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HairBrained (2013)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 31 May 2013 (USA)
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When 14-year old genius/outcast Eli Pettifog is rejected from Harvard, he ends up at Ivy League wannabe Whittman College. It's hate at first sight. At Whittman, Eli meets 41- year-old ... See full summary »

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When 14-year old genius/outcast Eli Pettifog is rejected from Harvard, he ends up at Ivy League wannabe Whittman College. It's hate at first sight. At Whittman, Eli meets 41- year-old freshman Leo Searly. Leo, a gambler whose world has imploded, has dropped out of life to enroll in college. This odd duo becomes unlikely friends. Written by Sarah Bird

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This is Eli Pettifog. He's got a score to settle, and it's going to get hairy.

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, nudity, teen smoking and drinking, and drug references | See all certifications »

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When Eli is playing pinball you can hear the sounds of an old EM pinball machine. Eli is playing Fish Tales which is a solid state machine and has full electronic sound. See more »

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best movie I've ever seen
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This is, hands down, the best movie I have ever seen. I discovered it on Netflix and watched it 4 times in one night. Over the course of a week, I have watched it another 5. I don't know what it is about this movie, but it brings a smile to my face. Alex Wolff has been one of my favorites since he was young, and seeing him grow up was amazing. His acting has improves so much. Julia always impresses me and she is so beautiful. The story line is great and I think it teaches a good lesson. It's just beautiful. Something about it resonated so well inside of me and made it life changing for me.

Now, I am off to watch it again and again. Please watch!


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