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Man About Town (2006)

A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Mike Binder

Writer:

Mike Binder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Affleck ... Jack Giamoro
Rebecca Romijn ... Nina Giamoro
John Cleese ... Dr. Primkin
Sam Ball ... Jimmy Dooley (as Samuel Ball)
Mike Binder ... Morty
Erica Cerra ... Sela
Gina Gershon ... Arlene Kreiner
Adam Goldberg ... Phil Balow
Howard Hesseman ... Ben Giamoro
Bai Ling ... Barbi Ling
Jerry O'Connell ... David Lilly
Kal Penn ... Alan Fineberg
Amber Valletta ... Brynn Lilly
Damien Dante Wayans ... Lucky Reynolds
Laura Soltis ... Barbara Giamoro
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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Sometimes it's not about getting the deal. It's about getting a life. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

Media 8 Entertainment

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 2006 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Diario de un ejecutivo agresivo See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When Jack goes up and writes something on the board for Dr. Primkin at the end of the film, he underlines it. In the next shot it is not underlined. See more »

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Jack Giamoro: Goddamn press!
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Connections

Features The Munsters (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

I Got It
Written by John Krautner / Robert Harlow
Performed by The Go
Courtesy of Lizard King Records, LLC
By Arrangement with North Star Media
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Spoiled
2 November 2018 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

If you are used to getting everything or even having everything, just the notion of someone else having some of that, might completely crash your world. Now I'm not saying that another character did right by him, but his (Ben Affleck character) entitlement is really bad. This character flaw is important to the story and his journey.

Another thing that stunned me: The cast was more than solid. There are people in here, I didn't know where in the movie. So I reckon if you know some of them, a positive "I know him/her" might overwhelm you. It's still not the best drama (or love story if you want to call it that) out there of course, but it's pretty solid overall and a decent watch of a troubled man, fighting with himself on how to overcome other things (job, family, friends)


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