7.0/10
11,187
68 user 61 critic

Outsourced (2006)

Trailer
2:24 | Trailer
After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.

Director:

John Jeffcoat
5 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

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
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
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    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
Astitva (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Shrikant Pandit lives a struggling life-style in a rented apartment with his wife, Aditi. Due to his busy working schedule Shrikant is unable to provide enough love and affections to Aditi ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Manjrekar
Stars: Tabu, Sachin Khedekar, Mohnish Bahl
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team.

Director: Jim Strouse
Stars: Sam Rockwell, Emma Roberts, Rob Corddry
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A man in search of his past, and a woman who lives in the moment, are brought together when they pursue the origins of a stray parrot in this comedic and romantic drama.

Director: Margaret Whitton
Stars: Rachel Nichols, Jackson Hurst, Anjanette Comer
The Indian Doctor (TV Series 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 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
Big in Japan (2014)
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 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
Take Me Home (2011)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.

Director: Sam Jaeger
Stars: Sam Jaeger, Amber Jaeger, Victor Garber
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

Director: Lee Kirk
Stars: Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina, Topher Grace
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades.

Director: Dan Harris
Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels, Emile Hirsch
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister.

Director: Christine Jeffs
Stars: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin
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

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

Did You Know?

Trivia

The note that Asha passes to Todd is a page torn from The Kama Sutra. The caption reads "Any posture is unsatisfactory if kissing is impossible." 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

Todd Anderson: [standing on the ferry to the island of Gharapuri] What's with all the tourists?
Asha: Oh, some famous caves.
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Remade as Outsourced (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Sanjani Ghar Aaye
From the ost of the film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Produced by Dharma Productions
Directed by Karan Johar
© & (P) 1998 Sony Music Entertainment (India) Pvt. Ltd.
See more »

User Reviews

 
delicate story bursting with affection for India
29 September 2008 | by antoniotiernoSee all my reviews

One of the many productions dealing with the offshoring of American jobs, but narrated with class and delicacy, with no clichés. There's plenty of culture shock, due to new food, busted infrastructures, and other cultural barriers but with a pace never seen before, in my opinion. It's funny but becomes a romance as well and has one of its best moments when the two leading actors imitate the stereotype of the other, with impressive results. Almost entirely shot in India, Outsourced is a truly tiny movie that ultimately says a lot about troubles crossing cultural divisions. Among many films handling the subject this is one of the best.


15 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 68 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »
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:

$703,324
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 »

Contribute to This Page

Your Next Binge Watch Awaits

Looking for something to watch? Check out IMDb's "What to Watch" series to find out what's really worth watching.



Recently Viewed