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The Kid & I (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 2 December 2005 (USA)
Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.

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Penelope Spheeris

Writer:

Tom Arnold

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Arnold ... Bill Williams
Eric Gores ... Aaron Roman
Linda Hamilton ... Susan Mandeville
Joe Mantegna ... Davis Roman
Henry Winkler ... Johnny Bernstein
Richard Edson ... Guy Prince
Shannon Elizabeth ... Shelby Roman
Brenda Strong ... Bonnie Roman
Arielle Kebbel ... Arielle
Yvette Nicole Brown ... Bunny
Gabrielle Sanalitro ... Val
Laura Michel Kahwaji ... Laura
Shaquille O'Neal ... Himself (as Shaq)
Bill Goldberg ... Himself
Pat O'Brien ... Himself
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Storyline

Bill Williams is a down-and-out actor who is unexpectedly hired to write a sequel a la "True Lies," the action film that made him famous more than a decade ago. When Bill learns that his co-star is Aaron Roman, a rich kid with no acting experience, what appeared to be the chance for a major comeback turns into a series of outlandish complications. As the duo embark on a journey of outrageous misadventures, the unlikely pair discover that it takes more courage to face real life challenges than it does fighting bad guys on the big screen. Although Aaron may be inexperienced in acting, his tenacious spirit, unwavering optimism and unconditional friendship turns out to be an important, enduring gift to Bill. Written by Press Release (Wendy Morris PR)

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Genres:

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language, crude humor and drug references | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Arnold Schwarzenegger's first movie since being elected governor of California. See more »

Crazy Credits

"Based on a sorta true story" See more »

Connections

Features True Lies (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Final Countdown
Written by Joey Tempest
Performed by Europe
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Good, Heartfelt, Fun
24 October 2006 | by vislandgirlSee all my reviews

I was REALLY starting to dislike Tom Arnold as an"ACTOR" and a person in general. But this movie made me think that ..just maybe he is not such a bad guy after all. It's fun, cute and sincere, and he took the inside jokes about himself without ever compromising the main character. The whole concept of the film was similar to the lets make a wish foundation where a dying kid gets to make his dream come true. but although this guy was not dying, you went on anyway and kept your own character from dying, because, obviously as "THE KID" shows you. Life; no matter how bad ; isn't really that bad after all. Kudos Tom, you showed you're a REAL person.


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