The Brass Teapot (2012)

R  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller  |  15 April 2013 (USA)
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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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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.

Director: Ramaa Mosley
Stars: Traci Dinwiddie, Ben Weber, Lilyan Chauvin


Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Park ...
Dr. Ling (as Stephen Park)
Michael Delaney ...
Mr. Tutor
Tara Copeland ...
Mrs. Tutor
Bob McClure ...
Yoel (as Robert Michael McClure)


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.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

15 April 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor por conveniencia  »

Box Office


$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The video game John plays is Saints Row 3. See more »


When John and Alice are in the library, Alice rips a page out of the "Magical Objects and Potions" book while John is distracted. He then begins to read about some dangers of the teapot on the lower right edge of the right-side page. Turning the page he cannot keep reading because the next page had been removed. In reality, the continuation would have been on the upper-left back side of the page he turned, which was clearly full of text. See more »


Ricky: So, what sort of dog do you two have? I heard him howling last night, sounds like a big fellow.
John: Oh, we don't have a dog. That was just some really violent sex.
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Version of The Brass Teapot (2007) See more »


Two Ways Out
Written by Rob Barbato
Performed by Darker My Love Courtesy of Dangerbird Records
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Excellent comedy, truly original film, not 'just another movie'
8 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this movie. It has an original plot and it isn't over done. Juno Temple was wonderful, and although I'm not normally a film buff, I was so impressed with this film that I couldn't help but put a review in.

The plot was so unique, and included enough history that you really start to wonder...

A great dark comedy - it's not a stupid comedy, it can really make you think. How far would YOU go? What would YOU do if you had possession of the teapot? If a movie can make you think - actually think about what you'd do - it's a successful film, in my opinion.

Great film - great cast! This is one I'll purchase to keep in my home to watch again!

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