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3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom -- Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed, and humiliated by his brother Bruce -- usually on film -- his entire life. Now that Bruce is finally off drugs and has turned his life around, things should be different. They are not.
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Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed, and humiliated by his brother Bruce -- usually on film -- his entire life. Now that Bruce is finally off drugs and has turned his life around, things should be different. They are not. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Charlie Hunnam ... Frankie

Nora Dunn ... Mom (Karen)

Sam Anderson ... Dad (Chris)

Chris O'Dowd ... Bruce

Kate Luyben ... Dharma

Chris Noth ... Jack

Lizzy Caplan ... Lassie

Whitney Cummings ... Claudia
Oliver Ham Austin ... Pig

David Marciano ... David

Sarah Rush ... Natalie
Frank Alvarez ... Cholo
Ray Chavez ... Grandfather (as Ramon 'Ray' Chavez)

Leonard Kelly-Young ... Arthur

Jordan Black ... Kip

Adam Pally ... Brandon
James Mitchell Miller ... Sydney
Sophia Curran ... Blushing Intern

Ron Perlman ... Phyllis

Justin Dray ... Guy in Park

Marcel Langenegger ... Taxi Driver

Directed by
Jordan Roberts 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jordan Roberts  screenplay

Produced by
Pavlina Hatoupis .... producer
Michael Hofacre .... associate producer
Julie Kirkham .... executive producer
Marcel Langenegger .... producer
Elliott Lewitt .... executive producer
Katayoun A. Marciano .... producer
Frank Strick .... associate producer
Original Music by
Mateo Messina  (as Matt Messina)
Cinematography by
Mattias Troelstrup 
Film Editing by
Michael Hofacre 
Casting by
Wendy O'Brien 
Production Design by
Michael Fitzgerald 
Art Direction by
Rodrigo Cabral 
Set Decoration by
Siobhan O'Brien 
Costume Design by
Ann Foley 
Makeup Department
Brittania Denison .... key makeup artist (as Brittania Perri)
Lorraine Martin .... makeup department head
Miko Nishida .... department head hairstylist
Production Management
J.B. Popplewell .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stuart B. Hagen .... second assistant director
Van Hayden .... first assistant director
Jennifer Herman .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Terra Haywood .... set dresser
Lorraine Martin .... puppet maker
Sam Widaman .... property master
Sound Department
David Bach .... sound re-recording mixer
Omar Barraza .... boom operator
Phil Barrie .... sound effects editor
Phil Barrie .... sound re-recording mixer
Sarah Bourgeois .... assistant sound editor
Kevin Faber .... boom operator
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Judah Getz .... adr mixer
Timothy D. McKeown .... dialogue editor
Matthew Sanchez .... sound mixer
Paul Tirone .... adr recordist
Koby Azarly .... stunt rigger
Bryant Burnett .... stunt rigger
Eddie Davenport .... stunt double: Chris O'Dowd
Talia K. Dillingham .... stunt double: Lizzy Caplan
Duke Jackson .... stunt double: Charlie Hunnam
Julius LeFlore .... stunt coordinator
Scott Leva .... stunt coordinator
Lou Simon .... stunt coordinator
Omid Zader .... stunt rigger
Camera and Electrical Department
Aaron Biller .... additional first assistant camera
Nicholas Bupp .... electrician
Kimberly Culotta .... electrician
David Edsall .... first assistant camera
Michael Garcia .... key grip
Martin Lerche .... gaffer
Erica Mckee .... second assistant camera
Salvador Vega .... first assistant camera
Tom Wood .... lighting technician
Adam Dorris .... camera intern (uncredited)
Casting Department
Chris Gehrt .... casting associate
Shaunessy James Quinn .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Liz Oliver .... costume assistant
Stevie Sterman .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Frederik Bokkenheuser .... colorist
Todd Kolker .... post-production supervisor
Music Department
Peter Afterman .... music supervisor
Oren Hadar .... scoring mixer
Shane Hayes .... music editor: Temp. Score
Alison Litton .... music supervisor
Joshua Winget .... supervising music editor
Transportation Department
Anastasia Levine .... transportation captain
Lauren Levine .... transportation coordinator
Raymond Martin .... driver
Other crew
Ian Allegro .... production intern
Sarah Boyce .... production intern
Tiffany Boyle .... sales executive
Erika Canchola .... production attorney
Erin Connarn .... script supervisor
Sara Correa .... production assistant
Matthew Derba .... production coordinator
Sendeu Flippin .... key set production assistant
Bryn Scott Hubbard .... assistant location manager (as Bryn Hubbard)
Marq Massengale .... production assistant (as Marques Massengale)
David McNayr .... production assistant
Tara Jean O'Brien .... location manager
Justin Papazian .... production intern
Elsa Ramo .... production and distribution legal attorney
Elsa Ramo .... production attorney
Ben Robertson .... production assistant
Scott Sheppard .... production assistant

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Also Known As:
"Frankie Go Boom" - USA (original title)
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89 min
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Oddly enough there is a character in the film named Cholo played by Frank Alvarez, a pivotal character in Charlie Hunnam's and Ron Perlman's television series Sons of Anarchy is named Marcus Alvarez played by actor Emilio Rivera.See more »
Factual errors: Pigs actually can swim.See more »
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Could Be Better, 5 December 2013
Author: Laura Barclay

This movie was pretty mediocre, but had some nice moments. I found my toes would start to curl at the pure stupidity of some of the actions the characters take: if you like slapstick sex comedies and dumb decisions, then your gonna love this movie. The interactions of the family was entertaining and casting was quite good (Charlie and Chris kinda actually look like brothers). A few plot holes and unexplained events that weren't explicit enough, but it generally made sense and was not to distracting.

Points: 2 points were given for good jokes. 2 points for sufficient characterization and plot development. 1 point for good pacing of movie. 1 point for Charlie Hunnam (hothothothot).

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