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My Life's in Turnaround (1993)

Two Manhattan slacker dudes, best friends, want to make a movie about their lives. Splick drives a hack, Jason tends bar; each has a stuttering relationship with a down-to-earth woman. But ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Schaeffer ... Splick
Donal Lardner Ward ... Jason
Dolores McDougal Dolores McDougal ... Mother in audience
Tara Shannon Tara Shannon ... Phlegm Fatale
Bruce Taylor Bruce Taylor ... Cop
Monica Ceno Monica Ceno ... Model 1
Emma Fann Emma Fann ... Model 2
Lynn Russell Lynn Russell ... Model 3
Lisa Gerstein Lisa Gerstein ... Sarah Hershfeld
John Cray John Cray ... Cop in prison
Betsy Brody Betsy Brody ... Casey's receptionist
Casey Siemaszko ... Himself
Kirstin Burbank Kirstin Burbank ... Model in street
John Dore John Dore ... Shrink
Debra Clein Debra Clein ... Amanda
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Two Manhattan slacker dudes, best friends, want to make a movie about their lives. Splick drives a hack, Jason tends bar; each has a stuttering relationship with a down-to-earth woman. But neither has a clue how to make a movie. A friend in the industry sets up meetings for them with producers, which they blow. Things look up when Phoebe Cates and Martha Plimpton agree to star, but then they leave the city for other projects. Splick and Jason argue. Things look bleak. Will they repair their friendship? Will they reconnect to their lovers? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong language and for some explicit sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paczka See more »

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Budget:

$22,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$196,383
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Mono

Color:

Color
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Funny enough to recommend
15 May 2000 | by Tito-8See all my reviews

This forgettable yet amusing movie was a pleasant surprise, even though I can recognize that this film has some serious problems. Still, I was able to overlook the fact that the leads were annoying and that the story was pretty weak. In fact, the only reason that this movie was enjoyable was because a high number of the jokes worked. In particular, the scenes with Siemaszko, Cates, and Plimpton were very funny, but in general, this was a fun movie to watch. Worth a look.


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