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Skills Like This (2007)

 -  Comedy  -  20 March 2009 (USA)
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Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their ... See full summary »

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Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that larceny might be his best skill. Written by Monty Miranda

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Everybody Wants to be Somebody

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$9,413 (USA) (20 March 2009)

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$62,408 (USA) (12 June 2009)
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In the Mexican restaurant Senor Burritos the walls are covered with a stylized graphic novel depiction of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Lucy: How long have you been writing poetry?
Uncle Morris: I don't know... on and off throughout my entire life. Some of us have poetry in us. Wolf Blitzer said that.
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References Point Break (1991) See more »

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Tickle It
Written by Adam Dornblum
Performed by Mocean Worker
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"All Chicks Want to Bang Bank Robbers.."
12 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Kick *** movie! Total comic ride with a huge fro and some mad skills. Just saw at Denver Film Festival with some of the Cast and Director. This film is shot with in a mod style that gives it a very energetic look and keeps the pacing moving throughout. The acting by complete unknowns (to my knowledge) was pretty amazing.

I can't get some of these classic "dumba**" lines out of my head. There are a few scenes where you are totally caught off guard and there is some true tension but pay off with the laugh or the situation. The film really never lets the viewer catch up and there are surprising turns throughout the movie. Some have called this a quirky comedy but I see it as less traditional indie style and more action comedy style with a killer soundtrack. Oh yes this film is not just pretty hilarious it makes some really cool statements about following your path.


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