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Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime | 14 April 2011 (USA)
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Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.


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Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.

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Release Date:

14 April 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Morte de Pete Smalls  »

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Box Office


$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,000, 16 April 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,000, 15 November 2011
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[first lines]
K.C.: A friend of mine became a big-shot Hollywood director. He put himself in his own movies. Big mistake. My oldest friend, Jack, teaching acting in the valley to people in refrigerator boxes. He said the idea came to him when he was locked in a public bathroom for a night. Me, I own a laundromat. My best friend has four legs and cataracts. I'd gone out to Los Angeles to change the world. And then we got hit smack in the face by something we hadn't seen coming. Fame.
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25 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

This is one of those films you hope that YOU will be the discover of. The quirky oddity you will recommend heartily to friends. Great cast. Great characters. Some pretty funny dialog. Plot... not so much. A little too convoluted.. just a bit, though. Peter Dinklage is always great. The entire cast is great. The female love interest, new to me, is really the female equivalent of what I wanted this movie to be; my secret discovery. She's lovely.The character actor, I recognize but can't name, who plays Buscemi's buddy was particularly good.

It's one of those films that could have been better but, not being an expert, I am not sure what it needs. I liked it though.

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