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Almost Normal (2005)

A gay man approaching a mid-life crisis is tired of being different because he is gay. He wants to be normal. Suddenly he is yanked back in time to when he was in high school. But this time... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
J. Andrew Keitch ... Brad Jenkins
Joan Lauckner ... Julie Erwin
... Roland Davis
Nils Haaland ... Terry
Kehry Anson Lane ... Bill Dempson
Joel Egger ... Dwayne Twillis
Virginia Smith ... Doris Jenkins
Brad Buffum ... Bob Jenkins
Mary Douglass ... Louise Baker
Steve Balsarini ... Halbert Baker
John Brennan ... Mr. Thompson
... Steven Davis (as Adam Jefferis)
Katherine Nora Le Roy ... Yolanda
Stan Brown ... Mr. Fock
Eric Smith ... Keith Stevens
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A gay man approaching a mid-life crisis is tired of being different because he is gay. He wants to be normal. Suddenly he is yanked back in time to when he was in high school. But this time, the world is gay and to be straight is considered deviant behavior. Then something else happens. He meets a girl. And suddenly normal becomes ...well almost normal. Written by Marc Moody

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No student hallway lockers have locks on them. During a school year they would all have locks. See more »

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Doris Jenkins: If God had wanted man and a woman to be together, he would have made women like football!
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Referenced in The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) See more »

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I don't know what to make of this movie!?
5 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

Right! I felt a bit angry half way through the movie. I admitted I forwarded and rewind a few scenes I thought there were funny. But the idea of a gay person going to a future where you can be gay and it is acceptable as "normal" and the same character decided that he is "straight" did not make any sense to me. However I think this movie is about being an "Outsider" rather than an "Insider" (as the main character says at the end "sometimes what I want it is not what I need"). I agreed with previous comments, you don't really know what audience this movie target, but I have to say it is an interesting concept the director brings to the screen, isn't perfect but a good effort.


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