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Middle Men (2009)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  6 August 2010 (USA)
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Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.

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Wayne Beering and Buck Dolby are drugged out geniuses with lots of ideas but they can never seem to get their act together. But when they come up with the idea to create a porn site - and charge for it (the first ever site to do so), their idea may be too lucrative for them to handle. Straight-laced business man, Jack Harris, is brought in to team up with them and turn their profitable idea into a legit business. Making money in the pornography industry is pretty easy, but staying true to yourself when surrounded by that much wealth, luxury, sex, crime and temptations, is much harder. Written by napierslogs

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In 1995, music was still bought in record stores. There was a VCR in every house. And you couldn't buy anything online ... until they came along. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language, drug use and violence | See all certifications »

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6 August 2010 (USA)  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$325,641 (USA) (6 August 2010)

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$723,714 (USA) (20 August 2010)
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Hollie Winnard was the model for the posters and cover art. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie when Buck and Wayne were driving in the van with the Carl Jr's trash on the hood there was a french fry container featuring new natural cut fries that were released in the beginning of 2009, but the movie is set in 1997. See more »

Quotes

Buck Dolby: How much are we up to?
Wayne Beering: We just passed the $2000 mark half an hour ago.
Buck Dolby: That's fucking amazing!
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References Splendor in the Grass (1961) See more »

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Written by Randy 'Badazz' Alpert (as Randy C. Alpert), Deric Angelettie (as Deric Michael Angelettie), Andy Armor (as Andy W. Armer), Sean Combs (as Sean J. Combs), Ron Lawrence (as Ronald A. Lawrence) and The Notorious B.I.G. (as Christopher Wallace)
Performed by The Notorious B.I.G.
Courtesy of Bad Boy Records LLC
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Courtesy of Almo Sounds, Inc.
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Beautifully narrated Intelligent film!!
25 July 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Aah! It had been a long time since i watched a movie like this one. I heard the name of the film somewhere and i checked it out on IMDb. I felt the plot damn interesting. Its about the guys who started the first pornography web site and the consequences they faced after it. I loved the plot and i downloaded the movie right away.

This movie is something like "The Social Network". I am not comparing it with TSN, i was just telling that this film belongs to that type. It was totally interesting. This movie started off great and it never lost its pace from the beginning to the end. The narration was brilliant. The dialogues were just awesome. All the actors did a great job. I say this is one of the finest films i watched recently.

This is a great film. I had a great time watching it. This film is not for everyone but still, it is worth giving it a try.


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