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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.

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Jordan Roberts

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Jordan Roberts (screenplay)
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Cast

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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2.35 : 1
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Charlie Hunnam and Chris O'Dowd plays two american brothers in this film, but ironically enough Charlie is english and Chris is irish in real life See more »

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Pigs actually can swim. See more »

Quotes

Mom (Karen): We'll have to use your car.
Frankie: What's wrong with yours?
Dad (Chris): We don't have cars right now. Bruce stole them for drugs.
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References Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 (2011) See more »

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Jactation Nation
Written by Mateo Messina
Performed by Mateo Messina & The Gitcheegoomee Crew
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Not terrible for the art film it is
27 June 2013 | by JuliealleeSee all my reviews

If you watch this as an "art film" instead of a blockbuster, it isn't a bad movie. It isn't a great movie either though. However, for SOA fans, it is worth watching just for Ron Perlman's performance - which was the best part of the film IMHO - and was by far the funniest parts. Charlie is good too, and as another reviewer said, it is good to see him outside his typical bad boy Jax role. I do think he is a relatable character in this movie - probably the only one really - though his character isn't as fully developed as it could have been. It seems like this was a much longer movie and was cut down...with some of the good parts missing. In the end, the movie had much more potential, but just doesn't live up to what I think the actors involved were actually capable of...it may just be that I don't appreciate the directing/editing as it is done.


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