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With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find... See more »

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  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 28 wins & 55 nominations.
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Enid
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Rebecca
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Seymour
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Josh
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Roberta Allsworth
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Enid's Dad
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Dana
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Norman
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Doug
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Joe
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Melora
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Sidewinder Boss
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John Ellis
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Graduation Speaker
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Todd
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Weird Al
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Vanilla - Graduation Rapper
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Jade - Graduation Rapper
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Ebony - Graduation Rapper
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Margaret - Art Class
Chachi Pittman ...
Phillip - Art Class
Janece Jordan ...
Black Girl - Art Class
Kaileigh Brielle Martin ...
Snotty Girl - Art Class (as Kaileigh Martin)
Alexander Fors ...
Hippy Boy - Art Class
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Jerome, the Angry Guy - Record Collector
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Steven, the Asian Guy - Record Collector
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Paul, the Fussy Guy - Record Collector
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Gerrold, the Pushy Guy - Record Collector
J.J. Bad Boy Jones ...
Fred Chatman - Blues Club (as J.J. 'Bad Boy' Jones)
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Red-Haired Girl - Blues Club
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M.C. - Blues Club
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Blueshammer Member - Blues Club
Jake La Botz ...
Blueshammer Member - Blues Club (as Jake LaBotz)
Johnny Irion ...
Blueshammer Member - Blues Club
Nate Wood ...
Blueshammer Member - Blues Club
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Joey McCobb, the Stand Up Comic
Sid Hillman ...
Zine-O-Phobia Creep (as Sid Garza-Hillman)
Joshua Wheeler ...
Zine-O-Phobia Creep
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Masterpiece Video Clerk (as Patrick Fishler)
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Masterpiece Video Customer
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Masterpiece Video Employee
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Porno Cashier
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Rude Coffee Customer
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Reggae Fan (as Joe Sikora)
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Alien Autopsy Guy
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Cineplex Manager
Tony Ketcham ...
Alcoholic Customer
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Popcorn Customer
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Soda Customer
Patrick Yonally ...
Garage Sale Hipster
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Angry Garage Sale Woman
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Phyllis, the Art Show Curator
Jeff Murray ...
Roberta's Colleague
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Dana's Co-Worker
John Bunnell ...
Seymour's Boss (as Sheriff John Bunnell)
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Psychiatrist
Anna Berger ...
Seymour's Mother
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Feldman, the Wheel Chair Guy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Adult Store Customer (uncredited)
Randall Barnwell ...
Walking Dead Man (uncredited)
Tracy Bennett ...
Defaced Magazine Photo (uncredited)
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Lady Crossing Street Slowly (uncredited)
Michael Chanslor ...
Orange Colored Sky Keyboarder, Graduation Band (uncredited)
Rebeca Cristian ...
Bar patron (uncredited)
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Suicidal Mother (uncredited)
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Maxine (uncredited)
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Driver (uncredited)
Ernie Hernandez ...
Orange Colored Sky Guitarist, Graduation Band (uncredited)
James Matusky ...
Reggae Fan #2 (uncredited)
Edward T. McAvoy ...
Mr. Satanist (uncredited)
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Mom in Convenience Store (uncredited)
Christie McNew ...
Student (uncredited)
Margaret Kontra Palmer ...
Lady at Garage Sale (uncredited)
Larry Parker ...
Orange Colored Sky Bassist, Graduation Band (uncredited)
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Yuppie #1 (uncredited)
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Himself (uncredited) (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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Terry Zwigoff

Written by

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Daniel Clowes ... (comic book)
 
Daniel Clowes ... (written by) &
Terry Zwigoff ... (written by)

Produced by

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Pippa Cross ... executive producer
Janette Day ... executive producer
Lianne Halfon ... producer
Barbara A. Hall ... line producer
John Malkovich ... producer
Russell Smith ... producer

Music by

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David Kitay

Cinematography by

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Affonso Beato ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Carole Kravetz Aykanian ... (as Carole Kravetz-Aykanian)
Michael R. Miller

