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Mean People Suck (2001)

Not Rated | | Short, Comedy | April 2001 (USA)
Three stubborn teenagers place a bet over which one of them is the meanest.

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Matthew Cole Weiss
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dominique Swain ... Kate
James Franco ... Casey
Eric Christian Olsen ... Nick
Beverley Mitchell ... Kate's Sister
Michael Higgins ... Old Man
Eric Axen ... Joey
Jack Ferver Jack Ferver ... Jesse Milton
Matthew Cole Weiss Matthew Cole Weiss ... Boy in Funeral Home
Kevin Thoms ... Boy in Locker Room #3
Julie Schubert Julie Schubert ... Diner Patron #1
Beth Marshall Beth Marshall ... Diner Patron #2
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rob Cameron Rob Cameron ... Boy in Locker Room #2
Patrick Halliday Patrick Halliday ... Kid in Park
Ryan Shogren Ryan Shogren ... Boy in Locker Room
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Storyline

Kate (Dominique Swain) is the girl everyone loves to hate. As has become tradition, everyday she meets her friends Casey (James Franco) and Nick (Eric Christian Olsen) after school to trash the kids they dislike. But today is no ordinary day. Today, Kate has just been in a violent fight with her little sister (Beverley Mitchell), and now she's got plenty on her mind. When she poses the question, "What's the worst thing you've ever done to somebody else," the guys realize they're in for some excitement. As they each reveal some humorous but cruel anecdotes about their pasts, the mood slightly tenses up, and their memories get more and more disturbing, to a point of no return. But, how much can they trust each other? Who really is the meanest? And most importantly, do mean people really get what's coming to them in the long run? Only Mean People Suck can answer. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 2001 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Budget:

$10,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Let's Stay Together
Written by Al Green, Al Jackson Jr. (as Al Jackson) and Willie Mitchell
Performed by Al Green
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Well done, very well done
23 August 2003 | by yunimarkSee all my reviews

I've watched numerous short films either in school or on the net. And on the whole almost 90% of them are awful. But this film really held well together to make it an entertaining well contructed story. I would recommend film students to watch this film to see how a short film should be made.


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