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Grilled (2006)

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Two meat salesmen will stop at nothing to get a sale.

Director:

Jason Ensler

Writers:

William Tepper (story), Larry Hankin (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Romano ... Maurice
Kevin James ... Dave
Sofía Vergara ... Loridonna
Juliette Lewis ... Suzanne
Kim Coates ... Tony
Burt Reynolds ... Goldbluth
Michael Rapaport ... Bobby
Eric Allan Kramer ... Irving
Barry Newman ... Boris
Jack Kehler ... Dick Abbott
Jon Polito ... Leon Waterman
Donzaleigh Abernathy ... Karen
Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Renee
Jim Doughan Jim Doughan ... Andy Wilson
Lisa Jane Persky ... Sally Wilson
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Storyline

In L.A., Maurice and Dave sell steaks - high-end cuts of beef. They've hit a patch of no sales, and they're facing being fired. Maurice needs money to enroll in his final semester of acupuncture school, and the recently-separated Dave needs money for his daughter's birthday gift. Their final client card: a beautiful woman opens the door, and she's attracted to Maurice, but a desperate call from a suicidal friend interrupts her signing the contract. Still hoping to close the sale, Maurice and Dave offer to drive her to the friend's house, and there, troubles multiply. Facing guns, hitmen, and women's secrets, a sale is the farthest thing from their minds. Are they about to be grilled? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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They have 12 hours to make a sale... or they're cooked. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual references and a scene of violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 2006 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Men Who Don't Quit See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Sofia Vergara and Ariel Winter would go on to co-star in the hit ABC comedy Modern Family together. See more »

Goofs

After losing one of the yellow lead cards out the window, they pull over and look for it and a semi drives by and knocks the side view mirror off the drivers side door next seen its intact again, then when they show up to the last leads house its off again. See more »

Quotes

Dave: Mr. Goldbluth, we can take you to the top of the beef world. The highest altitude in gourmet dining. Meat so soft, people don't even bother to use their teeth. The meat just seems to melt as it makes contact with your mouth.
Goldbluth: Yeah.
[turns head to kitchen staff, shouts]
Goldbluth: You hear that! You don't even have to chew it.
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Pretending Blues
Written by Martin Blasick
Performed by Martin Blasick
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Forget Everything You (think you) Know about Ray and Kevin
15 July 2006 | by burnit212See all my reviews

If you're expecting Ray and Kevin to bring their TV personas to the big screen in this movie you will be very mistaken and disappointed. This is a dark cool road-like movie. This movie could've been an independent film if they had cast actors like steve buscemi and paul giamatti as the meat salesmen. Instead, for some reason, they went with Ray and Kevin and didn't tell anybody what they did. You can't put two comedians who live in a world of laugh tracks into this kind of movie without giving the audience a hand by getting them ready for what they're about to watch. It's not that kind of funny. It's uncomfortable funny. It's ruthless funny. And you have to be ready for it. If you are, you'll have a great time. There's amazing performances by Juliette Lewis and Kim Coates and everyone else. Ray and Kevin are believable and competent in their roles. It looks cool and hot and sweaty. It's not perfect, but it's also not what you're expecting. Turn the AC off, put this movie on, and forget everything you think you know about Ray Romano and Kevin James.


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