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St. Vincent (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  24 October 2014 (USA)
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A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.

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Vincent is an old Vietnam vet whose stubbornly hedonistic ways have left him without money or a future. Things change when his new next-door neighbor's son, Oliver, needs a babysitter and Vince is willing enough for a fee. From that self-serving act, an unexpected friendship forms as Vincent and Oliver find so much of each other's needs through each other. As Vincent mentors Oliver in street survival and other worldly ways, Oliver begins to see more in the old man than just his foibles. When life takes a turn for the worse for Vincent, both them find the best in each other than no one around them suspects. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Love Thy Neighbor

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including sexual content, alcohol and tobacco use, and for language | See all certifications »

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St. Vincent De Van Nuys  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$109,878 (USA) (10 October 2014)

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$44,134,898 (USA) (27 February 2015)
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One of the films executive producers is Don Cheadle. He was the second actor to play James Rhodes in the Iron Man franchise. The first was Terrance Howard who also has the role of Zucko in this film. See more »

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When Oliver is walking home from school on his first day in his gym clothes after his uniform is stolen, his shoes change from being white tennis shoes in one shot to grayish white basketball shoes in another, all in the same time span. See more »

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Vincent: So this Irish guy knocks on this lady's door and says, you know, "Have you got any, uh... Any, uh... work for me?" And she says, "Um, well, you now, as a matter of fact, you could paint the porch." But two hours later, he comes back and says, "I'm finished, ma'am, but just for your information, it's not a Porsche, it's a BMW."
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Saints come marching in
30 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is a touching story. It is about a boy who befriends a crusty curmudgeon in Vincent (Bill Murray) and discovers some facts of life. But the deeper story is that family is really the friends you choose and the wide cast of misfits are brought together by a mix of circumstances and events. They are lost but then are found. The story also showcases the lost heroes of Vietnam. These veterans are dying off and as a nation we have forgotten their contributions in this senseless war. The boy is the glue to the cast and he bridges the gap from the wide differences between the characters. I would highly recommend if and is sure to conjure up a tear or too. A real good feel movie that shows how saints are everywhere, everyday, check out St. Vincent. Bill Murray is a masterful actor that becomes the character,


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