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Mr. Jealousy (1997)

Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of Lester's slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant best-selling author ... See full summary »

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Noah Baumbach

Writer:

Noah Baumbach

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Stoltz ... Lester Grimm, aka Vince
Annabella Sciorra ... Ramona Ray
Chris Eigeman ... Dashiell Frank
Carlos Jacott ... Vince, aka Leo
Marianne Jean-Baptiste ... Lucretia
Brian Kerwin ... Stephen
John Lehr ... Lint
Peter Bogdanovich ... Dr. Howard Poke
Vincent Polidoro Vincent Polidoro ... Young Lester Grimm
Yvette Brooks Grant Yvette Brooks Grant ... Paulina
Jose Soto Jose Soto ... Club Promoter
Delaine Yates ... Ariana
Nico Baumbach Nico Baumbach ... Ex-Boyfriend
Joel Kastelberg ... Curt (as Joel Castleberg)
Dean Wareham Dean Wareham ... Music Video Director
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Storyline

Lester is an occasional substitute teacher and he's very jealous. He is jealous about the last boyfriend of Lester's slightly wacky current partner Ramona - arrogant best-selling author Dashiell. Lester joins Dashiell's therapy group under an alias to find out if Dashiell still has any feelings for her. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mr. Celos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,732, 7 June 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$287,752, 19 July 1998
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

On The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance marquee that appears in the film, a quote ("a classic") is attributed to G Brown. The critic in question is Georgia Brown, famed Village Voice film critic and mother of writer/director Noah Baumbach. See more »

Goofs

Numerous occurrences. At one point, not only is the mike visible, the *boom* is visible. See more »

Quotes

Ramona: (to Lester) What would you do if I bit your face, now... suddenly?
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Crazy Credits

After the final credits Lester, Vince and Lint are shown in an additional scene in the diner. They apparently have been playing dominos and Lint is somehow offended and is packing up his set while accusing Vince of still having a 20-sided die from their D&D days. See more »

Connections

References Jules and Jim (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Via con me
Music by Paolo Conte
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A truly delightful film.
15 April 2000 | by karen-128See all my reviews

This film caught me by surprise on cable one night, and I went out and rented it again to show my friends. Eric Stoltz and Annabella Sciorra look gorgeous and have a wonderful chemistry together, and Chris Eigeman (from 'Metropolitan' and 'Barcelona') is the perfect Brett Easton Ellis-esque foil. It's rare to find a funny film about romantic jealousy, but this is it. Carlos Jacott just about steals the film with his impersonation of a British gentleman, and the rest of the cast is superb. The cinematography is sumptuous and the music is perfect. A great date movie..


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