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The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  27 April 2012 (USA)
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An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

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An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content and brief strong language

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Kärlek i Detroit  »

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$2,831 (USA) (4 May 2012)

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$5,360 (USA) (4 May 2012)
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Goofs

When Janice's sister and brother-in-law are leaving the restaurant on the double-date, Janice's brother-in-law accidentally leaves with a dinner napkin under his coat. See more »

Quotes

Doug: Hey, if I wanted to kiss you, I would say, "I want to kiss you." Simple. Just like that.
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In the first section of the final credits, there are short scenes that are the natural follow-up for the film's story. See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.141 (2012) See more »

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Meeting People
Written by Eaon Burnsfury
Performed by Dios Malos
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The sweetest Rom-Com I've seen all year...!
30 October 2012 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

What is wrong with IMDb people? How can this movie have such a low rating? Out of all the Rom-Coms I've seen this year, this is by far the sweetest and perhaps the only one with genuine, believable characters. I mean, who among us hasn't felt at some point in life like they're lost, like they haven't got it all figured out, like they are still struggling. They feel confused at not having the same goals that give other people a sense of achievement and not being able to conform to society's definition of success. The story is pretty straight-forward and centers around real and ordinary people. Jenna Fischer is sweet and personable as the female lead, Topher grace is hilarious as the obnoxious author who won't stop bragging about his book, and I actually have a younger sister akin to Malin Akerman's character of the over-bearing know-it-all sibling. She thinks just cuz' she got married first, she has the right to dish advice on every conceivable topic....(smiley face) As for Chris Messina, well, it's the quiet moments where his character broods and mulls that speak volumes, and the soundtrack suits the mood of the film just right. I loved the lead pair and I loved this movie. Go watch it if you wish to enjoy an hour and a half of some winsome and delightful drama!


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