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For a Good Time, Call... -- Former college frenemies Lauren and Katie move into a fabulous Gramercy Park apartment, and in order to make ends meet, the unlikely pair start a phone sex line together.

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Release Date:
2 November 2012 (Ireland) See more »
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Lose your hang-ups. Find your calling.
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Former college frenemies Lauren and Katie move into a fabulous Gramercy Park apartment, and in order to make ends meet, the unlikely pair start a phone sex line together. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Lauren Miller ... Lauren Powell (as Lauren Anne Miller)

James Wolk ... Charlie

Ari Graynor ... Katie Steele

Justin Long ... Jesse

Lawrence Mandley ... Henry
Eddie Geller ... Drunk Guy

Josh Ruben ... Lamp Guy

Steven Shaw ... Morty

Mimi Rogers ... Adele Powell

Don McManus ... Scott Powell

Mark Webber ... Sean

Nia Vardalos ... Rachel Rodman

Kevin Smith ... Cabbie

Sugar Lyn Beard ... Krissy

Seth Rogen ... Jerry

Ken Marino ... Harold

Martha MacIsaac ... Inmate
The Legend of Zelda Miller-Rogen ... Zelda
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Vanessa Britting ... Claire (uncredited)
Kimberly Cossette ... Pole Dancing Instructor (uncredited)

Veronika Dash ... Bridgette (uncredited)

Jennie Floyd ... Lesbian Prisoner (uncredited)

Michael Franklin ... College Student (uncredited)

Sherilyn Henderson ... Manhattan Pedestrian (uncredited)

David Kallaway ... Craigslist Mover (uncredited)

Amanda Marlon ... Hipster Bar Patron (uncredited)

Michael Medico ... James Weaver (uncredited)

Krystina Ptasinski ... Laxton Press Intern (uncredited)
Paula Vanessa ... Lola (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jamie Travis 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lauren Miller 
Katie Anne Naylon 

Produced by
Ursula Camack .... co-producer
Sam Childs .... line producer
Angela Demo .... associate producer
Ari Graynor .... executive producer
Jenny Hinkey .... producer
Josh Kesselman .... producer
Barbara J. McCarthy .... associate producer (as Barbara McCarthy)
Dan Miller .... executive producer
Daniel M. Miller .... executive producer
Daniel Matthew Miller .... executive producer
Lauren Miller .... producer
Jack Nasser .... executive producer
Joseph Nasser .... executive producer
Katie Anne Naylon .... producer
Nick Theodorakis .... post producer
Jen Weinbaum .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Swihart 
 
Cinematography by
James Laxton 
 
Film Editing by
Evan Henke 
 
Casting by
Angela Demo 
Barbara J. McCarthy  (as Barbara McCarthy)
 
Production Design by
Sue Tebbutt 
 
Art Direction by
Lucky Cardwell 
Sean Preston 
 
Set Decoration by
Sarah Sprawls 
 
Costume Design by
Maya Lieberman 
 
Makeup Department
Leslie Espinosa .... assistant hair stylist
Tamami Ito .... key hair stylist
Tara Loren .... key makeup artist
Cassie Lyons .... assistant hair stylist
Daniela Richardson .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Josh Rappaport .... post-production manager: Focus Features
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Howard Butler .... second second assistant director
Nicolas Duchemin Harvard .... first assistant director
Rico Savage .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Casey Lain Baker .... property master (as Casey Baker)
Cody Birdwell .... on-set dresser
Robin Brockway .... set dresser
Chris Axl Carlin .... art department production assistant
Lucila Caro .... buyer
Emma Choy-Brown .... production designer assistant
Brian Formo .... set dresser
Aaron Glazer .... set dresser
Alexander Hernandez .... art dog
Aaron Higgins .... assistant property master
Elyse Holloway .... art department intern
Gershom Hyldreth .... leadman
Henry Jeannerot .... art department production assistant
Jeremy Lacey .... art department intern
Barbara Lago .... art department intern
Kristine Alexandra Manalo .... art department
Tamar Michelle Reingewirtz .... art shopper
Sydney Mills .... art department coordinator
Charles Rice .... art department production assistant
Andrew Saylor .... art department production assistant (as Thor)
Samantha Schoenberg .... art department pa
Ben Shadle .... art swing
Joe Skiff .... art lead man
Jordan Watts .... art department assistant
Erick Wilczynski .... set dresser
Vincent Yague .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Ron Bedrosian .... adr mixer
Onnalee Blank .... sound re-recording mixer
Aymen Braek .... sound mixer
Toby Cohen .... sound effects editor
Paul Flinchbaugh .... assistant sound editor
Hector C. Gika .... sound effects editor (as Hector Gika)
Justin Kaupp .... adr recordist
Craig Mann .... sound re-recording mixer
James Moriana .... foley artist
Pomann Sound .... adr recordist
Branden Spencer .... supervising sound editor
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer
Brett Voss .... foley mixer
Jeffrey Wilhoit .... foley artist
 
