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Little Athens (2005)

R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | June 2005 (USA)
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A day in Athens, Arizona, as teens and twenty-somethings navigate life without a compass. Jimmy has gambling debts and sees a chance to steal and sell a dead-man's stash of drugs. The ... See full summary »

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Tom Zuber

Writers:

Jeff Zuber, Tom Zuber
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Patrick Amedori ... Jimmy
Jack Anthony ... Drunk Partygoer #2
Jasmine Jessica Anthony ... Katie Kinney
Joshua Moore ... Drunk Partygoer #1 (as Joshua Arden)
Robert Baker ... Berubi
John David Conti John David Conti ... Pizza Pop
Jonathan Dankner ... Matt
Jeff Doucette ... Mr. Carson
Megan Duffy ... Barnes' Girlfriend
Nikko Estrada Nikko Estrada ... Kid #1
Jorge Garcia ... Pedro
Mitch Gavin ... Ping Pong Player #1
Mary-Pat Green ... Mrs. Carson
Jay Harik ... Doctor Cook
Shawn Hatosy ... Carter
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A day in Athens, Arizona, as teens and twenty-somethings navigate life without a compass. Jimmy has gambling debts and sees a chance to steal and sell a dead-man's stash of drugs. The corpse's cousin smells a rat. Jessica, who is babysitting, abandons her charge to seek someone to defend her from a boyfriend angry that he's caught an STD. Corey is responsible for his teen sister, and he and his pal Pedro have been evicted, so they plot to steal a car, sell it, and get back in their apartment. Heather, an EMT, thinks her cop boyfriend is cheating, and she confides in her best friend. There's a party that night where all comes to a head. Guns and a baseball bat: is violence at hand? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A whirlwind day in the hapless lives of small town youth.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug and sexual content, pervasive language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mauvaises influences See more »

Filming Locations:

Beverly Hills, California, USA See more »

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Legaci Pictures See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jorge Garcia and Dj Qualls starred together in the TV series Lost (2004) See more »

Quotes

Heather: Are you cheating on me?
Derek: Noooo
Heather: So you're not cheating on me?
Derek: You're starting to annoy me.
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References Asteroids (1979) See more »

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War on Gravity
Written by Hal Ozsan
Performed by Hal Ozsan and Poets and Pornstars
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I went home thinking about it
19 August 2005 | by jennic82See all my reviews

I have to start by saying it took me a solid hour to figure out that Athens is the town the movie takes place in. That being said, this movie's got big intentions and they are realized. I saw it with a great crowd, so the mood was cool. I won't ruin it, but the scene where the Jimmy character steals drugs from his dealer is classic. Really really good, and the female characters are super real which is something I don't think most movies have. My friends and I talked about the movie for an hour afterward. The guys are great, especially Michale Pena and John Patrick Amedori. Eric Szmanda has some very funny scenes as well which is great after seeing him in the same role every week on CSI. I loved the way the movie looks.


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