MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,527 this week

This Is Not a Test (2008)

4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 158 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 2 critic

Carl becomes so obsessed with his fear of a terrorist nuclear attack on Los Angeles that he destroys his marriage.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4085 titles
created 09 Oct 2011
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1409 titles
created 05 Jul 2012
 
a list of 1813 titles
created 11 Dec 2012
 
a list of 69 titles
created 29 Jul 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: This Is Not a Test (2008)

This Is Not a Test (2008) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of This Is Not a Test.
5 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Narrows (2008)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A 19 year old Brooklyn boy who is torn between two worlds when his photography portfolio wins him a partial scholarship to NYU. He must figure out how to balance his Italian neighborhood ... See full summary »

Director: François Velle
Stars: Kevin Zegers, Vincent D'Onofrio, Sophia Bush
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A highway patrolman stops motorists on a highway after he hears news reports of a possible nuclear attack.

Director: Fredric Gadette
Stars: Seamon Glass, Thayer Roberts, Aubrey Martin
Simple Things (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In order to secure the position of Head of Pediatrics at a top Chicago hospital, a young, highly accomplished, pediatrician agrees to spend a summer setting up a clinic in a small town in ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew C. Erin
Stars: Cameron Bancroft, Bellamy Young, Aidan Mitchell
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Donna, is on a journey toward redemption from her past. From her family's past. She's sent on a road trip from Texas to Arizona to make peace, uncover secrets, and find some understanding ... See full summary »

Director: Alyson Shelton
Stars: Rebecca Lowman, Susan Roberts, Jennifer Harlow
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A modern-day romance that follows one man's quest to find the girl of his dreams. A girl who can agree that three is company.

Director: Michael DeLorenzo
Stars: John Melendez, Bellamy Young, Jeffrey Ross
Duke (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Duke is a modern day telling of a classic western film. Dare and Roost are brothers who have been raised in a reformatory, taught to survive and conditioned to trust no one. They have moved... See full summary »

Directors: Anthony Gaudioso, James Gaudioso
Stars: Carmine Giovinazzo, Hank Harris, Lesley-Ann Brandt
Joint Body (2011)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After his ex-wife bars him from seeing their daughter, a parolee finds kinship with a troubled woman who helps him re-evaluate his life.

Director: Brian Jun
Stars: Alicia Witt, Bellamy Young, Mark Pellegrino
Larceny (2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A young man from New Jersey comes to Los Angeles to visit his slightly crazy cousin and gets mistaken for a successful New York artist.

Director: Irving Schwartz
Stars: Joshua Leonard, Andy Dick, Kate Jackson
With Me (2011)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Director: Fro Rojas
Stars: Josie Loren, Melvin Lima, Lauren Berger
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Darcy is a quirky, young bride-to-be getting ready on her wedding day. Although her friends and family outwardly support her, each has an objection to the match. Darcy's parents are already... See full summary »

Director: Kristin Holloway
Stars: Krystel Baker, Martha Boles, John Briggs
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Uri Niv
Stars: Blake Baskin, Christina Corigliano, Kristen Dalton
Picture This (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Lisa Albright
Stars: Melissa Errico, Christian Camargo, Beth Littleford
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Carl
...
Viv
...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Dr. Fred Natanz
...
Man in SUV
...
Cliff Beauchamp
...
Joseph
...
Robert Forte
Alexandra Cheron ...
Woman at the Counter
...
Rick Smyth
...
Matt Romer
...
Airport Guard
...
Wendy Romer
...
Trey
...
William
Edit

Storyline

Carl becomes so obsessed with his fear of a terrorist nuclear attack on Los Angeles that he destroys his marriage.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Marriage, It's all about survival.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 June 2008 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A cute comedy with Tom Arnold in a surprising role
14 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tom Arnold is appearing in a few indie films to bulk up his body of work. The producers of this gem were lucky enough to get him, and they've made the most of his talents by letting him play an ever-so-slightly strange LA citizen who turns to survivalism to cope with the madness of modern life.

But, of course, the movie isn't really about Tom (as himself) or his hobbies. It's about the love between Carl (Hill Harper, CSI: NY) and his wife Viv (Robinne Lee, Buffy the Vampire Slayer). And the complexity of the urban family. And the need to just vent it all some times.

The movie just works. It's a good movie to spark a conversation after a glass of wine, and a good movie to watch with friends when relaxing. There are moments of humor, and moments of gritty urban decay. It defies classification as a pure comedy, but ultimately the story will bring a smile to your face.


4 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone heard anything about this? jayles
Not real? xmidnight_show
Did anyone see this at BIFF? luckiem3
When Is This Coming Out?! rubyslippers87
News! JenniferMarie119
My review (positive) fred-636
Discuss This Is Not a Test (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?