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Answer This! (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy | May 2011 (USA)
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Comedy set in the world of competitive bar trivia, centering around a group of frustrated academics who finally get a shot at beer, women and nerdy redemption when they enter a citywide trivia tournament.

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Paul Tarson
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James Koogly
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Izzy 'Ice' Dasselway
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Lucas Brannstrom
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Shelly
Ralph Williams ...
Dr. Elliot Tarson
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Brian Collins
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Free Hug Guy
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Beth Tarson
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Janitor
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Trivia Chant Guy (as Nick 'Gimli' Parisho)
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Young Paul
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Conservative Sarah (as Carrie Fisk)
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Stoner Chaz
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A brilliant trivia whiz, Paul Tarson (Christopher Gorham) is great at answering life's little questions, but horrible at answering the big ones. Now he and his friends will finally get a shot at beer, women and nerdy redemption when they enter the biggest challenge of their lives, a citywide pub trivia tournament. But when Paul falls for one of his students he'll find out that the little things are bigger than he bargained for and will have to make the biggest adult decision of his life! Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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Greatness is trivial. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and smoking | See all certifications »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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While Paul and Naomi are in the bounce house, Naomi is wearing socks for most of the scene. However, in stills from the scene, and in one brief shot, she is clearly barefoot. See more »

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Unsurprisingly, very predictable from the start to the finish
24 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

There are no great twists in this movie and nothing ground breaking. It's not remarkably funny, it's not extremely bad. It just is a very average blend of a growing up movie that tries to be a comedy.

The plot line follows the basic boy is stuck in life, boy meets free spirited girl, boy gets girl, boy gets a wake-up call, yada yada yada storytelling. Very easy to predict once you've been introduced to the main characters. The whole trivia thing is just an excuse to shoot in a bar and in the end is actually a pretty small part of the whole movie. There is one scene where the main character gets very philosophical in class about the concept of questioning what one reads and it's relation to creating something holy, which is actually surprisingly thought provoking (although the setting in which it is presented again is pretty cliché).

If you're into the whole "growing up in college" thing, or if you just want something where no brain power is necessary, then you might have a few enjoyable hours with this one.


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