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When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

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Yoel (as Robert Michael McClure)
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Storyline

Based on the comic book series "The Brass Teapot" about mid-twenty year old couple who, in these difficult economic times, finds a mysterious, magical brass teapot which makes them money but at a surprising price. After realizing the teapots powers, John and Alice must decide how far they will go to fulfill their dream. Written by Anonymous

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No Pain. No Gain.


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Rated R for violence, some sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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15 April 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor por conveniencia  »

Box Office

Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,468 (USA) (5 April 2013)

Gross:

$6,643 (USA) (12 April 2013)
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Trivia

Ramaa Mosley first learned about Tim Macy after typing "best Short Story" on google. The two later met online and decided to make the short story that was to be "The Brass Teapot" into a comic book before adapting it to film. See more »

Goofs

During the continuation of the "psychological warfare" sequence in the kitchen, the reflective edge of the table reveals the feet of the crew. See more »

Quotes

Alice: Why would I want an organism growing exponentially inside of my body and then ripping its way out of my tight, sweet, fresh, young, undamaged v-a-g-i-n-a?
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Version of The Brass Teapot (2007) See more »

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Burrito Incognito #1
Written and Performed by The Amoeba People
Courtesy of M51 Records
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A gift from the gods?
8 November 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

A bizarre, unique comedy about a down-on-their-luck couple who discover a stolen brass teapot has magical powers: whenever one of them is hurt, the teapot gives them cash. So they go on a campaign of self-inflicted injury to get rich. But eventually they must decide how far they're willing to take things.

This is definitely a different movie. Michael Angarano is likable and Juno Temple makes any movie better just by being in it. It starts off strong but loses a little steam once it gets into the teapot's mystery and the different people trying to take it. Then it gets ugly and it's just not much fun anymore. It's a shame because it could have been great. Still, it's watchable and it ends nicely after a long rough patch.


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