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After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no ... See full summary »

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Al Corley

Writer:

Rodney Patrick Vaccaro (as Rodney Vaccaro)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcus Thomas ... Peter Rooker / Cyrano
John Corbett ... Michael Degan / Christian
Amy Smart ... Grace Hargrove / Roxanne
Sean Astin ... Ken Zorbell
Clare Higgins ... Edwina Walters
Patty Duke ... Mrs. Keene / Earlene
Allan Corduner ... Kippy Newberg
J.W. Crawford ... Kirk
Victor Morris ... Steve
Brian Urspringer Brian Urspringer ... Scott
Kenny Jones Kenny Jones ... Ted (as Kenneth Jones)
Orianna Milne ... Susan (as Orianna Herrman)
Pam Mahon Pam Mahon ... Julie
Ernie Garrett Ernie Garrett ... Paul Fisher
Matt Salinger Matt Salinger ... Mal Gunn
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Storyline

After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which wreaks havoc upon his life. Written by Anonymous

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Life has a role for everyone.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language and sexual references | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 February 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caught in the Act See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Oregon, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,697, 20 February 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$20,149, 27 February 2005
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Peter Rooker: Well, why WOULDN'T she leave? I mean look at me! I'm just dull. I have a dull job, a dull car, I never go out, and I have no friends. My girlfriend dumps me - who do I call to come over? My sister!
Peter's Sister: Well, what's wrong with that?
Peter Rooker: You don't pour your heart out to your sister. That's like taking your sister to the prom!
Peter's Sister: I had FUN at your prom!
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Stuck with You
Performed by Kelly Slattery
Written by Kelly Slattery
Courtesy of Monknboo Productions
Published by Kelly Slattery
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Sweet little film
17 March 2005 | by delphine090See all my reviews

My friend and I traveled pretty far out of our way to see this film, mainly because (a) the mainstream films that are being released fairly suck, and (b) she is visiting from Atlanta and misses a lot of indie films we get to see here in L.A.

This film made us laugh, and moved us (if only a little) and is a nice little film to see.

No, the cinematography is no great shakes and I really worried whether the lead actor could actually pull off "animated" or "alive" at any point in the movie - he barely pulled it off (if you close your eyes and wish really hard).

Still, it is nice that a small, sweet film like this can move the audience and make us laugh and think.

John Corbett is great in this (as always), and it's nice to see Sean Astin (a favorite of mine) being less than earnest (he's really an ass in this role).

Worth a look.


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