7.0/10
10,845
67 user 59 critic

Outsourced (2006)

After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.

Director:

John Jeffcoat

On Disc

at Amazon

5 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Outsourced (2010–2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A manager is sent to India to oversee a staff of customer service representatives.

Stars: Ben Rappaport, Anisha Nagarajan, Diedrich Bader
Big in Japan (2014)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A struggling Seattle Rock band, Tennis Pro, take one last shot at making it big as they embark on a comical musical odyssey in Tokyo with hopes to prevent their day jobs from becoming their careers.

Director: John Jeffcoat
Stars: David Drury, John Jeffcoat, Aya Kawahara
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Meeting the woman of your dreams in Hawaii is a blessing until you discover she has short-term memory loss and forgets everything the very next day.

Director: Yûichi Fukuda
Stars: Takayuki Yamada, Masami Nagasawa, Tsuyoshi Muro
First Kiss (2017)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A Turkish remake of 50 First Dates (2004).

Director: Murat Onbul
Stars: Murat Yildirim, Özge Gürel, Cezmi Baskin
The Indian Doctor (TV Series 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

When a sleepy 1960s Welsh mining town's only doctor dies, the only replacement the union representative could find arrives, straight from India. To everyone's surprise, he's better educated... See full summary »

Stars: Jacob Oakley, Mali Harries, Sanjeev Bhaskar
The Terrorist (1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young female terrorist goes on a suicide assassination mission, but her resolve to complete it is put to the test.

Director: Santosh Sivan
Stars: Ayesha Dharker, K. Krishna, Sonu Sisupal
Outsourced (2019)
Short | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

When the ever so busy Cameron Martinez reluctantly agrees to try out a new dating app at the suggestion of her 3 best friends, she finds a clever way to keep up with her job and date. However, she isn't the only one with that clever idea.

Director: Dani Coleman
Stars: Dani Coleman, TinaChristine, DeShon Green
The Manny (TV Movie 2016)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A laissez faire Aussie surfer, desperate to stay in the US, embarks on a new life in Malibu after marrying an eccentric single mother during a drunken night out.

Director: Tim Bathurst
Stars: Monty Franklin, Buddy Lewis, Pippa Black
Russell Peters: Outsourced (TV Special 2006)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Over the past several years, comedian Russell Peters' riotous performances have electrified audiences on four continents. His hard won road successes have established him as an artist with bona fide international acclaim.

Director: Alan C. Blomquist
Stars: Russell Peters, Angelo Tsarouchas
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

This military service comedy chronicles the misadventures of the U.S.S. Bustard in Japan. The crew has stolen a Buddha statue from a Japanese village, which if discovered missing would ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Rafkin
Stars: Doug McClure, Nancy Kwan, James Whitmore
Ram Lakhan (1989)
Action | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Sharda (Raakhee) vows vengeance when her husband is murdered by his two evil cousins, Bhishamber (Amrish Puri) and Bhanu (Paresh Rawal), and she and her two young sons are thrown out on the... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Rakhee Gulzar, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor
Outsourced (TV Series 2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

This a story about an American who is outsourced to India as the manager of a call centre

Stars: Robert Bagnell, Ossie Mair, Pratima Anaé
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Hamilton ... Todd Anderson
Matt Smith Matt Smith ... Dave
Rudolf Rodrigues Rudolf Rodrigues ... Rickshaw Driver
Jai Neeraj Raj Purohit Jai Neeraj Raj Purohit ... Man Catching Train
Siddarth Jadhav ... Gola Vendor (as Siddharth Jadhav)
Asif Basra ... Purohit N. Virajnarianan
Sudha Shivpuri ... Aunti Ji
Raghu Mama Raghu Mama ... Aunti Ji's Old Man
Parvati Parvati ... Aunti Ji's Server
Sitaram D. Kadam Sitaram D. Kadam ... Shop Till You Drop
Feroz Feroz ... Kid
Raja Kadale Raja Kadale ... Aunti Ji's Handyman #1
Harish Chandra Harish Chandra ... Aunti Ji's Handyman #2
Prashant Mahesh Prashant Mahesh ... Aunti Ji's Handyman #3
Ayesha Dharker ... Asha
Edit

Storyline

When the call center he manages in Seattle is outsourced to India, Todd travels there to train his replacement. Housed in a new building that looks like an above-ground bunker, the call center is staffed by willing novices whom Todd trains to sound American. One star on the staff is Asha, who teaches Todd that he should learn about India, and proceeds to do just that. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

What really happens at the other end of the line! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Hindi

Release Date:

29 November 2007 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

Bye-bye, Vomvai! See more »

Filming Locations:

India See more »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,227, 30 September 2007

Gross USA:

$163,561

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$703,042
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(theatrical) |

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When Todd first arrives at the airport in India, and is making his way through the group holding signs looking for people, the name on one of the signs is Gwen Bialic. See more »

Goofs

When Todd is being driven to the train station in the rickshaw, his position and the position of his luggage keeps switching back and forth from side to side depending on the location of the camera. To move the luggage alone from side to side would have required lots of effort and there is no leg or headroom to do so. See more »

Quotes

Purohit N. Virajnarianan: [saying goodbye] I hope that both your legs get broken.
Todd Anderson: I'll never forget you said that.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Extra special thanks: Shiva Lingam, Ganesh, Kali (Hindu gods) See more »

Connections

Remade as Outsourced (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Ishq Mushq
Written by BC Smith, Cj Charenjeet Virdi (as CJ Virdi)
Performed by Cj Charenjeet Virdi (as CJ Virdi)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Outsourced -- the next "Big Fat Greek" movie?
8 March 2007 | by radiobiggsSee all my reviews

First, the bottom line: "Outsourced" is a fantastic film, that deserves a wide Hollywood release despite the lack of a celebrity actor. Why? It's just that good. Finally a feel good film about something almost nobody in the U.S. feels good about: outsourcing. I saw "Outsourced" at its debut at the Cinequest film festival in San Jose, and the audience response was simply overwhelming. It's funny, smart, romantic and manages to do all of this while teaching Americans valuable lessons about life in a globalized world. GO SEE THIS FILM! My overly-optimistic prediction is "Outsourced" will be the next "Big Fat Greek Wedding"...if Hollywood manages to look past the lack of a big-name actor. -M. Bigler


43 of 54 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 67 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed