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Nice Guy Johnny -- Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiancée. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his nephew. Nice guy Johnny's not interested, of course, but then he meets the lovely Brooke, who challenges Johnny to make the toughest decision of is life.
Nice Guy Johnny -- Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiancée. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his nephew. Nice guy Johnny's not interested, of course, but then he meets the lovely Brooke, who challenges Johnny to make the toughest decision of is life.

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Edward Burns (written by)
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Sometimes nice guys finish first.
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Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiancée... See more » | Add synopsis »
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1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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'Blue Bloods': Vanessa Ray's mom is a show superfan
 (From Zap2It - From Inside the Box. 15 November 2013, 11:30 AM, PST)

Ed Burns, Tom Rothman headline Sundance Film Festival juries
 (From EW.com - Inside Movies. 19 December 2012, 12:35 PM, PST)

Super Shorts: Doggy Bags
 (From Tribeca Film. 21 November 2012, 12:00 AM, PST)

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Cast

 

Max Baker ... Max

Kerry Bishé ... Brooke

Edward Burns ... Uncle Terry

Matt Bush ... Johnny Rizzo

Brian Delate ... Frank

Marsha Dietlein ... Nicole

Harper Dill ... Maggie

Michele Harris ... Amy

Jay Patterson ... Dr. Meadows

Vanessa Ray ... Best Friend

Callie Thorne ... Roseanne

Anna Wood ... Claire

Directed by
Edward Burns 
 
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Edward Burns .... producer
Benjamin Cheah .... co-producer
Mike Harrop .... co-producer
Aaron Lubin .... producer
Brigette Hassan Lubin .... associate producer
Nicolas Newbold .... co-producer
William Rexer .... producer
Zak Tucker .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
P.T. Walkley 
 
Cinematography by
William Rexer 
 
Film Editing by
Janet Gaynor 
 
Casting by
Maribeth Fox 
 
Art Department
Scott Kawczynski .... titles art direction and design
 
Sound Department
Benjamin Cheah .... supervising sound editor
Eric Hirsch .... sound re-recording mixer
Jay Peck .... foley artist
Mike Poppleton .... sound effects editor
Gregg Swiatlowski .... adr recordist
Gregg Swiatlowski .... sound editor
 
Editorial Department
Gladys Murphy .... assistant editor
Zak Tucker .... colorist
 
Music Department
Ruy García .... music consultant
 
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Adam Rackoff .... special thanks
 

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At the beginning of the film, lead character "Johnny" takes an on-air call from Danville, California. This is a reference to the hometown of Edward Burns' wife Christy Turlington.See more »
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Johnny Rizzo:You're drunk...
Brooke:[Smiles] I know.
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Thoughtfully written, Beautifully Played, 7 May 2013
Author: shelemm from United States

In one early scene, Nice Guy Johnny says "I'm not really the sleep-on-the-beach kind of guy." His new found friend responds, "You could be." And in those three little words, worlds turn.

It's a beautiful moment in a gorgeous, emotional film. These three words stand for a pretty big idea: Just because you decided at one very early point the 'kind of person' you are, you really don't have to stick with that the rest of your life.

Not only does Kerry Bishé say those words so beautifully, but everything she and Matt Bush have put into their characters leads you on a touching story of hopes repressed, revealed, and let free.

Great writing by Edward Burns brought to glorious life by hard-working actors. Too bad this kind of magic doesn't happen all that often in the movies.

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