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Anomalisa (2015)

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A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Michael Stone (voice)
... Lisa Hesselman (voice)
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Storyline

Michael Stone, an author that specializes in customer service, is a man who is unable to interact deeply with other people. His low sensitivity to excitement, and his lack of interest made him a man with a repetitive life on his own perspective. But, when he went on a business trip, he met a stranger - an extraordinary stranger, which slowly became a cure for his negative view on life that possibly will change his mundane life. Written by Gusde

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Welcome to the Kaufman surreal-neorealism tale in a dull world of sameness.


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Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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21 January 2016 (Germany)  »

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Anomalisa  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$135,222, 3 January 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,759,286

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,659,286
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B.J. Novak was one of this film's Kickstarter backers. See more »

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The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport has signs indicating that the possession of concealed weapons are not allowed posted at every entrance, and has had therm since the Concealed Carry law was enacted in that State in the mid-90's. There are no signs shown here, even though it is said to be 2005. See more »

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[From trailer]
Michael Stone: [to Lisa] I think you're extraordinary.
Lisa: Why?
Michael Stone: I don't know yet. It's just obvious to me that you are.
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Featured in AniMat's Reviews: Anomalisa (2016) See more »

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Written by Robert Hazard
Italian translation by Stefano Tomaselli
Vocals by Jennifer Jason Leigh
Used by permission of Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Please give me my 90 minutes back...
2 January 2016 | by See all my reviews

I found this movie through a forum and saw that it had an 8/10 rating and was supposedly inspirational...now I feel like I must do my part to lower this rating and save other peoples time. I found myself waiting for something to happen, and suddenly the credits are rolling. If there is anyone out there who would ever see this movie twice, please see a psychotherapist. I don't mind watching a well made movie without a happy ending...but please...there is nothing about this movie that I can hang my hat on and say it was good...Please DO NOT waste your time.

This movie is the equivalent to the art display in a museum of human excrement that everyone is surrounding and taking pictures, clamoring that its a groundbreaking and heart provoking display.


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