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I Melt with You -- When four 40-something college friends meet up for their annual reunion, things start to spiral out of control, and a pact they made as young men is revisited.
I Melt with You -- When four 40-something college friends meet up for their annual reunion, things start to spiral out of control, and a pact they made as young men is revisited.


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When life hammers you, get smashed.
When four 40-something college friends meet up for their annual reunion, things start to spiral out of control, and a pact they made as young men is revisited. | Full synopsis »
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Amazing film! Haunting and vivid. See more (60 total) »


  (in credits order)

Thomas Jane ... Richard

Jeremy Piven ... Ron

Rob Lowe ... Jonathan

Christian McKay ... Tim

Carla Gugino ... Officer Boyde

Tom Bower ... Captain Bob

Arielle Kebbel ... Randi

Zander Eckhouse ... Jonah

Abhi Sinha ... Ryan

Sasha Grey ... Raven

Joe Reegan ... Cole

August Emerson ... Ethan

Rebecca Creskoff ... Amanda

Melora Hardin ... Jane
Anthony Newfield ... Restaurant Manager
Tom Donald ... Choking Old Man

Emma Friedman ... Old Man's Daughter

David Lowe ... Officer Stevens
Michael Joseph Stevens ... Stevis
Ryan Harry ... Pool Player #1

Alex Solowitz ... Pool Player #2

Ben Good ... Pool Player #3

Natalija Nogulich ... Patient (as Natalia Nogulich)

Niko Nicotera ... Bartender (as Nico Nicotera)
Ronnie Rubalcaba ... Javier

Shane Roney ... Miles

Victoria Bruno ... Carrie

Dani Fish ... Jody
Isabella Pellington ... Carlie

Directed by
Mark Pellington 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mark Pellington  story
Glenn Porter  story
Glenn Porter  written by

