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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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27 April 2012 (USA)  »

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The Giant Mechanical Man  »

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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

Tim: What do you do?
Janice: I sell these little plastic gorillas filled with grape juice.
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Crazy Credits

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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Useful to those who feel lost in life
14 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. Sorta low key, more of an indie vibe. If you're in any kind of transient state in your life, relationship-wise, job-wise, whatever... if you're just one of us who feels derailed... lost... pressured.... check out this movie. It's not gonna change your life but it's really enjoyable and helps with perspective. Hat's off to Jenna, great project choice and excellent execution. Well cast. Astonishingly, this movie deals with depressing issues, most likely to be viewed by depressed people, and it pulled off something that they rarely ever do, especially in the world of indie film, it doesn't make you feel depressed, not once it's concluded at least.


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