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Say Uncle (2005)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 10 July 2005 (USA)
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A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Paige ... Paul Johnson
Kathy Najimy ... Maggie Butler
Anthony Clark ... Russell Trotter
Melanie Lynskey ... Susan
Gabrielle Union ... Elise Carter
Lisa Edelstein ... Sarah Faber
Jim Ortlieb ... David Berman
Katie O'Grady ... Mother #1
Ayanna Berkshire ... Mother #2
Don Adler Don Adler ... Grant Sweet
Robert Blanche ... Phil
Betty Moyer Betty Moyer ... Clothing Store Lady
Patrick Dizney Patrick Dizney ... Jim Faber
Heidi Herschbach Heidi Herschbach ... Perky Receptionist
Beth Harper Beth Harper ... Adoption Agency Lady
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Storyline

A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.

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The suburbs are about to get hysterical

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Donut Hole See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$650,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,485, 25 June 2006

Gross USA:

$5,203
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Kathy Najimy's daughter appears in the movie. When the adults have given up chasing Paul down the street and return to their kids at the park, she is the redheaded girl in a denim-blue shirt next to Susan. See more »

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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Not bad for a first movie!
15 October 2005 | by lonnietrSee all my reviews

Peter Paige's enthusiasm for his film is contagious only there are parts of the film that are uneven. There is good pacing , but at times the pace moves so fast that some of the storyline seems forced. The general premise is already addressed in the tag line and so there is a constant sense of uneasiness. The main character is believable but the denouement feels saccharin sweet and that minimizes the seriousness of the threat to the main character.

If you are a fan of Emmett on QAF, then you'll find that Paige is quite a talented actor. In the end, not bad for a first movie. The premise is original and touching and even with all its faults is capable of conveying the state of American culture of fear.


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