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L.A. Twister (2004)

R | | Comedy | 30 June 2004 (USA)
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The satirical journey of two guys in Los Angeles making their film as they go through the twisted world that is: Hollywood.

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Sven Pape
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zack Ward ... Lenny
Tony Daly Tony Daly ... Ethan
Jennifer Aspen ... Mindy
Manouschka Guerrier Manouschka Guerrier ... Terry
Sarah Thompson ... Cindy
Susan Blakely ... Vivian
Wendy Worthington ... Marilyn
Amy Hathaway ... Lynn
Lenny Citrano ... Jimmy the Weasel
Nigel Thatch ... Leroy
Kathleen McClellan ... Bambie
Colleen Camp ... Judith
Ray Proscia ... Editor
Denice Duff ... Francesca
Ken Davitian ... Walter
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Storyline

A tale about two friends, Lenny and Ethan, who share the same agenda--to leave their mark on the world by becoming famous. Ethan's marriage had been getting strained, and so he decided to come to L.A. and stay with Lenny for a while. Both of them ultimately come to the decision that making a movie will be the only way to achieve their aspirations for fame. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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independent film | See All (1) »

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We know people, who know people... who know people.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 2004 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$450,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,722, 15 August 2004

Gross USA:

$54,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$54,000
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the smallest budget film ever to have its world premiere at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood See more »

Quotes

[on meeting a movie producer's wife]
Lenny: You know that old saying, "Whose cock do you have to suck to get your cock sucked?" This is the cock.
Ethan: Actually, it's his wife.
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References Half Past Dead (2002) See more »

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Fun Movie meets outstanding acting
13 September 2004 | by freddi1See all my reviews

Big props to the 2 main actors, Tony Daly and Zack Ward. To be honest, I didn't recognize either of them in their past movies, but they did surprisingly good in this movie. Though being put in the "independent movie" box, I would put this one a few boxes higher: The well known story of 2 "losers" making it in the big city (aka American Dream, The) got spiced up with funny dialogs, action sequences and well chosen locations ... the story does not get in the background, but focusing on the characters of Ethan and Lenny instead of their actions helps the movie staying interesting to the end.

The movie gets to you from the beginning, I can highly recommend it.


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