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The Truth About Average Guys (2009)

R | | Comedy | 17 January 2009 (USA)
An insecure man has his dimwitted actor friend pose as his mentally challenged brother in order to get to know a beautiful co-worker who has a mentally challenged sister.


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Credited cast:
Jason Lewis
Jason W. Schaver ...
Troy (as Jason Schaver)
Katie Banks
Adam Breske ...
Alyssa Roehrenbeck ...
Esther Claire ...
Kimberley Hellem ...
Stacy Banks
Tony Bozzuto ...
Barry Kidd ...
Richard Renik ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Holly Barhorst ...
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An insecure man has his dimwitted actor friend pose as his mentally challenged brother in order to get to know a beautiful co-worker who has a mentally challenged sister.

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Release Date:

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$5,000 (estimated)

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(Western Electric Recording)


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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Over 100 people auditioned in Chicago for this film despite a snow storm the night before auditions (December of 2007). See more »


In the kitchen scene where Katie and Jason are discussing going out on their first "real date" the time on the microwave says 7:43 when it starts and says 7:52 when it ends. This conversation actually takes 1-2 minutes. See more »


Jason Lewis: Troy, I think I'm in love with her.
Troy: Of course you think you're in love with her. You just had sex with her.
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Referenced in S.O.L. (2011) See more »


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all i can say is wow this is bad
19 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

ya this is pretty bad. i admit i really couldn't sit through the whole thing there was allot of fastforwarding. its basically someones high school project that got on the IMDb. the premise is another recycled hackneyed idea only done poorly. if your doing a comedy on video you also have to have good actors or otherwise its like a porno without the sex and thats what we have here. the lighting is terrible on half the scenes and it looks like they reused locations that are supposed to be different locations lol. the lead girl is supposed some 'super hot babe' but shes not in anyway. some of the lines were pretty lame. i would be embarrassed to say them if i was in this. it is just a bad production in every sense and frankly im amazed it was able to get on the IMDb.

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