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The Good Life (2007)

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A young man (Webber) is encouraged by a new friend (Deschanel) to cope with living in a town where he doesn't necessarily fit in.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dana (as Drea De Matteo)
Chris Basher ...
Bus Passenger
Michael Baxter ...
Michelle Boulet ...
Friend #1
Cory Cassidy ...
Tad's Friend


A young man (Webber) is encouraged by a new friend (Deschanel) to cope with living in a town where he doesn't necessarily fit in.

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He's finally had enough. See more »


Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »





Release Date:

20 January 2007 (USA)  »

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Box Office


$3,500,000 (estimated)

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(European Film Market)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Tad: See I know what I gave. But it ain't gonna save you. You fuck with me, your ass is history. Number one high school draft choice to a college of my choice. Everybody wants a piece of my voice, including all the women who get moist when I get on the field, bitch. I'll be playing football next year while you'll still be pumping gas right here. So keep your motherfucking change. You're gonna need it for your mamma, who's got mange.
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The new Donnie Darko?
2 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hell yes it's the new Donnie Dark, but the only problem is, it's a million times better. Mark Webber is unbelievable. UN-BE-LEIVABLE. I've been a fan of his since snow day. This movie is one of those movies in ten years every teenager will cite as being one of their favorite films. I guarantee that. I guarantee it. Jason Prayer (mark Webber's character) will be as famous as Donnie Darko. I attended the salt lake city screening of the movie and the crowd stood up and cheered when it was over. Steve Berra will be up there with any and every serious filmmaker that ever put an eye up to the camera. If you were looking for a new classic in modern day cinema and found the good life, I'd say you hit the jackpot. JP

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