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Lost in Hollywood (1992)

Boiler Room (original title)
The boiler room is from where telemarketers make their sales pitches. This film depicts an uncaring profession - where getting the almighty dollar is the primary objective - inside or outside of the law, and, no matter who's.

Director:

John Sjogren

Writer:

John Sjogren
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joe Estevez ... Attorney General
Nicole Sassaman Nicole Sassaman ... Tish
Ashlie Rhey ... Ms. Beverly
Kim Little ... Ann
Lorin Ruttenberg Lorin Ruttenberg ... Lisa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gertrude Cain Gertrude Cain ... Organist
Bob Clark Bob Clark ... Self
Polly Craig ... Stroke Victim
Chris Ecker Chris Ecker ... Limo Driver
Joy Gifford Joy Gifford ... Tim's Mom
Bruce Johnson Bruce Johnson ... Postal Inspector 2
Mario Opinato ... Postal Inspector
Tom Parker Tom Parker ... Phonesalesman
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The boiler room is from where telemarketers make their sales pitches. This film depicts an uncaring profession - where getting the almighty dollar is the primary objective - inside or outside of the law, and, no matter who's.

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Bad Behavior by Telemarketers
7 May 2004 | by lwperkinsSee all my reviews

Okay, this is not the technically fabulous movie it could be, and it needed editing, but all the scenes where they show the telemarketers in action are absolutely true to life, and both horrifying and hilarious. (I know--my first job was telemarketing, and while my gig wasn't as toxic as these guys, it was still a grubby job). Because it was filmed over a decade ago, it's starting to look like a period piece, with the boxy cars, the cocaine use, the California locations all screaming "early 90's!" If you can pick it up cheap, and have a remote for fast-forwarding through some of the duller parts (mostly the "plot", I'm sorry to say) you can get some nostalgia, some gratuitous sex scenes, and some fun acting by Joe Estevez as the top cop.


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