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White on Rice (2009)

 -  Comedy  -  17 March 2009 (USA)
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Forty-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko,... See full summary »

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Jimmy
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Tak
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Ramona
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Tim Kim (as James Kyson-Lee)
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Bob
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Professor Berk
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Mary
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Betty
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Waiter (as David Christenson)
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Shiho
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Stephens
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Susan
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Forty-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law Tak. He thinks that if only he could get married all his problems would be solved. But when he falls head over heels for Tak's niece things only go from bad to worse. Written by white on rice

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Rated PG-13 for some violent images and sex-related humor

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$8,079 (USA) (11 September 2009)

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$68,410 (USA) (5 March 2010)
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Mary: It's still early. Do you want to get some ice cream?
Jimmy: No, I have to go home and kill myself.
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Quite funny and delightfully quirky
6 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is very funny. It started out a little slow, and the humor sometimes depends on awkwardness (which isn't my favorite type, but if you like the Office it will probably appeal to you more), but there were a lot of great one-liners that I'll probably remember and quote for a long time. The acting was very good, especially the nephew (I believe the character's name was Bob?) who was wonderfully deadpan. It's kind of like a Japanese Napoleon Dynamite, with a touch of The Office mixed in, but endearing in its own way. I would definitely recommend it to just about anyone. (Warning: there is a fair amount of comedic blood in two scenes, so if you're queasy about that look away during the obvious scenes)


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