Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five ... See full summary »
A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.
Having left New Hampshire over excessive demands by the locals, the cast and crew of "The Old Mill" moves their movie shoot to a small town in Vermont. However, they soon discover that The Old Mill burned down in 1960, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take her top off, and the locals aren't quite as easily conned as they appear. Written by
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In the scene after Doug Mackenzie (Clark Gregg) is bribed to drop the statutory rape case, we see Ann, John Turner White, and a State Trooper standing by a door. The Judges Clerk passes through the door and then follows the Judge as he exits the room. The Judges Clerk is played by a young John Krasinski.(in an uncredited role), who went on to fame as Jim in the American version of The Office. See more »
Near the end of the movie, a Boston Commuter Rail train appears in what is supposed to be Vermont. See more »
I'm going to rip your heart out, then I'm going to piss on your lungs through the hole in your chest! And the best to Marian...
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A complete list of this film's associate producers is available upon written request. See more »
The filmmakers who invade Vermont are patronizing, condescending and pig-headed...to the locals and to each other. Writer-director David Mamet gets in some good acerbic digs at show business and isn't afraid to make anyone and everyone look the fool. After all, it's only "just a movie" to us--to them, it's brain surgery at a cost. The cast seems to be having a great time, Alec Baldwin in particular. Philip Seymour Hoffman has never been so benign--and thats a good thing (what a nice change to see him relaxed, romantic and clean-cut). The picture isn't a barn-burner, it never crackles or builds comedic momentum like, say, "Tootsie", but it's a flip, funny, unfettered throwaway. **1/2 from ****
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