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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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Kärlek i Detroit  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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

Janice: [to Zoo Patron] Hey! Don't punch the monkey!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits have finished there is a bonus scene from a Doug seminar where he compares the span of a conversation to the 4 quarters of American Football. See more »

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References Three's Company (1977) See more »

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I've Got A Problem
Written by Rich Ragsdale & Lee Kirk
Performed by Lee Kirk, Rich Ragsdale, Peter Simon, Matt Oloffson, Holly Marilyn
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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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