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The Rumperbutts (2015)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Fantasy, Music | 22 May 2015 (USA)
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Financially struggling, a married indie band duo regretfully takes a job on a children's show ("The Rumperbutts"). Despite the money and success, their relationship turns to one of resentment. On one extraordinary evening, a magical man leads them on a path of rediscovery and gives them a second chance at happiness.

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Marc Brener

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Marc Brener
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Credited cast:
Vanessa Ray ... Ashlee
Josh Brener ... Richie
Arian Moayed ... Gavin
Marty Lang ... Stage Manager
Marc Brener Marc Brener ... Bartender
Kori Gardner ... Bonnie
Jason Edward Hammel Jason Edward Hammel ... Jack (as Jason Hammel)
Olivia Twarowski Olivia Twarowski ... Rumperbutts Fan
Evelyn Twarowski Evelyn Twarowski ... Rumperbutts Fan
Brittany Nisco ... Rumperbuddie Female
Erica Nicole Rothman Erica Nicole Rothman ... Girl in Yellow Shirt
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A married couple and indie band duo, which never reached the success that they had always hoped, decides to stop pursuing their dream when a financial opportunity arises for them to perform for a new children's program called "Rumperbutts." In spite of all the money and new found success, the two of them are miserable and have thus split up. However, on one magical evening, a mysterious individual comes into their lives and gives them a second chance. Written by AKM

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Comedy | Fantasy | Music

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Beautiful Sound See more »

Filming Locations:

New Haven, Connecticut, USA See more »

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$1,100,000 (estimated)
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Rumperbutts Theme Song
Written by Marc Brener and Mates of State
Performed by Mates of State
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The Rumperbutts have arrived!
26 May 2015 | by Mark M.See all my reviews

Imagine a band much like stars Mates of State (made up of a couple in love, who get married, making music they enjoy, doing small shows), who one day trade the indie rock life for a career as the stars of a sort of bland-but-successful Wiggles/Yo Gabba Gabba/Barney TV show, touring the country to sold out live family/kid audiences. As their fame and popularity grow, their marriage self destructs. But stuck in a long term contract, the show must go on, so to speak. Or...that is at least until a cryptic wish-giver shows up, setting them on a different path. Filled with great songs, laugh out loud humor, and a bittersweet overall story, I loved this. Plus, it successfully avoids the Hollywood happy ending, the Hollywood gloomy ending, and the indie there-is-no-ending-so-lets-just-fade- out ending. Instead it manages to end in away that seems the most true to the characters and what they would want.


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