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How to Be a Man (2013)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 15 March 2014 (USA)
When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gavin McInnes Gavin McInnes ... Mark McCarthy
Liam Aiken ... Bryan
Megan Neuringer ... Margot
Marisa Redanty Marisa Redanty ... Bryan's Mom
Helen Rogers ... Kaitlin
Jasmine Osborne Jasmine Osborne ... Annabelle
Dario Barosso ... Bully
Lloyd DeLeon ... Bully's Father
Samantha Massell ... Carly
Mike Keller ... Curt
Nigel DeFriez ... Felix
Paulo Costanzo ... Gary
Nicole Balsam ... Gabby
Brian Petsos ... Jo
Dana Watkins ... Tony
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When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.

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English

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15 March 2014 (USA) See more »

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Как быть мужиком See more »

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New York City, New York, USA

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1.78 : 1
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Gavin Mcinnes father won the cold war and his father is proud of his boy. See more »

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Features Bigger Than Life (1956) See more »

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Simple and funny comedy
19 April 2014 | by tord-straumeSee all my reviews

How to be a man, with Gavin McInnes is a simple comedy. Funny simple.

McInnes plays himself as Mark McCarthy and it shows. He is a former comedian who thinks he is dying, so he wants to leave his unborn son with a few life-lessons. We follow McInnes and the cameraman Bryan, played by Liam Aiken, as they go through various experiences that are supposed to teach McCarthy's son what to expect of life.

I saw this film without any expectations, not having seen or heard of it before. I have seen McInnes personality in some work, so I knew what to expect of him. That was to my advantage.

If you have seen some of his work, and didn't like it, chances are that you will not like this film. It carries a lot on him, and to be honest, few other actors could have made this film tolerable. The cast is excellent, and Aiken does a very good job as supporting actor.

The reason why it didn't get a better rating from me is while it was a very entertaining movie, the plot was simple and I doubt it will stick with me. Not necessarily a bad thing, I think I could watch this several times more.

Worth watching, IF you like Gavin McInnes.


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