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The Do-Deca-Pentathlon -- After decades of feuding, two forty-something brothers embark on a tournament of 25 assorted games to prove which is superior, and, in the process, they find a kind of joy in life that helps them save/solve their own personal problems.
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon -- A comedy centered on two brothers who revisit a competition they created when they were kids: a homemade version of the Olympics, complete with 25 different events.
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Writers (WGA):
Jay Duplass (written by) &
Mark Duplass (written by)
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Release Date:
31 October 2015 (Uruguay) See more »
Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics. | Add synopsis »
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Slightly warped mundane ordinariness from the Duplass Bros. See more (5 total) »


  (in credits order)

Mark Kelly ... Jeremy

Steve Zissis ... Mark

Jennifer Lafleur ... Stephanie
Julie Vorus ... Alice

Brendan Robinson ... Young Mark

Noël Wells ... Stripper
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ricky Dillard ... Laser Tag employee
Elton LeBlanc ... Poker Player
Alex Lipschultz ... Poker Player
John Melvin ... Race Announcer
Brett Patron ... Poker Player
Jordan Stidham ... Young Jeremy
Reid Williams ... Hunter
Jon Dainty ... Race Spectator (uncredited)

Martyn Hale ... Young Jeremy age 16 (uncredited)
Johanna Igel ... Kate (uncredited)
Brock Patrick Kaufman ... Young Jeremy age 10 (uncredited)

Laurie Lee ... Race Spectator (uncredited)

Codie Scott ... Poker Player (uncredited)
Terry Lee Smith ... Poker Player (uncredited)

Directed by
Jay Duplass 
Mark Duplass 
Writing credits
Jay Duplass (written by) &
Mark Duplass (written by)

Produced by
Jay Duplass .... producer
Mark Duplass .... producer
Stephanie Langhoff .... producer
J.M. Logan .... associate producer
Ross Partridge .... co-producer
Josh Polon .... associate producer
Original Music by
Julian Wass 
Cinematography by
Jas Shelton 
Film Editing by
Jay Deuby 
Nat Sanders 
Costume Design by
Ross Partridge 
Marguerite Phillips 
Makeup Department
Marguerite Phillips .... makeup artist
Production Management
J.M. Logan .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ross Partridge .... first assistant director
Art Department
Ross Partridge .... set designer
Marguerite Phillips .... set designer
Sound Department
John Chalfant .... sound supervisor & re-recording mixer
Elyse Lamonde .... foley editor
Alex Lipschultz .... sound mixer
Xander Lott .... sound effects editor
David Mann .... foley artist
David Mann .... foley editor
David Mann .... sound effects editor
Erin Oakley .... dialogue editor
Laura Smith .... sound assistant
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Tod Campbell .... camera operator: "b" camera
Tom Clancey .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jay Duplass .... camera operator: "a" camera
Sasha Freedman .... camera operator: "c" camera
Ryan Steven Green .... camera operator: documentary segments
Sean Hackett .... camera assistant
Ross Partridge .... still photographer
Tom Clancey .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Philip Beckner .... digital intermediate editor (as Phil Beckner)
John Daro .... digital intermediate artist
Jon Fletcher .... associate editor
Paul Lavoie .... digital intermediate producer
Jeff Man .... editorial production assistant
Gus Comegys .... digital intermediate conform artist (uncredited)
Music Department
Marguerite Phillips .... music supervisor
Other crew
Teddy Blanks .... title designer
Stephen Ledet .... key set production assistant (as Stephen 'Darkness' Ledet)
Ginny Zissis .... caterer
Katie Aselton .... the producers wish to thank (as Katie Aselton Duplass)
Larry Blake .... the producers wish to thank
Eddie Boettner .... the producers wish to thank
Rebekah Sean Conroy .... the producers wish to thank
Warren Dern .... the producers wish to thank
Tristan Rappold Dupepe .... the producers wish to thank
Cindy Duplass .... the producers wish to thank
Jen Tracy Duplass .... the producers wish to thank
Larry Duplass .... the producers wish to thank
Lisa Fitzpatrick .... the producers wish to thank
Tave Fitzpatrick .... the producers wish to thank
Sean Hackett .... the producers wish to thank
Julie Keller .... the producers wish to thank
Boo Langhoff .... the producers wish to thank
Janice Langhoff .... the producers wish to thank
Muriel Langhoff .... the producers wish to thank
John Melvin .... the producers wish to thank
Chris Ohlson .... the producers wish to thank
Jeffrey Peterman .... the producers wish to thank
Cara Singleton .... the producers wish to thank
Elaine Stevens .... the producers wish to thank
Shelby Weiser .... the producers wish to thank
Joanne Wiles .... the producers wish to thank
Ginny Zissis .... the producers wish to thank

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Rated R for language
USA:76 min
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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Slightly warped mundane ordinariness from the Duplass Bros., 3 October 2012
Author: twilliams76 from Kansas City, MO, USA

It is the mundane, every day, ordinariness of the Duplass Brothers's (Jay and Mark) films that make them the respected indie-film directors that they are today. Their films -- Cyrus, The Puffy Chair, Baghead and Jeff, Who Lives at Home -- are all solidly grounded pieces of work in a slightly warped reality. This is the Duplass selling point ... one I have allowed myself to enjoy with each of their films (to varying degrees). It is only "slightly-warped" because 85% of their film is realistic and the film-making duo takes one element of normalcy and amplifies it beyond belief ... here they do so with two ultra-competitive brothers. While many siblings compete with one another -- the mere title of this film -- implies that that these two take it over the top with a competition of 25 events to one-up the other. We don't get to see all of them here; but the brothers compete ... much to the chagrin of the wife of one of them (the other is un-married -- Surprise!) who has set up a weekend birthday party for her husband whom her brother-in-law infiltrates and causes the steady-hubby to go rogue. There are laughs and smiles to be had here -- like all of the Duplass films -- but there are also uncomfortable moments of real-ness which make the films work on a base-line of reality. I appreciate what these guys do. They celebrate the mundane of our everyday lives but also give it a slight twist to make something a bit more interesting. The film is quite short (under an hour and a half) and I wish it had carried out a bit further ... I won't get into the why here. This isn't a movie that will win numerous awards; but it is a pleasant way to pass some time.

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