Visual Effects by
Robert Ehrenreich .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Michael Owen .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeb Alderson .... electrician
Gregory Almond .... first assistant camera: additional photography
Andrew Dickieson .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Zac Donner .... grip
Trevor Fields .... gaffer: additional photography
Tom Fitzgerald .... first assistant camera
Jeanne Goubin .... electrician intern
Tyler Johnson-Williams .... key grip
Jay Keitel .... camera operator: "b" camera
Kiva Knight .... dolly grip
Carl Bird McLaughlin .... digital imaging technician
Bill Persaud .... gaffer
Ryan Samul .... cinematographer: additional photography
Joseph Segura .... additional focus puller
Marc-Antoine Serou .... best boy electric
Johnny Serrato .... best boy grip
Mike Street .... grip
Devon Taaffe .... second assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Matthew Avento .... casting assistant
Susan Johnston .... additional casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ashley Kemper .... costume assistant
Malia Miyashiro .... key costumer
Jill Rakovitis .... costumer
Catherine Velosa .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Alex Bickel .... colorist
Joshua Raymond Lee .... first assistant editor
Mathieu Reid .... color timer
 
Music Department
Lynn Angebrandt .... musician: cello
Ted Blaisdell .... score mixer
Brian H. Kim .... orchestrator
Amine Ramer .... music supervisor
Shie Rozow .... music editor
Andrew Tholl .... musician: violin
Michael Turner .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Derew Frutos .... driver
John Fuller .... driver
Ernesto A. Luna .... driver
Ernesto A. Luna .... transportation captain
Chris Machado .... driver
Michael Perrotti .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Gustavo F. Alcaraz .... location manager
Sarah Bello .... production assistant
Frederick Berge .... craft service
Ursula Camack .... production coordinator
Jeremey Connors .... production staff
Kelly Donelson .... production assistant
Jessica Dowdeswell .... assistant to actor
Taylor Erickson .... location manager
Paul Thomas Evers .... assistant to jamie travis
Paul Thomas Evers .... director assistant
Robin Feldman .... assistant to line producer
Patricia Fernandez .... assistant location manager: new york
Maria Teresa Garcia .... production office coordinator
Caroline Gilmore .... production assistant
Katherine Juanita Hatton .... assistant to Mr. Kesselman and Ms. Weinbaum
Jeff P. Johns .... location scout
Ken Morris .... production assistant
Dana O'Keefe .... sales agent
Joshua Shull .... location manager: new york
Wendy Sill .... production accountant
Anne Stimac .... product placement and production resources
Mike Tsucalas .... set production assistant
Matthew von Manahan .... production assistant
Katie Weinstein .... office pa
Stacey Weiser .... production controller
Aprill Winney .... script supervisor
Gregory H.C. Zobel .... locations intern
 
Thanks
Michael J. Alpert .... the producers wish to thank
Christine Coggins .... the producers wish to thank
Veronica Dash .... the producers wish to thank
Forrest Faro .... the producers wish to thank
Robert Felice .... the producers wish to thank
Nicole Holofcener .... the producers wish to thank
Anthony Katagas .... the producers wish to thank
Steve Loukas .... the producers wish to thank
Mo Stemen .... special thanks
Anne Stimac .... the producers wish to thank
 

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Rated R for strong sexual content throughout, language and some drug use
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USA:85 min | USA:88 min (unrated version)
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Certification:
Australia:MA15+ | Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Ontario) | Canada:14A (Manitoba) | Germany:16 | Ireland:16 | Netherlands:12 | New Zealand:R18 | Singapore:M18 (cut) | South Korea:18 | Sweden:15 (DVD rating) | UK:18 | USA:R

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The film was shot in 16 days.See more »
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Jesse:You're a great deal! You're like a Subway gift card!See more »
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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
It's a surprisingly intelligent film with plenty of laughs., 4 February 2013
Author: I B from Mars

A comedy about phone sex may not sound like a good idea, but For A Good Time, Call... manages to pull it off thanks to a good deal of humor and character development. Much of the humor here is raunchy but it works. It's not one of those dumb raunchy comedies. Some of the best bits happen when Lauren and Katie talk to their customers. One of them is Captain Jerry who's played by Seth Rogen, Lauren Miller's real-life husband. Miller plays proper young woman Lauren Powell. She was also one of the script writers, along with Katie Anne Naylon. They based the script on their real-life experiences as college roommates. Miller's performance is suitable and works well opposite Ari Graynor as Katie Steel. There's commitment from every actor involved but it's Graynor who steals every scene she's in. She has the best lines and she knows it. She plays her character like a pro. At first she doesn't seem appealing to the audience, but as the film progresses she becomes a rounded and likable personality. Although the story is set in the modern day the film still seems like one of those films from the early-1990s. It reminded me of Clerks (1994). A good script and a good setup make For A Good Time, Call... one of the better comedies of 2012. I recommend it.

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