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Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best -- Recently dumped underachiever Alex (Ryan O'Nan) embarks on a road trip with his new bandmate. Playing a series of bizarre shows and experiencing near-disasters, Alex and Jim's persistence takes them on a true coming-of-age journey.
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best -- A failing singer-songwriter hits the road with a self-appointed music revolutionary.
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Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best -- A singer-songwriter hits the road with a self-appointed music revolutionary.
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  (in credits order)

Ryan O'Nan ... Alex

Michael Weston ... Jim

Arielle Kebbel ... Cassidy

Andrew McCarthy ... Brian

Jason Ritter ... Kyle

Wilmer Valderrama ... Jason

Christopher McDonald ... Jack

Melissa Leo ... Sarah

Jake Miller ... Jackson
Charles Chu ... Joe

Philip Ettinger ... John John

Steven Boyer ... Fibber

Charlie Hewson ... Tibber
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carolyn Barrett ... Mother
Ron Bender ... Biker Bar Patron
Christina Blithe ... Biker Chick
Teena Byrd ... Goth Groupie
Tanya Davis ... Goth Groupie
Cori Dioquino ... Frat Party Girl

Monique Dupree

Joy Gohring ... Jim's Drunk Date

Michael Hirstreet ... Goth Kid
Caleb J. Jackson ... Security

Hasina Jamal ... NYC Pedestrian
Emily Johnson ... Patron

Amber Nelson ... Smoker 1

Isaak Presley ... Bradley
Robert Rickert ... Drummer (as Bobby Rickert)
Brady Starr ... Dancer
Carl Stevens ... Band Stage Hand
Douglas Watson ... Grandpa

Jenni Wilson ... Bar Patron (as Jenni Goodman)
Matthew James Gulbranson ... Biker Dude (uncredited)

Directed by
Ryan O'Nan 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ryan O'Nan  screenplay

Produced by
Sergio Aguero .... executive producer
Eric Bannat .... associate producer
Jason Michael Berman .... producer
Sandra Berman .... executive producer
Sandy Berman .... executive producer
Christopher S. Bryson .... associate producer
Kwesi Collisson .... producer
Caroline Connor .... co-producer
Thomas B. Fore .... executive producer
Lindsay Hovel .... co-producer
Mark G. Mathis .... executive producer
Laura Mehlhaff .... co-producer
Ruth Mutch .... executive producer
Mick Partridge .... associate producer
James R. Rosenthal .... line producer
Steven Saxton .... executive producer
Michael Schiffman .... associate producer
Original Music by
Rob Simonsen 
Cinematography by
Gavin Kelly 
Film Editing by
Annette Davey 
Casting by
Jessica Kelly 
Suzanne Smith 
Production Design by
Ola Maslik 
Art Direction by
Ian Salter 
Emilia Spirito 
Costume Design by
Derek Sullivan 
Makeup Department
Sherri Bramlett .... hair department head
Liz Lash .... makeup department head
Dawn Mattocks .... hair stylist
Production Management
Eric Bannat .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christopher S. Bryson .... first assistant director
Marc Turchin .... second assistant director
Art Department
Jack Dorsey .... on-set dresser
Kelly Shaw .... set dresser
Sound Department
Sasha Awn .... dialogue editor
Patrick Christensen .... adr recordist
Rob Cooper .... sound recordist
Steve Giammaria .... dialogue editor (as Steve 'Major' Giammaria)
Chris Hall .... boom operator
Sebastian Henshaw .... foley artist
Sebastian Henshaw .... foley editor
Cory Melious .... sound re-recording mixer
Cory Melious .... supervising sound editor
Carrie Sheldon .... sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Shawn C.H. Baron .... key rigging grip
Aaron Biller .... first assistant camera
Kevin 'Vinnie' Campbell .... gaffer
Jesse Feldman .... camera operator: "a" camera
Nick Gardner .... camera operator
Maximilian Gutierrez .... cinematographer: second unit (as Max Gutierrez)
Francis Hemsley .... camera production assistant
Edward Hohman .... key grip
Mike Locke .... grip (as The Kid)
Mike Miller .... electrician
Jeremy Morrison .... digital imaging technician
Todd Norton .... rigging gaffer
Stephen Scott .... best boy electrician
Jory Sutton .... still photographer
Dave Wilkins .... best boy grip
Casting Department
Betsy Royall .... local casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Prisekin .... assistant costume designer
Emily Johnson .... costume intern (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Damian Drago .... end title designer
Jimi Patterson .... assistant editor
Music Department
Duncan Blickenstaff .... assistant to composer
Steve Giammaria .... music editor (as Steve 'Major' Giammaria)
Oren Hadar .... scoring mixer
April Kimble .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Grant Gardner .... transportation captain
Stephen Gurley .... production assistant
Other crew
Alyson Bastinelli .... production assistant
Sherrie Bradshaw .... production controller
Patrick Burn .... location manager
Caroline Connor .... production coordinator
Leah Cronican .... production assistant
Mollie A. Gallagher .... associate producer
Mike Groner .... insurance broker
Kent Hamilton .... insurance broker
Sarah Levenstein .... script supervisor
Katie Ryan .... production assistant
Rick Turner .... production assistant

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
A joy to watch, 28 January 2014
Author: Jakk 54 from Bulgaria

Truly a delightful little film. The leads gave terrific, emotionally- resonant performances.

Unlike too many mainstream comedy films, this one has subtlety, and depth of character and motivations we can all relate to.

I really enjoyed the music, too. There seems to be a trend in indie movies at the moment, for quirky, acoustic songs, and the music in this little gem adds something to the milieu.

There are touches of pathos alongside the humor. And you do find yourself rooting for the oddball heroes and heroine.

I can recommend this unreservedly if you enjoy originality, a sparky script, great performances and the road movie genre. Wonderful stuff.

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