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3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom (2012)

Frankie Go Boom (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 10 March 2012 (USA)
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Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed, and humiliated by his brother Bruce -- usually on film -- his entire life. Now that Bruce is finally off drugs and has turned his life around, things should be different. They are not.


Jordan Roberts


Jordan Roberts (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Hunnam ... Frankie
Nora Dunn ... Mom (Karen)
Sam Anderson ... Dad (Chris)
Chris O'Dowd ... Bruce
Kate Luyben ... Dharma
Chris Noth ... Jack
Lizzy Caplan ... Lassie
Whitney Cummings ... Claudia
Oliver Ham Austin Oliver Ham Austin ... Pig
David Marciano ... David
Sarah Rush ... Natalie
Frank Alvarez ... Cholo
Ray Chavez Ray Chavez ... Grandfather (as Ramon 'Ray' Chavez)
Leonard Kelly-Young ... Arthur
Jordan Black ... Kip
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Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed, and humiliated by his brother Bruce -- usually on film -- his entire life. Now that Bruce is finally off drugs and has turned his life around, things should be different. They are not.

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A comedy about two brothers, a girl with a broken heart, a sex tape, an angel, and a pig...




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Did You Know?


Oddly enough there is a character in the film named Cholo played by Frank Alvarez, a pivotal character in Charlie Hunnam's and Ron Perlman's television series Sons of Anarchy is named Marcus Alvarez played by actor Emilio Rivera. See more »


Pigs actually can swim. See more »


Mom (Karen): [to Bruce] Great things are happening. Sobriety has worked wonders with your life.
Frankie: Excuse me, am I invisible? Your beautiful, sober son just put me in a porn video without my permission!
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References Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (2011) See more »


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27 December 2012 | by purplewombat1923See all my reviews

Before I watched this movie, I looked up the reviews on IMDb. A few people gave it a good score, but many said it was crap. In fact, the ratings were so bad, I had to see for myself how bad it really was. I'm so glad I did. It was hilarious! Chris O'Dowd, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman & Chris Noth were all excellent! Chris O'Dowd is funny in pretty much any movie I've seen him in, but I actually hadn't seen Charlie Hunnam in anything except Sons of Anarchy before this. I was surprised at how marvellous both he and Ron Perlman were in a comedic role. Please don't be put off by all the negative reviews. If you aren't offended by sex talk or occasional nudity, I thoroughly recommend it. By the way, I'm a 57 year old grandmother! 7.5/10

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