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Small Apartments (2012)

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A man is surrounded by strange events and odd neighbors in this adaptation of Chris Millis' novel.



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

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The address on the envelope received by Franklin Franklin is 1700 Marlton Avenue, which does not exist in Los Angeles. The Marlton Building, filming location for the apartments, had an actual street address of 4041 S. Marlton Avenue, and was part of a mixed office/retail development. It has since been demolished. See more »


The Vodka Martini the flight attendant hands to Dr. Mennox is empty. A few seconds later the glass is almost completely full, then it goes to mostly empty, and then back to full again. Shortly thereafter, the glass disappears altogether. See more »


Simone: At least I have a plan. What is your big goal? All I see is a stoner who works in a convenience store.
Tommy Balls: In a convenience-based society. I am at the center of the action.
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A Dark Comedy which is Perfectly Cast
23 February 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is amazing.

Don't let the fact that it is coming straight to DVD in many places put you off.

Each actor was perfectly cast (in my opinion)... even Johnny Knoxville who I have never rated, or really thought of as an actor, was brilliant.

Its a Dark Comedy that slowly unravels whilst keeping you on the edge of your seat the entire time before ending perfectly.

I did almost give this film 9 out of 10 but when I thought about it, I couldn't think of a single thing that would lose this film any marks.

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