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Price Check (2012)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  1 April 2014 (Belgium)
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Peter, a family man who works for a failing supermarket chain finds his life shaken up by his new boss, Susan, who starts to groom him for an executive position. Money and opportunities are within his grasp, but at what price?

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Pete Cozy
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Jim Brady
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Sara Cozy
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Henry Cozy
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Dave Scalzod
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Lila (as Amy Beth Schumer)
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Doug Cain
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Susan Felders
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Daphne's Mother
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Mrs. Raphael
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Todd Kenner
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Pete Cozy is having trouble resolving a happy marriage and family life with rising debt and a job he hates. When his new boss, Susan, a human dynamo, shows up, Pete is pulled into the maelstrom that is her life and made to work harder than he ever has before. Suddenly, money and opportunities come his way, but at what price? Written by CA

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,783 (USA) (16 November 2012)

Gross:

$6,240 (USA) (21 November 2012)
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About 4 minutes into the movie, he drives in the parking lot in a VW Passat, but he gets out of a 3 series BMW. See more »

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just as offbeat as one expects from a Parker Posey movie
5 July 2013 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Parker Posey has been one of the queens of the indies for the past two decades, and she extends this with Michael Walker's "Price Check", in which she plays a no-nonsense woman who becomes boss of a company. However, it negatively affects the home life of one of the employees.

Posey's character reminded me of her character in "The House of Yes": you grow to love them, but you'd probably be afraid to approach them. Eric Mabius's character starts out nothing like his character on "Ugly Betty", but becomes more like him. In the end, this is a movie that you truly have to appreciate: with limited resources, they made an infinitely better movie than anything that Michael Bay's ever made (as can be expected with indies). I recommend it.


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