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The Low Life (1995)

R | | Drama | 12 July 1996 (USA)
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John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years have passed since and all he has to show for are a menial job, unpaid bills and airhead friends and he's getting sick of it all. Is there a way out of this downward spiral?
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... John
... Andrew
... Bevan
... Chad
... Leonard
... Suzie
... Mike, Jr. (as James LeGros)
... Mike Sr
... 'Little Tramp' Woman
... Hollywood Mogul
Brent J. Williams ... Uncle Darr
... Louis
Angel Aviles ... Latina Girlfriend
... Matthew Greenberg
... Craig
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John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years have passed since and all he has to show for are a menial job, unpaid bills and airhead friends and he's getting sick of it all. Is there a way out of this downward spiral?

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Rated R for language, sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »
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12 July 1996 (USA)  »

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Both Rory Cochrane and Renee Zellweger are in Dazed and Confused. See more »

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John: How does a single crappy novel, by some Jackie Collins type, outsell all the books ever written by Hemingway, Faulkner, Salinger combined?
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Ride My Bike
Written by James Gunn, Mike Meitner, Jim Lang, and Dino English
Performed by The Icons
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A little sleeper that wakes you up
16 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

Fine performances and a believable story revolve around a Yale graduate who is stuck in a rut of temp jobs. His bland friends can't help him get on his feet but a strange new roommate whom he thinks he can't stand actually brings out the life that he has pent up inside. At first glance this film may seem slow, a bit dark, and even depressing, but when examined as a whole after completion it really is a little slice of art with stand out performances from Cochrane, Sedgwick, and Astin.


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