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High Hopes (2006)

Nice Guys (original title)
R | | Comedy, Crime | 24 March 2006 (USA)
Hollywood hopeful Tom Murphy and his posse of pals conspire to get into the big leagues. Pinning their hopes of industry success on Tom's famous girlfriend starring in their first feature, ... See full summary »

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Tom
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Quebert
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Wendell
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Big Joe
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Tye
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Julie
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Rocko (as Michael De Lorenzo)
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Shady
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Sleezy Guy
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Hollywood hopeful Tom Murphy and his posse of pals conspire to get into the big leagues. Pinning their hopes of industry success on Tom's famous girlfriend starring in their first feature, falls to pieces when she dumps him. Tom and his pals learn of another possibility and devise a plan to steal a fenced case of government issued marijuana, return it to the FBI and use the reward money to finance their movie. Little do they know a scorned girlfriend and her deaf mute brother have other plans. Written by Cecily Gambrell

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Impossible dreams require impossible plans...put that in your pipe and smoke it. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for violence, sexuality, nudity, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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$100,000 (estimated)
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Very Funny !!!
6 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie on a DVD at the doctor's office while waiting for my husband to have some tests. I am afraid that I disturbed the decorum of the place with my frequent outbursts of laughter. They didn't quite ask me to leave, but I did get a lot of disapproving looks. The comedic action is enhanced by a wonderful plot with plenty of twists and turns; also, great characters which are brought to life by the quality acting that is seen throughout. The writing and directing are superb. I particularly enjoyed small bits of action in the background. They are real gems, so keep your eyes open for them. When the movie is released for general viewing, be sure to see it. Just one caution, don't watch it in a place where you are not comfortable with laughing out loud.


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