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Visioneers (2008)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi  |  2008 (USA)
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When people begin exploding from stress, George Washington Winsterhammerman tries to ignore the epidemic and live his usual life, but then he suffers his first symptom.

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Sahra
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Julieen (as James LeGros)
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Jeffers
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Rodger
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Todd
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Cindy
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Mack Luster
Anthony L. Fuller Jr. ...
Missionary #2
Joe Rosati ...
Jeffers Agent #1
Mycol Comolli ...
Jeffers Agent #2
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The Jeffers Corporation is a world success, endorsed by the U.S. President, pitching productivity and happy talk. George is a third level employee, supervising three or four others. Around the world, people are exploding as the stress of denying feelings takes its toll. The Jeffers' response: mind control. George and his wife are miserable: he's impotent with occasional fits of infantile pique. She's reading a book on happiness, trying everything. His brother, released from prison, starts of freedom-of-expression movement in George's backyard. Plus there's Charisma, a woman from Level Four who sends him paperwork - with smiley faces. Can George connect? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for some language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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George's house in the movie is Jared Drake (Director) and Brandon Drake's (Writer) parent's house. In an effort to get the movie made under any budget, the brothers chose many locations that they knew they could use for free. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Maddie: Jeffers morning, George.
[gives him the finger]
George: Jeffers morning.
[returns the finger]
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22 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm not surprised not a lot of people liked this movie, most people can't get past low budget. I did find it humorous that you found the plot difficult to understand, it is pretty straight forward about depression from living the average no excitement life. Zach Galifianankis was fantastic in this film. It was not what I was expecting, but good none the less. I'm very happy that The Hangover was such a Success, because I could not get a hold of this film until that movie came out. The DVD cover even says "With Zach Galifianankis from the Hangover". No it is not exciting, nor a movie that sparks your interest. It is a movie you have to sit down and watch by yourself or a few friends. It would be very difficult to watch at a screening or theater. You have to give the movie it's respect and time to get it, and not a lot of people are willing to do that. I have not watched Brazil or read 1984, so I'm willing to give the benefit of the doubt it is similar; but it's not like every movie released in theaters hasn't been done in one way shape or form. I appreciate the story this movie told, and I was very touched at the end. If you're not willing to spend 105 minutes with it, then you probably shouldn't bother, although the first half hour has it's funny moments that may be worth watching.


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