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Careless (2007)

R | | Comedy, Mystery, Romance | 2007 (USA)
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An offbeat comedy in the style of "Bottle Rocket" and "After Hours". Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, Wiley and his best friend ... See full summary »

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Peter Spears

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Eric Laster
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Cast

Credited cast:
Giuseppe Andrews ... Young Male Addict
Craig Anton ... Officer Bill
Rachel Blanchard ... Cheryl
John Boyd ... Drunk Guy
Godfrey ... Sabio
Colin Hanks ... Wiley Roth
Simon Helberg ... Stewart
Irwin Keyes ... Woodsman Bob
David Koechner ... Lizard
Fran Kranz ... Mitch
Michael Patrick McGill ... Neighbor #1
Michael McShane ... Naked Man
Brian Posehn ... Officer Fred
Jon Prescott ... Jimmy
Michael Earl Reid ... Homeless Man
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An offbeat comedy in the style of "Bottle Rocket" and "After Hours". Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, Wiley and his best friend Mitch try to figure out the mystery of the finger, in a search across Los Angeles that brings them in contact with psychics, ineffectual police, crooked taxidermists, mysterious neighbors who might be on drugs, and a nine-fingered woman named Cheryl who might, improbably, end up being the girl of his dreams. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Palec See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Color
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The size, location, and density of the "smudge" on the back of the "Breakfast at Tiffany's" book changes from when Wiley first sees it at the sidewalk cafe to when Wiley shows it to Mitchell at his apartment. See more »

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References Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »

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Good Qirky Film
26 May 2008 | by srinathranjitSee all my reviews

An offbeat comedy in the style of "Bottle Rocket" and "After Hours".

I had my trepidations about watching this film but I am very happy that I did go and see this film.

Why? In general the cast of this film is very talented especially Colin Hanks as Wiley Roth.

Addtionally the whole plot is just so different from the reprocessed crap that usually comes out of Hollywood.

Wiley Roth(Hanks) finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, Wiley and his best friend Mitch try to figure out the mystery of the finger, in a search across Los Angeles that brings them in contact with psychics, ineffectual police, crooked taxidermists, mysterious neighbors who might be on drugs, and a nine-fingered woman named Cheryl who might, improbably, end up being the girl of his dreams.

I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to watch a generally funny and entertaining film.

A well deserved 9 out of 10


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