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Addicted to Fresno (2015)

Not Rated | | Comedy , Drama | 1 September 2015 (USA)
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Follows the lives two co-dependent sisters who work as hotel maids in Fresno.


Jamie Babbit


Karey Dornetto
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Judy Greer ... Shannon
Natasha Lyonne ... Martha
Malcolm Barrett ... Eric
Jessica St. Clair ... Kristen
Edward Barbanell ... Jerry
Ron Livingston ... Edwin
Aubrey Plaza ... Kelly
John Roohinian ... Noah
Kumail Nanjiani ... Damon
Davenia McFadden Davenia McFadden ... Denise
Jon Daly ... Boris Lipka
Paul Bates ... Henry
Molly Shannon ... Margaret Lipka
Barbara Drotow Barbara Drotow ... Kasia Lipka
Alan Mandell Alan Mandell ... Arthur Lipka


This comedy tells the story of two sisters, a lesbian and a sex-addict, who work as maids at a hotel in a city named Fresno. Their lives change when one of the sisters thinks that they might have accidentally killed a man. Written by mockingjaywhispers and libbym

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Comedy | Drama


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Release Date:

1 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fresno See more »

Filming Locations:

Fresno, California, USA

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Did You Know?


Fresno is a city of 515,000 inhabitants and is the 34th largest city in the United States. See more »


References Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993) See more »


Written by Andrew Underberg
Performed by Amaany
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Cold Turkey
25 September 2017 | by scythertitusSee all my reviews

First off it has to be said that the cast is stacked with good comedy actors who have all had great roles in other things, especially the two female leads. So when they are given this chance to shine with no excuse of male influence or bias it is a shame that the material itself is such a letdown.

There is just nothing to this film, the story is basic and not really provocative or interesting enough to justify its creation. Unlike a film like Garden State, where the generally mundane story is balanced with directing choices that give the film a unique melancholic feel that suits these low-key themes, the director does nothing to highlight the stagnant flow of the plot. There isn't even really that much humour to pad out the barely-existent plot. Instead you just get two sisters talking in circles, while occasionally events happen around them, often with little to no provocation. You could argue that 'that's life', but even so the way it is presented is so unappealing that it has little merit as either entertainment or a think-piece.

Overall this is still a movie, there is dialogue and characters and events occur over a feature length run-time, but if you watched it with the sound or screen off (or both) you wouldn't be missing much. If you want a female-orientated film that captures the trapped feeling of small town living then watch Ghost World, I don't know how all the fine elements that went into this came out so banal, but it looks like they mixed flour and water together and made paste.

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