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The Civilization of Maxwell Bright (2005)

After a series of bad relationships, a man orders a mail order bride and receives more than he bargained for.

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Max Bright
... Mai Ling
... Mr. Wroth
... Jaurice
... Dr. O'Shannon
... Berdette
... Arlis
... Jackson
Rick Mali ... Timo
Constance Hsu ... Mrs. Wroth
... Justice of the Peace
Erryn Cleaver ... Erin the Makeup Artist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Monique Coppola ... Gabby Client (scenes deleted)
... Buddy DeHare
... Helen
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After a series of bad relationships, a man orders a mail order bride and receives more than he bargained for.

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She was everything he wanted and nothing he expected. See more »

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Rated R for strong language including sexual references, some sexuality and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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During the standoff at the store, the gun Max is holding jumps from one hand to the other. See more »

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Mai Ling: Spirit in toilet very friendly.
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Clarinet Concerto, Rondo Allegro
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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The Civilization of Maxwell Bright
9 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

I wanted my husband to come to the Scottsdale Film festival to see this movie with me, thinking it was going to be a chick flick; hoping he'd see a few images of chauvinistic men seeing the light and then turning themselves around, (I love those gentle reminders). Instead my mother and I went and we rode an emotional roller-coaster during this "enlightening" movie. We Laughed, we cried, we loathed.... the movie was so unpredictable!! (It was a breath of fresh Hollywood air.)

Mai Ling was an inspiration. Her performance was beautiful, as was she. It ended up being me who was reminded of compassion and kindness. Patrick Warburton was fantastic... I hated his character so much initially I wanted him to die, and by the end of the movie my heart did a 180!! Well done David Beaird!!! This was definitely one movie worth the price of admission.


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