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Jake Squared (2013)

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A filmmaker sets out to make a new project in order to figure out how he's screwed up every relationship he's ever had.

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Howard Goldberg

Writer:

Howard Goldberg
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elias Koteas ... Jake Klein
Jennifer Jason Leigh ... Sheryl
Virginia Madsen ... Beth
Kevin Railsback Kevin Railsback ... Young Jake
Jane Seymour ... Joanne
Mike Vogel ... Actor Jake
Gia Mantegna ... Sarah
Tanner Buchanan ... Sammy
Ron Gilbert ... Mitch Klein
Kerry Stein Kerry Stein ... Grandfather
Meredith Salenger ... Mom
Liana Liberato ... Young Joanne
Susan Traylor ... Jocelyn
Kelly Pendygraft ... Actor Beth
Yetta Gottesman ... J Date Woman
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Storyline

Jake Klein, 50, sets out to make a movie. He hires an actor to play himself and throws a big party. His idea is to shoot the heck out of it and see what he gets. But, everything spins out of control as different, unexpected people show up. Old loves are there. New loves are there. His dead father, his mother when she was young, his kids, his ex-wife. Even his younger selves, Jake at 40, Jake at 30 and Jake at 17, are there, too! And every one of them has tons of advice on how to fix his screwed up life. Jake's head reels as he staggers through what's either a mystical experience, a nervous breakdown... or both! Written by Jake Squared LLC

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language
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Elias Koteas and Virginia Madsen previously starred together in The Prophecy (1995). See more »

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References The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

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A must see 5 times
10 October 2013 | by jlloydsoldSee all my reviews

I was invited by a friend to a private screening in Los Angeles. I have never wrote a review before but felt compelled to write about this movie.

The main character Jake was humorous yet intense and internal in his musings of himself and his desire ( maybe ) his pursuit ( possibly ) his angst, ( for sure ) Desire for love.

Jake, looked through all of his selves, at the one thing he feels was lacking ( true Love ) caught up in the lifestyle of easy pleasure, he vacillates between commitment to himself and his ways, and commitment to what he believes he is supposed to feel.

The back and forth between the characters ( of himself ) left me dizzy with thoughts of fights I've had with myself over which way to go with love interests.

The supporting cast. Virginia Madsen, Leigh and the completely sexy Jane Seymour were out of this world awesome.

I say to see it 5 times, as I believe that each time you see it, you will see a different film, based on your daily point of view.

in short, three words ex cel lent!!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jake a négyzeten See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,681, 17 August 2014

Gross USA:

$2,592

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,592
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