Although having a promising future in the profession, Ben McCleary, disillusioned with it, sabotages his law career by purposefully failing the bar exam - three times - which results in him... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Philippe, a French-American writer living in Manhattan, decides to take on ten relationship-challenged men to help them learn the art of seduction.

Director: Richard Temtchine
Stars: Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Stephanie Szostak, Jackie Hoffman
His Double Life (TV Movie 2016)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A young woman returns Home from college and become suspicious of her new stepdad, her late father's business partner, after she discovers him meeting with a mysterious woman who turns up dead the following day.

Director: Peter Sullivan
Stars: Emmanuelle Vaugier, Brian Krause, Cristine Prosperi
Dirty Singles (2014)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A close-knit circle of Toronto friends, shaken by the break-up of their favorite couple, are forced over a winter to finally grow up.

Director: Alex Pugsley
Stars: Paul Campbell, Alex Paxton-Beesley, Ennis Esmer
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A disparate variety of couples from all walks of life strive to maintain active sex lives despite the notable distraction of having kids.

Director: Jeremy LaLonde
Stars: Paul Amos, Shannon Beckner, Katie Boland
Red Oaks (TV Series 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins.

Stars: Craig Roberts, Ennis Esmer, Oliver Cooper
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ben McCleary
...
The Kid
Valerie Buhagiar ...
Therapist
...
Frances 'Church' Churchill
...
Phil Goodfellow
Cameron Kirkwood ...
Trevor Brinkman
...
Alyssa
Vince Carlin ...
Ben's Father
Meg Walter ...
Ben's Mother
Leslie Carlson ...
Harry Peale
Cairo Noble ...
Otis Churchill
Shakira Harper ...
Anita Churchill
...
Greg Fulton
James Kirchner ...
Shifty-Looking Man
Miles Zimmerman ...
The Pig
Edit

Storyline

Although having a promising future in the profession, Ben McCleary, disillusioned with it, sabotages his law career by purposefully failing the bar exam - three times - which results in him quitting his law job, needing to pay back the signing bonus with the firm, and without money forcing him to go back and live with his parents in the home in which he grew up in the suburbs. Based on advice from his high school friend Frances Churchill, the two who with Trevor Brinkman were known as the revolutionaries in high school, Ben decides his new career is going to be in environmentally sound lawn mowing. When that doesn't pan out due to lack of demand, Church reminds Ben of a manifesto he and Trevor wrote in high school which can enhance the strategy. The house and the car are not the status symbols of the suburbs, but rather the perfect lawn. Thus, in taking over the world, one only needs to take over the lawns. Following the basic tenets of the manifesto, Ben needs to manufacture a ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

An Environmentally Friendly Comedy...About An Unfriendly Environment

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 December 2007 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 70,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
buzz mavro-2
Discuss Your Beautiful Cul de Sac Home (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?