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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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A serious movie made by funny people
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I saw this movie at SXSW in Austin right after attending a panel about the making of the movie. The film was originally to be directed by funny man David Wain of Stella fame, but he pulled out to direct "the Ten" which is an amazing film. I expected the film to be funny. Ken Marion, who wrote it, is a hilarious comedian. Paul Rudd, the lead actor, has been in comedies almost exclusively since Wet Hot American Summer and David Wain, who produced the film, is hilarious. The movie, however, was very serious. It had some amazingly hilarious moments, but overall it was a moving, serious film. I was most amazed at the fact that they pulled it off with style. A bunch of comedians made a moving, well structured, meaningful, fulfilling drama. Everyone should see it.


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