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The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 27 April 2012 (USA)
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An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

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Lee Kirk

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Lee Kirk

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenna Fischer ... Janice
Chris Messina ... Tim
Malin Akerman ... Jill
Rich Sommer ... Brian
Lucy Punch ... Pauline
Topher Grace ... Doug
Bob Odenkirk ... Mark
Travis Schuldt ... Hal Baker
Valentine Miele Valentine Miele ... Mahoney
Sean Gunn ... George
Greg Trzaskoma Greg Trzaskoma ... Craig
Eddie Ebell Eddie Ebell ... Mitch
Chase Kim ... Mitch's Sidekick
Sarab Kamoo ... Sonia
John Cabrera John Cabrera ... Toby
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An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content and brief strong language

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Country:

USA | Poland

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Giant Mechanical Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,831, 4 May 2012

Gross USA:

$5,360
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Trivia

Chris Messina stars together with Jenna Fischer. Chris Messina stars with Fischer's former The Office costar Mindy Kaling on their show The Mindy Project. See more »

Goofs

When Janice's sister and brother-in-law are leaving the restaurant on the double-date, Janice's brother-in-law accidentally leaves with a dinner napkin under his coat. See more »

Quotes

George: Have you ever seen Three's Company?
Janice: The TV show?
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Crazy Credits

After the credits have finished there is a bonus scene from a Doug seminar where he compares the span of a conversation to the 4 quarters of American Football. See more »

Connections

Features The General (1926) See more »

Soundtracks

I Like Van Halen Because My Sister Says They Are Cool
Written by Kristian Dunn & Tim Fogarty
Performed by El Ten Eleven
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its just wonderful.
24 December 2012 | by mamun1903See all my reviews

i am really surprised watching its rating in IMDb. Because i think this one is truly an original one. The movie really talks for those people ( i should say people like me ) who really have doubts on the traditional meaning of 'success'. The music and the environment created here is perfect. Most of the movies are made for pure entertainment or time pass, only few tries to deliver a massage. I think this one has done that. Plus i think the tag comedy for this one is itself a 'great comedy'. From now on i surly am going to watch-out for more works of this director.

All those who are digging there way out in life can really find some true inspiration from this one.


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