Produced by
Michael Cowan .... executive producer
Rob Cowan .... producer
Aaron L. Gilbert .... executive producer
Thomas Jane .... executive producer
Liah Kim .... co-producer
Neil LaBute .... executive producer
Heidi Levitt .... executive producer
Rob Lowe .... executive producer
Sean O'Kelly .... executive producer
Mark Pellington .... producer
Jason Piette .... executive producer
Glenn Porter .... executive producer
O'Shea Read .... associate producer
Norman Reiss .... producer
Liza Richardson .... executive producer
Matt Sakatani Roe .... associate producer (as Matt Roe)
Rod Smith .... associate producer
Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz .... associate producer
William Santor .... executive producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
tomandandy  (as Tom and Andy)
Cinematography by
Eric Schmidt (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Don Broida 
Casting by
Heidi Levitt 
Production Design by
Ian Sebastian Kasnoff 
Art Direction by
Jordan Guzzardo 
Set Decoration by
Heidi Strykiewicz 
Costume Design by
Patia Prouty 
Makeup Department
Rob Berkoff .... makeup artist
Vanessa Bianchini .... makeup intern
Kristina Duff .... additional makeup artist (as Christina Duff)
Jonathan Flores .... hair stylist (as John Flores)
Brigitte Hennech .... makeup department head
Wendy Holz .... additional makeup artist
Production Management
Liah Kim .... unit production manager
O'Shea Read .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joe Roddey .... second assistant director
Rod Smith .... first assistant director
Art Department
Timothy Bradstreet .... graphic designer (as Tim Broadstreet)
Carrie I. Dodd .... art production assistant
Ashley Eakin .... set dresser
Michael Emami .... property master
Jordan Guzzardo .... prop assistant
Dillon Holst .... art production assistant
Tim Lowman .... graphic designer
Justin Sternberg .... greensman
Eric Wendel .... set dresser (as Eric S. Wendel)
Ana Zavala .... set dresser (as Ana Sophia Zavala)
Michael Emami .... set dresser (uncredited)
Sound Department
John Avarese .... sound designer
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist (as Greg Barbanell)
Bastien Benkhelil .... foley artist
Henri Benkhelil .... foley mixer
Onnalee Blank .... sound designer
Onnalee Blank .... supervising sound editor
Jason Brooks .... boom operator
Timothy A. Cleveland .... sound effects editor (as Tim Cleveland)
Andy D'Addario .... assistant sound supervisor (as Andrew D'Addarrio)
Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor (as Paul Diller)
James Doser .... adr mixer
Alexandra Fehrman .... sound effects editor (as Alex Fehrman)
Stanley Kastner .... sound re-recording mixer (as Stan Kastner)
Charlie Kolander .... dialogue editor
Brandon Loulias .... sound recordist
Verna Mandel .... assistant sound effects editor
John Matter .... assistant sound editor
David Padilla .... assistant sound editor
Dan Quitana .... boom operator
Mark Relyea .... adr editor
James Ridgley .... sound mixer
Miles Rifkin .... assistant sound designer
Geordy Sincavage .... foley mixer
Shane Smith .... recordist
Visual Effects by
Stefan Bredereck .... visual effects artist: Eden FX
Craig Edwards .... visual effects artist: Eden FX
Erin Kanoa .... visual effects artist: Eden FX
Jeffrey I. Kaplan .... visual effects artist: Eden FX (as Jeff Kaplan)
G. Peter King .... utility stunts (as George Peter King)
Norman Reiss .... stunt double
Con Schell .... stunt coordinator/stunt double: thomas jane
Tony Snegoff .... utility stunts
Kym Stys .... stunt double: Gina Gugino
Brad Dirk Martin .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Luke Barger .... best boy grip
Ira Boyd .... gaffer
Bryan G. Haigh .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Bryan Haigh)
David Kamatoy .... videographer: behind the scenes
Andrew Laboy .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Nick Lombardi .... second assistant camera
Steve Mick .... aerial cinematographer
Hernan Otaño .... camera operator (as Hernan Otano)
Brian Owens .... assistant videographer: behind the scenes
Steven Piet .... digital imaging technician: second unit and aerials
John Pingry .... camera operator
Matt Sakatani Roe .... director of photography: second unit (as Matt Roe)
Pedro Rojas .... best boy electric
Billy Witherington .... key grip
Brad Dirk Martin .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Alex Christopoulos .... casting assistant
Lyla Englehorn .... local casting
Lauren Fernandes .... casting associate
David Lowe .... casting intern
Michael Sanford .... casting associate
Sarah Kliban .... location casting (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Leslie Sungail .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Marcelo Aprile .... digital intermediate producer
Cory Berendzen .... digital intermediate colorist assistant
Emily Chiu .... first assistant editor
Michael Lafuente .... digital intermediate technical director
Beau Leon .... colorist
Nathaniel Park .... editor: special sequences (uncredited)
Music Department
John Avarese .... composer: additional music
Onnalee Blank .... composer: additional music
Dina Juntila .... music consultant
Greg Morgenstein .... additional music scoring mixer
Liza Richardson .... music supervisor
Julie Sessing .... music clearance
Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz .... music editor
Cody Wood .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Other crew
Alex Apple .... location manager: Los Angeles
Eric Austin .... pilot: helicam
Kyle Cooper .... title designer
Robert DeBakey .... key set production assistant (as Rob DeBakey)
Patricia A. Fullerton .... script supervisor (as Patricia Fullerton)
Kirisa Gavrin .... production coordinator
Brad Dirk Martin .... set production assistant
Wanda Millberry .... craft service
Dave Moorer .... set medic (as David Moorer)
Ryan Nelson .... set production assistant
Peter Newfield .... location manager: Big Sur
Peter Newfield .... location scout: Big Sur
Kalan Ray .... set production assistant
Jill Shinefield .... archival research and clearances
Lauren Sofair .... set production assistant
Todd Stone .... set production assistant
Isaac Thomas .... set medic
Sara Thomas .... set medic
Alan Vasquez .... set production assistant
Sandra Vasquez .... craft service
David Braithwaite .... assistant: Sean O'Kelly (uncredited)
Norina Mackey .... transcriber (uncredited)
Mariah Sayer .... assistant: Michael Cowan (uncredited)
Karen Lucey .... thanks
Bridget Smith .... thanks
Steven Soderbergh .... thanks

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Rated R for pervasive drug use and language, some violence and sexual content.
122 min | USA:129 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Captain Bob:So, this is a reunion, huh?
Tim:We all went to college together. Johnathan and Richard have known each other since grade school. We meet every year, somewhere.
Captain Bob:It's nice, it's nice... It's good to catch up.
Tim:Sure is.
Captain Bob:I left school when I was 14. Sea kept me moving so I never had any reunions. Except with my wife after long fishing trips. She died 11 years ago. Cancer. So I spent most of my days out here, just drifting around trying to figure things out. I realized I was lucky to have felt something that looked or smelled... or resembled real love. Most folks never taste that.
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42 out of 60 people found the following review useful.
Amazing film! Haunting and vivid., 14 December 2011
Author: reznor2112 from United States

I am very surprised to see so many bad reviews. I first wanted to see this film because of the cast and I am an independent filmmaker that enjoys the oddball films.

What I loved most about this was the soundtrack mixed with this ever depressing plot. This film is Alexander Payne on cocaine. Yes it is depressing but so are legendary film such as Trainspotting.

Much like Trainspotting and the amazing Director Danny Boyle, this film has some of the most beautiful photography around. Weird and crazy, mostly out of focus and shaky/abnormal shot help portray the chaos of this film.

If you honestly sit and watch this film for what it is (an experiment to dive into the soul and inner thoughts of middle-aged men) and not the next Hollywood Blockbuster then I think people may enjoy it more.

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