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Hair Brained (2013)

HairBrained (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 31 May 2013 (USA)
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When 14-year old genius/outcast Eli Pettifog is rejected from Harvard, he ends up at Ivy League wannabe Whittman College. It's hate at first sight. At Whittman, Eli meets 41- year-old ... See full summary »

Director:

Billy Kent

Writers:

Adam Wierzbianski (story), Sarah Bird (story) | 2 more credits »
2 wins. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Wolff ... Eli Pettifog
Parker Posey ... Sheila Pettifog
Brendan Fraser ... Leo Searly
Julia Garner ... Shauna Holder
Michael Oberholtzer ... Laird
Elisabeth Hower ... Eve Hansen
Josefina Scaglione Josefina Scaglione ... Camilla
Toby Huss ... Whittman Moderator / Brad the Announcer
Greta Lee ... Gertrude Lee
Teddy Bergman ... Alan Warren
Robin de Jesus ... Romeo Torres
Curtis Gillen Curtis Gillen ... Harvard One
A.J. Shively ... Harvard Two
Kevin-Alan Daniels Kevin-Alan Daniels ... Harvard Three (as Kevin Alan Daniels)
Nilaja Sun ... Skidmore Moderator
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When 14-year old genius/outcast Eli Pettifog is rejected from Harvard, he ends up at Ivy League wannabe Whittman College. It's hate at first sight. At Whittman, Eli meets 41- year-old freshman Leo Searly. Leo, a gambler whose world has imploded, has dropped out of life to enroll in college. This odd duo becomes unlikely friends. Written by Sarah Bird

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This is Eli Pettifog. He's got a score to settle, and it's going to get hairy.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, nudity, teen smoking and drinking, and drug references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hair Brained See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA

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Love Lane Pictures See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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(at around 50 mins) Eli collects his registered mail. But the envelope has no USPS registered mail stickers, he doesn't sign for it and the clerk doesn't scan it to give a delivery time. See more »

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best movie I've ever seen
6 January 2015 | by negerstromSee all my reviews

This is, hands down, the best movie I have ever seen. I discovered it on Netflix and watched it 4 times in one night. Over the course of a week, I have watched it another 5. I don't know what it is about this movie, but it brings a smile to my face. Alex Wolff has been one of my favorites since he was young, and seeing him grow up was amazing. His acting has improves so much. Julia always impresses me and she is so beautiful. The story line is great and I think it teaches a good lesson. It's just beautiful. Something about it resonated so well inside of me and made it life changing for me.

Now, I am off to watch it again and again. Please watch!


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