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My Best Friend's Birthday (1987)

Not Rated | | Comedy
It's Mickey's Birthday and his girlfriend just left him, so that's when his friend Clarence shows him a birthday he'll never forget.

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Quentin Tarantino
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Cast

Credited cast:
Craig Hamann ... Mickey Burnett
Quentin Tarantino ... Clarence Pool
Crystal Shaw Martell ... Misty (as Crystal Shaw)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Allen Garfield ... Entertainment Magnate
Al Harrell Al Harrell ... Clifford
Brenda Hillhouse Brenda Hillhouse ... Wife
Linda Kaye ... Ex-Girlfriend
Stevo Polyi Stevo Polyi ... Deejay
Alan Sanborn Alan Sanborn ... Nutmeg, Radio Station Receptionist
Rich Turner Rich Turner ... Oliver Brandon
Rowland Wafford Rowland Wafford ... Lenny Otis
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It's Mickey's Birthday and his girlfriend just left him, so that's when his friend Clarence shows him a birthday he'll never forget.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Mano geriausio draugo gimtadienis See more »

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Budget:

$5,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Actor Allen Garfield was teaching Quentin Tarantino acting at the time, and that is how he also became involved in the project. Filmed over three years, from 1984-1987. See more »

Quotes

Clifford: Your ass is grass, and I'm the lawnmower.
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Connections

References The Embalmer (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Right Now
Music by Herbie Mann and lyrics by Carl Sigman
Performed by The Creatures (Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie)
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A really rad short that features funny scenes and early Quentin Tarantino genius!
13 July 2006 | by juicytangerine91See all my reviews

Okay, so its Friday morning, in the wee hours of the day. About 1:00 AM I'd say, when my awesome friend Kylee and I are cruising about YouTube in hope of finding rare gems of times long past. So we search for "Quentin Tarantino" and what do we find??? Why, Its "My Best Friend's Birthday". At first we were like "no way Jose, this has to be a joke, that can't be him....and then we were all...Holy Shizzy! Its him!" So we watched it and just totally ate it up. Its so cult classic awesome! We watched it and were like "For a piece of crap, this is pretty great!" It was really a good film, in my opinion. Well sure I mean so the sound wasn't up to snuff and the acting could be a little bit on the cheesalicious side at time, but it was still entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable! if you are a true QT fan, you gotta see this. I wish it wouldn't have burned. Well, almost.


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