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Kicking the Dog -- Twelve friends bond over parties and sex one summer
Kicking the Dog -- While trying to make life altering decisions as their college careers come to an end, a group of old friends spend their time discussing nipples and wieners, poking boobs and impressing their younger friends while having the time of their lives.

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Twelve Friends, One Great Summer, Soon They Will Be Legends
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Twelve friends spend one last great summer together, partying and reminiscing, ultimately realizing they will soon go their separate ways in life. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Truly Funny With Unique Look at an Tired Genre See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Carl T. Evans ... Matt

Elizabeth Schmidt ... Julie

Jarrod Pistilli ... Satchem

Joe Spellman ... Ronald
Scott Laska ... Josh

Vedette Lim ... Erin
Michael O'Grady Moriarty ... Robbie

Laura Bach ... Trish

Jessica Jolly ... Amy
Brendan Wynne ... Chubby Kid
Simone Stout ... Jen
Helen Green ... Angie
B.J. Riggins ... Julie's Mom
David M. Francis ... Amy's Impotent Boyfriend
Dawn Lammey ... Handsome Girl Who Won't Trade Panties
Abbey Showalter ... Easy Girl
April Gallagher ... Easier Girl
Hope Lammey ... Girl Who Trades Panties to Save $5
Leigh Earnshaw III ... Drunk Guy
Chris Schneider ... Sugar Bubbles
Justin Bilyeu ... Party Guy
Mike Damanskis ... Bigger Party Guy
Jonathan Stern ... Guy at Keg

Daniel Watchulonis ... Husky Girl's Father
Ike Davis ... Himself
Mark Wright ... Whiskey Neck
Matt Wright ... All Night Matt Wright
Tim Arndt ... Donald Hall
Kristen Lawrence ... Butt-Grabbed Girl
Joclyn Ott ... Tighty-Whitey Girl
Megan Wilson ... Girl with Big Ol' Rack
Lorianne Dye ... Dream Girl
Elizabeth Shin ... Dream Girl's Friend
Charles Green ... Lucky Little Fella (as Charles 'Chuck Love' Green)
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Directed by
Randy Scooter Lammey 
 
Writing credits
Randy Scooter Lammey (writer)

Produced by
Randy Scooter Lammey .... producer
John Lutz .... associate producer
Malachi McGlone .... producer
David Shoshan .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Daniel Watchulonis (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Randy Scooter Lammey 
 
Casting by
Randy Scooter Lammey 
 
Makeup Department
Justin Bilyeu .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Clara Benice .... second assistant director
David M. Francis .... assistant director
John Welch .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
John Paul Endicott .... boom operator
Justin Gray .... sound mixer
Oak Porcelli .... boom operator
Andre Strumer .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Benjamin Goldstein .... assistant camera
Alex Maslow .... key grip
Daniel D. Sariano .... assistant camera
Jonathan Stern .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Tommy Avallone .... additional casting
Ike Davis .... casting assistant
April Gallagher .... casting assistant
Shannon Gannon .... casting assistant
Dawn Lammey .... casting assistant
Mike Van Zandt .... casting assistant
 
Transportation Department
Dawn Lammey .... driver
Hope Lammey .... driver
 
Other crew
Mike Damanskis .... production assistant
Lee Davis .... script supervisor
 
Thanks
Randall Lammey Sr. .... very special thanks
Mary Ellen Lammey .... very special thanks
Daniel Watchulonis .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for pervasive sexual content, language and some teen drinking
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USA:91 min
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Stereo (RCA Sound System)
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Trivia:
A sign that reads "No DOGS ALLOWED" hangs above Satchem's bed.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The character of Matt wears two different styles of pants during the second evening in the movie. When he's in the bedroom with the first girl, he's wearing "warmup" pants that button down the side, which he rips off. Later, when he's in the bedroom with the second girl, he's wearing button-fly jeans, which he rips off.See more »
Quotes:
Ronald:I love nipples and wieners... uh, I mean, I love nipples.See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Truly Funny With Unique Look at an Tired Genre, 13 October 2011
Author: carpenterleon48 from United States

The teen sex genre has been tired since everyone decided to rip off American Pie in the late 90s/easrly 00s. So it's refreshing when a movie comes along that somewhat re-writes the style - and it's actually funnier than most teen comedies - and I dare to say that it will appeal to a wider audience range - meaning from 14 to 40. What it lacks in plot it more than makes up for in laughs.

What we have is a group of friends who have just graduated college and are hanging out at a friends house. I don't know where the parents are at for what seems like 2-3 weeks, but it doesn't really matter. Unlike previous movies in this genre, these guys aren't desperately trying to have sex to lose their virginity - they're just acting like 22 year olds. They want sex, want to get drunk, want to have fun and want to hang out with their friends. And their conversations about life is so perfect and non-stop that you feel like you've been there.

The main story is that the lead actress (elizabeth schimdt is very good and offers an emotional aspect that offsets the boob jokes) is going to graduate school across country while her boyfriend declines a job offer to stay with her, not realizing she's leaving. He feels betrayed and she's confused. She carries these scenes, which saves this underdeveloped plot line. There is also some minor plot lines with some young eye candy as well as some innocent geeks - one of which steals every scene - sometimes with his words and other times with simple expressions.

It only slows a couple times, and never for long. The conversations and jokes come at you as fast as any movie - and much faster than any teen comedy - which makes up for the lack of a great plot (but tell me, how many teen comedies have a great plot) and the fact that too much of the movie is in 1 location. That may be my biggest complaint, I understand it was low budget, but 2 more locations could have made this movie, as they say at the end, "LEGENDARY!" I guess the haters just don't get it. I don't know how. I think of the scenes and just laugh.

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