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Enemies of Laughter (2000)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 9 November 2000 (USA)
Enemies tells the story of a playwright and sitcom writer Paul Halpern (Academy Award Nominee David Paymer) who can't buy a break!

Director:

Joey Travolta

Writer:

Glen Merzer

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Paymer ... Paul
Judge Reinhold ... Sam
Rosalind Chao ... Carla
Peter Falk ... Paul's Father
Bea Arthur ... Paul's Mother
Christina Fulton Christina Fulton ... Regina
Marilu Henner ... Dani
Paul Sampson ... The Waiter
Glen Merzer Glen Merzer ... Josh
Leila Kenzle ... Woman #1
Kathy Griffin ... Cindy
Daphne Zuniga ... Judy
Vanessa Angel ... Jennifer
Shera Danese ... Helen
Lili Barsha Lili Barsha ... Woman #2
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Enemies tells the story of a playwright and sitcom writer Paul Halpern (Academy Award Nominee David Paymer) who can't buy a break!

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Egy lúzer naplója See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,000, 10 March 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$150,000, 31 December 2001
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Sferrazza Productions See more »
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Color:

Color
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The final feature film of Bea Arthur. See more »

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Joey Travolta's triumph!
1 September 2004 | by salmineoSee all my reviews

Joey Travolta has proved he is a great director with this gem of a film! A wonderful cast. A witty script. This film is engaging from start to finish. This is one of those films you will be telling your friends to watch. I really enjoyed it. Joey is supposed to be directing a film about the life of movie star, Sal Mineo. Well, this film proves he would do an outstanding job making a movie about Mineo. I truly hope investors see this film. They should be lining up around the block to get the Mineo film made. I own Sal Mineo's website and am convinced after seeing this film, Joey Travolta shoud make the movie about Sal Mineo.


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