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The Brass Teapot (2012)

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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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Michael Delaney ...
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Yoel (as Robert Michael McClure)

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Based on the comic book series "The Brass Teapot" about a 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 teapot's power, 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  »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$6,643 (USA) (12 April 2013)
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The video game John plays is Saints Row 3. See more »

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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

John: Baby, just tell me what the hell happened?
Alice: I fell down the stairs.
John: We don't have stairs.
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Version of The Brass Teapot (2007) See more »

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Shoot It Up
Written and Performed by The Amoeba People
Courtesy of M51 Records
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Greed and Regret
8 December 2013 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Alice (Juno Temple) and John Macy (Michael Angarano) is a young couple that is facing economical difficulties. John is a loser that has been working as salesman in a lousy job in order that Alice concludes the college. However, the ambitious Alice aims a top position and cannot find a job. When John is fired from his job, he has a car accident with Alice on the road in front of an antique house. Alice sees a brass teapot and steals it. Soon she discovers that the teapot is magic and makes money whenever they hurt themselves. The couple is visited by Dr. Ling (Stephen Park) that tells that they should give up of the teapot; otherwise they will be destroyed by the evil power. But the greedy Alice does not want to stop and reaches a next level of meanness.

"The Brass Teapot" is a dark comedy of one joke, a young ordinary couple in love with each other that hurts each other to make money. The story has funny moments, the sexy Juno Tempo shows off most of the time but the plot could have a message against greed and how far a person would go for money. Anyway this movie entertains in a Sunday afternoon. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Loucos por Dinheiro" ("Crazy for Money")


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