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Popcorn (2007)

 |  Comedy, Romance  |  2 March 2007 (UK)
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Too insecure to approach the girl of his dreams, Danny takes a job at the local multiplex where she works.


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Danny has found the girl of his dreams, but he's too insecure to make a move. When he lands a job at a local movie theater where she works, he finds out that his first day is her last. After failing miserably at getting her attention, he enlists the help of the chief projectionist, who has watched one too many movies, and no longer sees the difference between film fiction and real life. It's cinema, but not as you know it. Written by Jim Brit, Anonymous

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It's hot and sticky and he'll do anything to get it. See more »


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The film's star Jack Ryder is married to singer Kym Marsh, formerly of the British pop group Hearsay. See more »


Jeannie: [Cheerfully] Hi!
Lo: How you doing?
Jeannie: How are you doing what?
Jeannie: What you reading for?
Lo: Don't you mean "What am I reading?"
Jeannie: No, I can see the title of the book from here.
Lo: Well, I'm reading to improve my mind, so I don't have to work as an usher for the rest of my life.
Jeannie: Oh. I just thought you might be revising for a test or something.
Jeannie: Your right. I don't find myself mentally challenged by this job. But I'd like to be mentally challenged.
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An average "feel good" movie.
28 May 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

But since when does "average" equal "bad"? This movie was funny most of the time and as unlikely as it may seem the movie even contains a few plot twist and an unexpected ending! The characters are kinda generic but that's OK because you don't watch movies like these for exceptional originality anyway. In fact, as it turns out, these movies are better the lower they're rated on IMDb. Sound stupid but most of the time it's true.

The movie is about this anime geek that falls in love with a girl working at the local theater and after numerous attempts to even say a single word to her he decides to apply for a position in the theater! For some reason he becomes a lot less shy but if you'd just ignore that then we can move on. Mkay? Alright, after the tour through the complex Danny (the main character) meets the people behind the projectors and after they discover that Danny's in love (How can anyone see that within less then an hour? Meh, moving on.) they decide to help him out and that's kinda were things gets worse for Danny.

Screw the IMDb ratings, most of the time they're wrong anyway. How can anyone rate a movie who's intention it never was to be exceptional? The movie is definitely worth the watch, but then again that's my opinion. Guess you'll have to see the movie for yourself to make your own opinion. Here's hoping for some sort of sequel...

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