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Mystery Team -- They were kid detectives. Now they're 18 and still solving child crimes. But when The Mystery Team is challenged to crack a murder case, they see an opportunity to finally prove themselves as real detectives once and for all.
Mystery Team -- Home video trailer for this comedy


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One big case. Zero clue.
A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Directed by
Dan Eckman 
Writing credits
D.C. Pierson (screenplay) and
Donald Glover (screenplay) and
Dominic Dierkes (screenplay)

Dan Eckman (story) and
Dominic Dierkes (story) and
Donald Glover (story) and
Meggie McFadden (story) and
D.C. Pierson (story)

Produced by
Dominic Dierkes .... executive producer
Dan Eckman .... executive producer
Alexis Fish .... line producer
Donald Glover .... executive producer
Meggie McFadden .... executive producer
Meggie McFadden .... producer
D.C. Pierson .... executive producer
Original Music by
Donald Glover (original score)
Cinematography by
Austin F. Schmidt 
Film Editing by
Dan Eckman 
Casting by
Jodi Collins 
Production Design by
Lisa Myers 
Art Direction by
D.C. Pierson (supervising art director)
Costume Design by
Kristen Koenig  (as Kristen Konzet)
Makeup Department
Natalie Cora .... key hair stylist
Natalie Cora .... key makeup artist
Natalie Cora .... special makeup effects artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Patrick Huber .... first assistant director
Tay Schumaker .... second assistant director
Amy Williams .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Joe James .... property master
Nicholas Lareau .... assistant property master
Cora Paradiso .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Bob Dziemian .... sound effects editor
Lou Esposito .... sound designer (2008)
Ryan Heiferman .... sound re-recording mixer
Keith Hodne .... dialog mixer
Matthew Janson .... sound mixer
Mike McVearry .... boom operator
Pete Nenortas .... boom operator
Loui Ramon .... foley artist
Visual Effects by
Alastor Arnold .... digital intermediate colorist
Michael DeBeer .... visual effects supervisor
D.C. Pierson .... end titles (as DC Pierson)
John Schuman .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Bryce Boucher .... electrician
Mark Brochu .... best boy grip
Fletcher Burns .... grip
Andrew P. Byrd .... grip
Jason Cleary .... camera technician
Beecher Cotton .... camera operator
Jeff Eckman .... behind-the-scenes videographer
Bernard Evans .... gaffer
Tom Fitzgerald .... jib dolly grip
Joe Giroux .... electrician
Afton Grant .... Steadicam operator
Ethan Gutt .... dolly grip
Marcos Herrera .... camera intern
James Lewis .... electrician
Lucas Loureiro .... second assistant camera
Branden James Maxham .... key grip (as Brandon James Maxham)
Brandon J. Meadows .... grip
Bryant Naro .... electrician
Carson Reaves .... first assistant camera
Jeremy Rodriguez .... key grip
Robert Toth .... best boy electric
Wally Webber .... grip
Adam Wilkins .... grip
Casting Department
Jessica Rotondi .... casting assistant
John Sefel .... casting: New Hampshire
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jennifer Belkus .... additional wardrobe
Katrina Davis .... wardrobe captain
Editorial Department
Robbie Renfrow .... digital intermediate colorist
Max Wink .... assistant editor
Other crew
Nicholas Barton .... production assistant
David Beede .... production assistant
Abby Dawson .... production accountant
Jeff Eckman .... production assistant
Jeff Eckman .... set medic
Ben Heald .... production assistant
Matt Hoffman .... production assistant
Heidi May Johnson .... production coordinator
Kyle Lafleur .... production assistant
Jason Mazzarino .... production assistant
Nick Packard .... production assistant
Ryan Sartor .... production assistant
John Schuman .... armorer
David Sidorov .... production assistant
Arnold Soko .... production assistant
Jack Wojchiehowski .... production assistant
Gigi Causey .... thanks
Matt Newton .... the producers wish to thank (as Matthew Newton)

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Also Known As:
Rated R for crude sexual content, nudity, language and some drug material
97 min | USA:105 min (Sundance Film Festival)
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Australia:MA (2010) | USA:R (certificate #45503)

Did You Know?

The three members of the mystery team are part of a comedy group called DerrickComedy that were part of CollegeHumor in the late 2000s.See more »
Continuity: Near the end, just before Jason shuts off the warehouse lights, he runs out from the shelving and there is a cut and he runs out again.See more »
Jamie:There's something fishy going on down at the sardine factory! I think it's fish!See more »
Movie Connections:
References Trainspotting (1996)See more »
The StandSee more »


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13 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Derrick Comedy strikes on the big screen!, 5 December 2009
Author: priest_of_zeus from United States

This movie had what many movies today do not.

It was funny.

It was well worth my money.

It had heart.

A genuinely funny movie that had me and the rest of the theater rolling at every joke, Mystery Team is the first of what I'm sure will be many feature length films completed by Derrick Comedy. The trio of actors easily compliment each other's comical timing to the point of perfection, not to mention the very visual style it was shot. I love the camera angles and moves, and over all it keeps the energy flowing throughout the story. This movie was not made on a big budget, nor was it done in the glamor of Hollywood. This movie is a portrait of legitimate hard work and dedication that culminated into a hilarious movie. I recommend seeing Mystery Team as soon as it becomes available to you.

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