Editorial Department

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Blake Maniquis ... first assistant editor
Bob McMillian ... color timer (as Robert McMillan)
Jeremy Milton ... first assistant editor
Nick Moore ... additional editor
Vincent Mourou ... assistant conforming editor

Casting By

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Cassandra Kulukundis

Production Design by

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Edward T. McAvoy

Art Direction by

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Alan E. Muraoka

Set Decoration by

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Lisa Fischer

Costume Design by

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Mary Zophres

Makeup Department

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Vickie Mynes ... hair stylist
Emjay Olson ... hair department head
James Ryder ... makeup department head
Amy Schmiederer ... key makeup artist
Carol F. Doran ... wig maker (uncredited)

Production Management

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Tad Driscoll ... unit production manager
Robert Hoffman ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Susie Balaban ... second second assistant director
Haze J.F. Bergeron III ... first assistant director: additional photography
William Paul Clark ... first assistant director
Dawn Massaro ... second assistant director
Otto Michael Penzato ... second assistant director: additional photography

Art Department

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James Arrigo ... propmaker foreman (as Jim Arrigo)
Peter Bankins ... property master
Robert Bankins ... assistant property master
David Brace ... lead man
Daniel Clowes ... scrapbook artist: Cook's Chicken
Paul Cohen ... construction coordinator (as Paul Z. Cohen)
Sophie Crumb ... sketchbook: Enid
Kris Fuller ... set dresser
Richard Hart ... propmaker foreman
Holiday Landa ... art department coordinator
Vincent Luizzi ... set dresser
John Rankin ... set dresser
Robert Lee Robinson ... set dresser (as Bob Robertson)
Liz Shaner ... lead scenic
Eddie Tique ... set dresser
Chris Buchinsky ... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Charles Schneider ... painter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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David Franklin Bergad ... supervising sound editor (as David Bergad)
Mark Berger ... supervising re-recording mixer
Lawrence L. Commans ... boom operator
Piotr Filipowski ... sound effects editor
Anna Geyer ... assistant dialogue editor
Chris Gridley ... assistant sound editor
Nathan Gunn ... assistant sound editor
Kate Lumpkin ... utility sound (as Kat Craig)
John Nutt ... supervising sound editor
David Parker ... re-recording mixer
Frank Rinella ... foley mixer
Earl Sampson ... boom operator
Patti Tauscher ... foley editor
Mark Weingarten ... sound

Special Effects by

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Ron Bolanowski ... special effects coordinator
Michael Duenas ... special effects (as Mike Duenas)

Visual Effects by

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Al Magliochetti ... visual effects supervisor
Ziad Seirafi ... CGI supervisor
Devin Uzan ... digital compositor
Dan Walker ... digial opticals
Christopher Dusendschon ... digital imaging: THDX (uncredited)
Steven Emmert ... optical compositor: THDX (uncredited)

Stunts

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John Branagan ... stunts
Charles Croughwell ... stunt coordinator (as Charlie Croughwell)

Camera and Electrical Department

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James Babineaux ... best boy electric
Leo Behar ... grip
Tracy Bennett ... still photographer
Jack English ... chief lighting technician
Erik A. Erichsen ... lamp operator (as Erik Erichsen)
Rick Guertin ... grip
Robert Lackey ... lamp operator
Michael Levine ... camera operator
Victor Macias ... grip
Nino Neuboeck ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
David W. Nims ... key grip (as David Nims)
Michael Ottevanger ... video engineer
Rico Priem ... grip
Felipe Reinheimer ... second assistant camera
Nancy Schreiber ... additional photographer
Edmondo Sepulveda ... dolly grip (as Edmundo Sepulveda)
Chris Thornton ... best boy grip
Stephen Thorp ... lamp operator (as Steve Thorp)
Toby Tucker ... loader
Bennie Zura ... lamp operator (as Ben Zura)

