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Ten Inch Hero (2007)

An artist gets a job at a beachside sandwich shop, where she hangs out with a techie, a flirt, a rocker, a hippie, and a Wiccan.

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Storyline

Piper moves to Santa Cruz, California to go to the Institute of Art. When she was 15 she gave birth to a daughter, but had to put her up for adoption because she was too young to raise her. Years later she sees an article about a girl she thinks is her daughter, who lives in Santa Cruz, and applies for a job in a sandwich shop. As she works there she gets to know the staff. Tish is a babe, she tries to seduce every guy who comes into the shop, and she goes home with those who flirt back. Jen, a computer nerd who has a love affair online with a guy who calls himself fuzzy22. She's not as pretty as Tish and she struggles with self-confidence. And there's a crazy haired guy called Priestly; he's not like other guys and dresses different then everyone because he refuses to be "another clone". Piper's boss is a really nice guy named Trucker, who's in love with a woman who owns the store across the street. The audience goes through the sandwich shop crew's personal struggles as they help ... Written by Kine Johansen/liztothemax

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Stop by, grab a sandwich, fall in love. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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25 April 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor e Sanduiches  »

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(unrated)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jensen Ackles was originally supposed to wear extensions, because they wanted his mohawk to be nearly a foot tall. But his hair grew long enough to be spiked on its own just in time for filming. See more »

Goofs

When Noah calls Piper at work, he hears the dial tone at the end of the conversation as if she has hung up first. However, the camera switches back to Piper who is using a cord phone which would need to be hung up in order to end the call. See more »

Quotes

Tish: No way.
Jen: What?
Tish: You're still the scarlet V.
Jen: [Scoffs] So? It's nothing to be ashamed of. Is it?
Piper: No, it's not. If I had maintained, I wouldn't be in the mess I'm in now.
Tish: Yeah, yeah. Listen, it's uh, it's not really different from when you do it yourself, it just takes a lot longer.
[Jen makes a face]
Tish: Never?
Jen: You guys, I'm a computer nerd daughter of a southern Baptist minister from Wichita! I'm the worst kind of late bloomer!
Piper: You've never plucked your own banjo?
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References Punk'd (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Feeling A Moment
Written by Grant Nicholas
Performed by Feeder
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Satisfying on many levels
15 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to admit it. I feared this movie would be WB fare because of the actors involved and the many young audience members at the film festival where I saw it who seemed, shall we say, infatuated by certain actors in the film. The girl next to me said "Oh I love him" or similar comments every time the character Priestly came on. Because at film festivals cast and crew and their families and friends often turn up, I was tempted to ask her if she knew the actor, such were her expressed feelings of seeming familiarity with him. My husband, actually, had wanted to see this film which could be, at first glance, dismissed as a "chick flick". However, I was pleasantly surprised at the snappy dialog, good plot, fun characters, and genuine emotion that this film registered. I also loved the feelings of camaraderie among the main characters in the film. It is a heart warming film and I highly recommend it.


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