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Meeting Spencer (2011)

R | | Comedy | 8 April 2011 (USA)
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After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral ... See full summary »

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Malcolm Mowbray

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Andrew Kole (screenplay), Andrew Delaplaine (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Tambor ... Harris Chappell
Jesse Plemons ... Spencer West
Don Stark ... Wolfie
Yvonne Zima ... Sophia Martinelli
William Morgan Sheppard ... Larry Lind
Jill Marie Jones ... Nikki Ross
Caroline Aaron ... Nancy Diamond
Melinda McGraw ... Didi Ravenal
Mark Harelik ... David Thiel
Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez ... Ricardo
Markus Flanagan ... Man In Bar
John Prudhont ... Mr. Copper
Brian McGovern ... Monte Sobel
Ralph P. Martin Ralph P. Martin ... Bart Liebowitz
Livia Milano ... Rose
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After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure after meeting struggling actor Spencer (Jesse Plemons) and his old flame Didi (Melinda McGraw). Written by Anonymous

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On a night nothing can go wrong...everything does See more »

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Rated R for some language
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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 2011 (USA) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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If I Got You
Written and Performed by Stephen Coates
Vocals by Jesse Plemons
Recorded at Sonora Recorders
Engineered by Eric Liljestrand
Produced by Randall Wixen, Stephen Coates, Malcolm Mowbray and George G. Braunstein
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Making fun of show business
26 May 2010 | by david-4695See all my reviews

I really enjoyed seeing this film. Maybe because I know how insane and whimsical the entertainment business can be, but even if you know nothing about Broadway and movie making you can still have plenty of good laughs. I saw the film with a Los Angeles audience that laughed and howled so much that I think I missed some key lines of dialogue. I'll have to get this one on DVD or go see it again to find out what I missed.

Plus Tambor is just right in the lead role and has great timing and pacing.

If you need a movie were things blow up, don't bother, but if you want to have fun and be transported into a world of creative people fighting for their hopes and dreams, then go see this movie.


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