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O.K. Garage (1998)

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Two best friends, Sean and Johnny, fall in love with school teacher Rachel, whose car breaks down all the time...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Rachel
Charles Santy ... UPS Driver
... Yannick
... Louis
... Lilly (as Joe Maher)
Richard Spore ... Tow Truck Operator
... OK Garage Mechanic
... Johnny Candellano
... Chuck
... Sean
... Doorman
... Foreman
... Omar
Mark Ethan ... School Clerk
... Bill Gunter
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Goofy romance about a young man who desires a lingering romance, but shies away every time a woman gets close. His best friend is an eccentric who keeps lizards in his pocket to scare people away. The two share an aimless existence until the first man meets the second's neighbor, an inner-city school teacher whose car keeps breaking down which she keeps taking to the OK Garage, which is run by a crook who specializes in ripping off his customers. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for language, some violence and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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Sean: I need to borrow your car later
Mrs. Wiggins: Of coarse you can... So what are you gonna do?
Sean: I am going to help beat the Fu*k out of some cheat, mother. I am going to help beat the Fu*k out of him with Johnny and Rachel and Chuck, because he is a scumbag.
Mrs. Wiggins: [she looks back at him perplexed] Who's Chuck?
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Loved this movie.
13 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

A great character study, low-key, and surprisingly funny and sweet. John Turturro and Will Patton are excellent. Gemma Jones, who plays Will's character's mother, is also very good, as is Lili Taylor. But it's the sum of their performances that makes this movie worth watching.


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