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The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)

PG-13 | | 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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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

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

Jenna Fischer and the director Lee Kirk are married. See more »

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: I once had a wool sweater. It was really itchy. I almost wore it when I was flying to London in first class for a book signing. I'm an author.
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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 »

Connections

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

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You Got Me All Wrong
Written by Miguel Mendez & Joel Jerome
Performed by Dios Malos
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What a surprise!
10 March 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie really is a true gem, and as others have said, hasn't received the credit it should have.I really liked that it was more drama than comedy, as so many rom-com's these days come across as being silly and not believable. The characters are genuine and relatable, and it leaves you feeling good without to much "mush". I found that it reminded me of some of the John Hughes classics from the 80's, mainly Valley Girl, which also deals with trying to find your place when you feel like you don't quite fit in to the mold, and how others expectations of you don't help in the struggle..If you loved this movie I can recommend Valley Girl as one to watch. It's another movie that didn't get the credit it deserved and stars a young Nic Cage.. I'll be keeping an eye out for more movies this writer has done. Im sure this one will end up being viewed as a classic in years to come :)


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