exeter-10
Discuss LOL (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?