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Splinterheads (2009)

R | | Comedy | 2 October 2009 (USA)
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When a traveling carnival comes to a small town, a lifelong slacker meets the girl of his dreams (Rachael Taylor) and wakes up to the life he has yet to begin living.

Director:

Brant Sersen

Writer:

Brant Sersen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Thomas Middleditch ... Justin Frost
Rachael Taylor ... Galaxy
Christopher McDonald ... Sargeant Bruce Mancuso
Lea Thompson ... Susan Frost
Dean Winters ... Reggie
Frankie Faison ... Pope
Edmund Lyndeck ... Albert
Pamela Shaw ... Betty
Jason Rogel ... Wayne
Brendan Burke Brendan Burke ... Thad
Jason Mantzoukas ... The Amazing Steve
Lennon Parham ... Wyoming
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shiro Aoki Shiro Aoki ... Metal Dude
Henry Binger Henry Binger ... Man at Carnival
Michael Biscardi Michael Biscardi ... Skinny cameraman
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Storyline

When a traveling carnival comes to a small town, a lifelong slacker meets the girl of his dreams (Rachael Taylor) and wakes up to the life he has yet to begin living.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Life is full of attractions.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including sexual references, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kolotočáři See more »

Filming Locations:

New Paltz, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,515, 8 November 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$16,392, 15 November 2009
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Goofs

After Galaxy has been swimming in the splashdown scene, the ink of her ostensibly permanent tattoo is beginning to run, darkening the surrounding area on her arm. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Justin Frost: [to imaginary adversaries] Easy everybody. Don't get hurt.
[karate cry]
Justin Frost: You, come here.
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Connections

References Back to the Future (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

What Do I Get
Written by Pete Shelley
Performed by Buzzcocks
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI Film and Television Music
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Hilarious without being too cliché.
9 April 2010 | by ashmo-mushkaSee all my reviews

Excellent. The plot had some unique qualities. The humour is that typical late teens/early twenties, some slapstick, some fantastic low-brow. I enjoyed Splinterheads quite a bit. I laughed out loud quite a few times, despite watching the movie alone.

I think what surprised me most was that the lesser known actors/actresses and those that have been out of the game for awhile (i.e. Lea Thompson) did a great job, as did Christopher McDonald. Thomas Middleditch is perfect for the role, and I look forward to seeing him more future projects.

Racheal Taylor also great as the object of Middleditch's interest. Eye candy, while playing the role of Galaxy well.

If you're looking for a fun date movie or a good laugh, this one is a great way to spend 90 minutes. If you can't enjoy this type of comedy, it's probably not your thing.


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