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Not Rated | | Comedy | 10 January 2010 (USA)
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The owner of a boat shop unwittingly hires a slick con man as his new sales manager, and subsequently has his life turned upside down.

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Oliver Robins
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Credited cast:
Matt Kaminsky ... C. J.
Mel Fair ... Johnny
Floyd Van Buskirk Floyd Van Buskirk ... Frank (as Floyd Vanbuskirk)
Jeffry E. Stein ... Steve (as Jeffry Stein)
Graham Norris ... Kyle
Brooke Baumer ... Madeline
Bobby Hall Bobby Hall ... Mr. Hofferman
Hunter Ryan ... Tommy
Oliver Richman Oliver Richman ... Tyler
Arthur Bullock Arthur Bullock ... Harvey
Michelle Gillette ... Mrs. Hofferman
Amy K. Harmon ... Tina
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Bradley Bolek Bradley Bolek ... Son of Boat Customer
Parker Bolek Parker Bolek ... Boy on Boat
Darin Burgess Darin Burgess ... Dan
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When C.J. Mason's used boat shop begins floundering, he hires a slick salesman named Johnny to turn things around. Although Johnny sells lots of boats, he also cheats customers, steals money, and threatens the other salesmen. Eventually, C.J. must fight to get his life back by undoing the turmoil Johnny has caused. Written by Ashley Scott Meyers

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Two salesmen. One boat lot. No mercy. See more »

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Reminds me of my trip to the car dealer
17 September 2019 | by borg1005-1See all my reviews

Entertaining film with interesting, well-played characters. An enjoyable 90 minutes without F-bombs being dropped every 60 seconds - in fact, none that I can recall. I ended up buying the DVD.

The selling techniques were a hoot and reminded me of some salesmen I have run into, played to perfection by Matt Kaminsky and Mel Fair.

I really enjoyed hating Fair's character and eventually warmed up to Kaminsky's b/s but decent salesman character.

One thing that really appealed to me was that Matt's wife was not the blonde bimbo usually seen in these types of movies. Brooke Baumer's solid performance as the stand-by-your man wife was a refreshing relief.

The kids were good, not that wise beyond their years smart-mouthing brats - another staple.

I sorta figured out the ending, but liked the way everything was wrapped up.

Watch this when you get a chance.


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