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Diggers (2006)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  14 April 2007 (USA)
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A coming-of-age story about four working-class friends growing up in Long Island, New York, as clam diggers. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as their grandfathers before them.

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A coming-of-age story about four working-class friends growing up in Long Island, New York, as clam diggers. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as their grandfathers before them.

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No one can drift forever.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language, drug use and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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$32,867 (USA) (27 April 2007)

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$65,937 (USA) (11 May 2007)
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Hunt: You know New York? I've never been to your city.
Zoey: What? You live an hour out and you've never been to Manhattan?
Hunt: No, I'm from the Island. We don't go to the city - crazy people out there with guns.
Zoey: That is not true!
Hunt: Well I'd like to believe you, but you're one of the crazies.
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OK...but nothing special
20 May 2007 | by (Mercer County, NJ) – See all my reviews

The reviews were pretty good for this one, and a former girlfriend of mine is in love with Paul Rudd, so that was the main reason I ended up seeing it. It was good...actually writer Ken Marino steals just about every scene that he's in. Lauren Ambrose does a good job, and I always have liked Maura Tierney.

Nothing special though. If you are interested in seeing it, then do so. If you're not, I wouldn't be going out of my way for this one.

The funniest part (unintentionally, I'm sure) of this movie is in the DVD Special Features, where a film reviewer in Dallas, who is affiliated with HDNet (the film's backer) says something like, "I know my company is affiliated with this movie, but this is honestly the best movie I've seen in the past year or year and a half." Please! It's nowhere near that good! Way to be objective!


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