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The Brass Teapot (2012)

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When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

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Ramaa Mosley

Writers:

Tim Macy (screenplay), Ramaa Mosley (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Juno Temple ... Alice
Michael Angarano ... John
Alexis Bledel ... Payton
Billy Magnussen ... Arnie
Alia Shawkat ... Louise
Bobby Moynihan ... Chuck
Steve Park ... Dr. Ling (as Stephen Park)
Ben Rappaport ... Ricky
Lucy Walters ... Mary
Jack McBrayer ... Joe
Debra Monk ... Trudy
Michael Delaney Michael Delaney ... Mr. Tutor
Tara Copeland ... Mrs. Tutor
Thomas Middleditch ... Gilad
Bob McClure Bob McClure ... Yoel (as Robert Michael McClure)
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When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

Director: Ramaa Mosley
Stars: Thunderbird Dinwiddie, Ben Weber, Lilyan Chauvin
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Storyline

Based on the comic book series "The Brass Teapot" about a mid-twenty-year-old couple who, in these difficult economic times, finds a mysterious, magical brass teapot which makes them money but at a surprising price. After realizing the teapot's power, John and Alice must decide how far they will go to fulfill their dream. Written by Anonymous

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No Pain. No Gain.


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Rated R for violence, some sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Ramaa Mosley first learned about Tim Macy after typing "best Short Story" on google. The two later met online and decided to make the short story that was to be "The Brass Teapot" into a comic book before adapting it to film. See more »

Goofs

During one scene when Alice and John are in bed after taking the teapot, the clock changes time from 2.46 to 2.34 vice versa add a minute or two, between each of the different shots. See more »

Quotes

Brandi: Oh, my God! Wizards!
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Connections

References Cops (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by David Eugene Edwards, Jean Yves Tola (as Jean-Yves Tola) and Kevin Soll
Performed by Sixteen Horsepower (as 16 Horsepower)
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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lazy Sunday afternoon
7 April 2013 | by Speek_See all my reviews

My first review on IMDb. I wanted to write this, because the current reviews, i felt, were too positive. NOT because this is a bad movie, but just because it's an indie movie, shot on a low budget, doesn't make it a good movie. The movie is well written, the acting is very decent, but for me, it just didn't do it. From before the first scene in the movie, you can predict what is going to happen. The title says it all. They get the teapot, and all is well, then they get in trouble, but it all turns out for the best. blablabla same'ol same'ol. The only original thing about the movie is the teapot, but again, the title says it all. But if you're home on a Sunday afternoon and have nothing to do, this is definitely something to watch, also not a bad idea for a first date. It has a couple of laughs, partial nudity, a lot of intimate moments, and you don't really have to pay attention. Oh, and i did like the soundtrack/score. For that I gave it 6 stars


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,468, 7 April 2013

Gross USA:

$6,997

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$245,027
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2.35 : 1
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