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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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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 »

Genres:

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

In the part where Brynn Lilly is pretending to be Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct, she is holding a cigarette. Each time the camera changes angles, the cigarette is long, then short, then long, several times. See more »

Quotes

Arlene Kreiner: Jack, what's in the journal?
Jack Giamoro: Information that directly contradicts our testimony at the competition trial. As well as some personal stuff, my feelings about the size of my dick, stuff like that.
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References Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) See more »

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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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Flatter than flat
20 October 2006 | by LazySodSee all my reviews

A guys life is in trouble. He finds out his wife is cheating on him, and the journal he is writing as a result of a class of self discovery he is following gets stolen and used against him. How has his life come to that point and where will it go from here? If such interests you, go see this film.

Otherwise, avoid it all costs. It is bland, told solely from the side of the "victim" that does his best to sound like an absolute drama queen, failing miserably at that. He's having a bad time. Big deal, deal with it. Just like everyone else.

A couple short attempts at humor get made but none of them take the film into more than a small smirk or a light chuckle. A sense of drama is added but none of it is bad enough to make one bond with the lead character.

So in short. This film is as flat as the country I live in and not worth the celluloid it was filmed on.

2 out of 10 very boring drama queens


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