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The Long, Slow Death of a Twenty-Something (2011)

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Ben Baker is a mediocre person at a mediocre job and spends most of his time drinking, smoking pot and playing video games and Dungeons & Dragons. All is well, until a rather unexpected ... See full summary »


Larry Longstreth



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Credited cast:
Larry Longstreth ... Ben
Marisa Zakaria Marisa Zakaria ... Donna
Aaron Longstreth Aaron Longstreth ... Tom
Travis Fritz Travis Fritz ... Joey
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marissa Alexander Marissa Alexander ... Larp Girl
Angela Austin Angela Austin ... Tina
Kenneth Baca Kenneth Baca ... Jail Guard
Mark Belknap Mark Belknap ... Barry
Mick Belknap Mick Belknap ... Chris
Vince Bruno Vince Bruno ... Austin
Jonny Capps Jonny Capps ... Wrestling Announcer
Mark Cray ... Larp Leader
Christopher Dennis Christopher Dennis ... Superman Dennis
Sarah Domanick Sarah Domanick ... Jager Girl
Nicolai Firtha Nicolai Firtha ... Punchy


Ben Baker is a mediocre person at a mediocre job and spends most of his time drinking, smoking pot and playing video games and Dungeons & Dragons. All is well, until a rather unexpected thing happens to him and everyone he knows....the big "3-0". Follow Ben as he goes through a series of hilarious coming-of-age adventures and awkward mishaps to find his sense of purpose in a world that is quickly

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Release Date:

4 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Akron, Ohio, USA See more »


Box Office


$5,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

4Reelz See more »
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Technical Specs



Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


A large portion of the cast and crew attended grade/high school together in the same small town that the 'daydream/interrogation' scene was filmed. This location also has ties to one of (director/actor) Larry Longstreth's schoolmates and childhood friends, who did not appear in the film or work within the crew. It was 'the worst' [uncomfortable] set, according to the cast/crew that worked on this particular scene. Due to the particular room's absence of windows and small size, it was extremely cramped and hot. This forced them to take more frequent breaks to cool off and fix makeup. Time to film this scene was extremely limited as it had to be completed in one day; at Raytec Systems in Stow (Ohio) while the office was closed and empty of it's employees. See more »

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New generation of comedy
21 November 2011 | by wineivSee all my reviews

My 19 year old brought it home to watch with friends. I joined and was shocked at how funny it was. The movie isn't kid friendly but hit home for me, my teen and her friends. I've told all my co-workers to get it at blockbuster asap. A couple have and now we quote it around the work place. If you like office space, clerks or just hate pop culture you'll love this. As an older woman I was able to watch it and enjoy the film making fun of the younger people. The pink shirts and gender bending pants. It's refreshing to see this and think all hope is not lost for my daughters generation. My husband loved the parts making fun of MMA fighting and the father figure's lecture to his son. Overall our entire family was shocked at how good this was. It is clearly not a big budget film but it's still good. We look forward to whatever this guy makes next. 10 out of 10 for us.

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