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A Poor Kid's Guide to Success (2007)

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Michael Maerd is leaving his torrid past and moving to Beverly Hills, home to the rich, talented and successful. Sometimes to achieve a dream, you have to chase it until you lose control.

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Michael Maerd
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Nicole
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Lisa Maerd (as Olivia D'Abo)
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Justin Wynn
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Brenda
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Elizabeth Maerd
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Antonio
Kerry Song ...
Strawberry Blonde
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Jeremy Bradly
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Connor Hansen
Jeff Weiss ...
Alan Splicer
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Escalante
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Peter Turner
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Michael Maerd, rough town Jersey raised, high school kick out - somehow left and made it to college, Florida State University, where he graduated with two degrees. This movie is about him leaving college and entering unknowingly into the movie business...working for one of the most powerful agencies in the world where he will hone skills he never knew he had. The struggle: To stay true to who he is/where he's from and still make "it" - truly "A Poor Kid's Guide To Success". Written by Anonymous

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It's a movie about not wanting to wear a suit or a uniform. See more »


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$10,000 (estimated)
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This film was shot on the weekends throughout the course of a year [1997]. See more »

Quotes

Justin Wynn: Where you from?
Michael Maerd: Jersey. You?
Justin Wynn: D.C. My cousin is a client here. I'll get on a desk fast. It'll only take a year for me to be an agent.
Michael Maerd: What about the rest of us?
Justin Wynn: If they like you and you don't fuck up on a board member's desk - three or four years.
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31 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was browsing the net just looking for stuff, you know anything and on one of those days... I wasn't even looking for media to watch. Actually, I haven't seen an independent film in years. I don't watch my TV either because everything is predictable and blah, blah, blah.

Well, I stumbled across this movie and right from the start it captivated me. I was really involved and was routing for the main character all the way. The ending also surprised me and therefore it is considered in my view a very good movie. I really would like to see a part 2 soon and I hope these people get funding for more.

I hate predictable movies! This movie was really good! Therefore, Igive this movie a 10+ out of 10.


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