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Management (2008)

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A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.

Director:

Stephen Belber

Writer:

Stephen Belber

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Aniston ... Sue
Steve Zahn ... Mike
Margo Martindale ... Trish
Fred Ward ... Jerry
James Hiroyuki Liao ... Al
Woody Harrelson ... Jango
Katie O'Grady ... Corporate Bliss Receptionist
Yolanda Suarez Yolanda Suarez ... Marissa
Kevin Heffernan ... Jed
Don Burns Don Burns ... Businessman (as Don Stewart Burns)
Kimberly Howard Kimberly Howard ... Colleague
Collin Crowley Collin Crowley ... Wally
Gilberto Martin del Campo Gilberto Martin del Campo ... Priest
Mark Boone Junior ... Jack (as Mark Boone Jr.)
Garfield Wedderburn Garfield Wedderburn ... Bus Driver
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Storyline

Mike works at his parents' motel in Kingman, population 27,000, on old Route 66. Sue sells art for a Baltimore firm to corporations for office walls. He takes one look at her from behind as she registers at the motel and determines to connect. He's sweet, but hapless, with no ambition other than spending time with her. She's enigmatic - rarely smiling, occasionally impulsive, committed to helping homeless people, feeling the clock tick after a breakup with a boyfriend who could have provided security. Is there any way he stands a chance with her? What can he offer? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A touching comedy See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jennifer Aniston and Steve Zahn appeared on Friends (1994). See more »

Goofs

In the hotelroom is a wine offered as hotel-present. The bottle of white wine (which is drunk without any cooling) is almost empty after only two little glasses. See more »

Quotes

Mike: Take care of yourself a little... so that the people who love you don't feel like they're annoying you!
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Official Dog-Punk Consultant: Jeremy Norton See more »


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Hangover Days
Written by Jason Collett
Performed by Jason Collett
Courtesy of Arts & Crafts Productions, Inc.
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Quirky predictable rom-com
17 May 2014 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Mike (Steve Zahn) works at his parents' (Margo Martindale, Fred Ward) roadside motel. Sue (Jennifer Aniston) sells art for office buildings. She's passing through for the night. He's a lonely loser who falls for the cold lonely woman. He tries his best to connect. She's also strange in her own way. Just maybe they're perfect for each other.

It's a very predictable low budget indie. Nobody is really stretching their acting skills. Steve Zahn does this lovable loser character often while Aniston plays the same cold superior woman with a heart if only she's willing to open up. Writer/director Stephen Belber has created some quirky moments, but none of them are truly gut busters. It does take a wild left turn later on with Woody Harrelson. It's not any funnier although James Hiroyuki Liao is a fun sidekick.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

15 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Management See more »

Filming Locations:

Madras, Oregon, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$378,000, 17 May 2009

Gross USA:

$934,658

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,566,648
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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