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Somebody Up There Likes Me (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 8 March 2013 (USA)
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A comedy about a man, his best friend, and the woman they both adore watching their lives fly by.

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Bob Byington

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Bob Byington
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Offerman ... Sal
Keith Poulson ... Max
Jess Weixler ... Lyla
Stephanie Hunt ... Clarissa
Marshall Bell ... Lyla's Father
Kate Lyn Sheil ... Ex-Wife
Kevin Corrigan ... Memorial Man
Jonathan Togo ... Adult Lyle
Megan Mullally ... Therapist
Anna Margaret Hollyman ... Paula
Ted Beck Ted Beck ... Homeless Man
Allison Latta ... Rachel
Bob Schneider Bob Schneider ... Wedding Singer
Chris Doubek ... Farting Businessman
Mike Wachs Mike Wachs ... Car Rental Employee
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A comedy about a man, his best friend, and the woman they both adore watching their lives fly by.

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Кто-то там наверху любит меня See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,362, 10 March 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$83,796, 7 April 2013
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Somebody the Movie LLC See more »
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Color
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.107 (2013) See more »

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Deadpan dream
22 February 2013 | by mauricepialat1983See all my reviews

I'm not usually a fan of these new American independent movies...they're mostly insipid, badly shot wrecks, but this was not that. I caught SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME at the Viennale and would highly recommend it. It was one of the few comedies that I saw there, and I'm happy to say that I laughed a lot. It has oddball charm, a story conceit similar to Bunuel, and tenderness at its core. I really loved the lead actor's performance. The director has a voice and characters that know how to speak it. It makes me want to see this Bob Byington's other movies. It also makes me want to see more comedies. What's wrong with people being so serious all the time? Boring, pretentious. I could go on and on...but what it boils down to is this: go see this and laugh and feel something, because you don't want to end up like the main character in it, trust me - that's why you should see it, so you know what you might become if you're numb to laughter.


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