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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

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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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Trivia

Jenna Fischer (Janice) guest starred on That 70s Show in which Topher Grace (Doug) stars in. 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

Pauline: I never believed in you, Tim. I just thought you were charming.
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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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Our Bleeding Hearts
Written by Rachel Stolte & Solon Bixler
Performed by Great Northern
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But I NEVER do that!
24 February 2013 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

Lee Kirk --

Your movie made me cry ...

Realizing the significance of the powerful and positive impact that taking the time to "stop and smell the roses" (sorry) can deliver to ones very psyche seems to be unknown, forever lost or perhaps, just ignored by many of us. How did this happen? What factors perpetuate this selfish, though possibly mutually beneficial simple act of awareness? Beats me. Maybe such "numbness" is simply a symptom of that insidious disease commonly known as The Dumbing Down Of America. Don't we all want to understand and to be understood? I do. So,I try.

Of course, these questions weren't answered in The Giant Mechanical Man, but I've never seen a movie come closer to clearly illustrating those truths. This beautifully written, acted and photographed film is a gem!

See it. See it without wearing your critic's eyeglasses...shields down! If you do, you'll be rewarded

THANK YOU!


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