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In a World... (2013)

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An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.

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An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voiceover star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation. Written by Anonymous

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Speak up and let your voice be heard.

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Rated R for language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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13 September 2013 (UK)  »

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A Voz de uma Geração  »

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$70,541 (USA) (9 August 2013)

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$2,962,542 (USA) (29 November 2013)
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Trivia

According to Lake Bell, there are few notable film trailers that have employed female voice-over talent. See more »

Goofs

Moe's headphones are backwards in one shot, but on correctly in the next. See more »

Quotes

Stacy: [high-pitched squeaky voice] Do you know where I can get a smoothie around here?
Carol: [raises her voice to mimic the "sexy baby" pitch] I don't know where you'd get a smoothie around here at all. I'm so sorry!
Stacy: Oh... okay, thanks so much!
Carol: Yeah, no worries!
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, clips of TV commercials for the GEICO insurance company with Don Lafontaine on-camera are featured. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.206 (2013) See more »

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Word Up!
Written by Larry Blackmon (as Lawrence Ernest Black) and Tomi Jenkins (as Thomas Michael Jenkins)
Performed by Cameo
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Delightful look at being a woman in a Hollywood support business
22 October 2014 | by (North Dakota, USA) – See all my reviews

As I watched this story about the voice-over community, I remembered a saying about academia, "The competition and politics are so fierce because there is so little to fight over." For most of us, voice-overs are background noise, but they are a life for the people who do them. I love how well Lake Bell uses this disparity to tell the stories of several of the key players, their support systems, and their families. It's also laugh-out-loud funny because Bell and her talented cast have created interesting characters who can bring the comedy without being stereotypes. (Well, actually there are two stereotypes, but they are deliberate and Shakespearean, if one remembers who Shakespeare wrote his plays to amuse.) I recommend the movie not just because it creates an amusing glance into a different world, but also because it does have something serious to say about women in Hollywood. Kudos to a filmmaker who can teach a gentle lesson so pleasantly, with such fun and good humor.


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