Casting Department

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John Barba ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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María Aguilar ... costume supervisor (as Maria Aguilar)
Marilyne Kohn ... wardrobe assistant
Cookie Lopez ... set costumer
Cynthia A. Freund ... costumer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Gerard Averill ... location manager
Judy Heinzen Culotta ... assistant location manager (as Judy Heinzen)
Michael J. Kelly ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Melissa Axelrod ... music consultant
Christine Bergren ... music legal and clearance
Michael Boustead ... music editor
Kaylin Frank ... music supervisor
Jon-Erik Kellso ... musician
David Kitay ... conductor
Dan Levinson ... musician
Chris McGeary ... music editor
Don Nemitz ... orchestrator
Lonnie Sill ... music consultant
Greg Townley ... music engineer
Dan Wallin ... music scoring mixer
Roy B. Yokelson ... period music recreation recording engineer
Cathy Duncan ... music executive mgm (uncredited)
William Levine ... music preparation (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Tim Abbatoye ... transportation coordinator
Caey Boden ... driver
Casey Boden ... driver
Mark L. Hendrix ... transportation captain (as Mark Hendrix)
John Ornstein ... driver
Brett Round ... transportation coordinator
Leo Schaible ... driver
Mary LaRee Sgrignoli ... driver (as Laree Sgrignoli)
Greg Stuckey ... driver
Randy L. Thiedeman ... driver (as Randy Thiedeman)
Warren Welsh ... driver
Clint White ... driver (as Klint White)

Other crew

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Wendy Altman-Cohen ... principal eyewear
Cassandra Barbour ... rights and clearances
Erin Borel ... assistant accountant
Robert D. Brugger ... set medic
Danny Davidson ... production assistant (as Danny Muscoplat)
Bianca Escobar ... director: experimental short film segment / intern
Laura Gary ... studio teacher
Kevin Goldblum ... production assistant
Brendan Gregory ... assistant to producers
Heath Howard ... production assistant
Carrie Mae Jones ... production assistant
Eric Kops ... publicist
Ronit Ravich-Boss ... script supervisor
Debra Sanderson ... clearance
Sara Scarritt ... production coordinator
Laura Sevier ... rights and clearances
Meline von Brentano ... assistant: Mr. Zwigoff
Jonah Zeiger ... assistant: Steve Buscemi
Scott Challgren ... special promotion (uncredited)
John Frost ... interstitial radio and tv background voices (uncredited)
Adam Toht ... poster designer (uncredited)

Thanks

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Robert Crumb ... thanks
Sophie Crumb ... thanks
Mark Oliver Everett ... special thanks (as E)
Don Knotts ... thanks
Aline Kominsky ... thanks (as Aline Crumb)
Kristine Mckenna ... thanks
David Wirtschafter ... thanks (as Dave Wirtschafter)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

This is the story of Enid and Rebecca after they finish the high school. Both have problems relating to people and they spend their time hanging around and bothering creeps. When they meet Seymour who is a social outsider who loves to collect old 78 records, Enid's life will change forever. Written by eric from Mexico City

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Taglines Accentuate the negative. See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Призрачный мир (Russia)
  • Mundo Cão (Brazil)
  • Prízracný svet (Slovakia)
  • Prízracný svet (Czech Republic)
  • Hayalet Dünya (Turkey, Turkish title)
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Runtime
  • 111 min
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Box Office

Budget $7,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $98,791, 22 Jul 2001
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $2,543,544

Did You Know?

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Trivia This was the first film to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay based on a Graphic Novel or Comic Book. See more »
Goofs The actor who plays the high school principal in the graduation scene also plays one of the customers in the porno shop. This was not intentional - Terry Zwigoff cast him as a porno shop customer forgetting that he also played the principal. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Jurassic Park III/America's Sweethearts/Ghost World/Hedwig and the Angry Itch (2001). See more »
Soundtracks Jaan Pehechaan Ho See more »
Crazy Credits After all the credits roll, there's another take of the scene where Seymour (Steve Buscemi) gets attacked by Doug in the minimart. Only this time, Buscemi's characer easily wins the fight, choking Doug with his own weapon, and stomps out triumphantly. He finishes with a bunch of Mr. Pink type dialogue. See more »
Quotes Rebecca: This is so bad it's almost good.
Enid: This is so bad it's gone past good and back to bad again.
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