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Brave New Jersey (2016)

TV-MA | | Comedy | 4 August 2017 (USA)
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A comedy about a small New Jersey town on the night of Orson Welles' legendary 1938 "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast, which led millions of listeners to believe the U.S. was being invaded by Martians.

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Jody Lambert
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anna Camp ... Peg Prickett
Heather Burns ... Lorraine Davison
Sam Jaeger ... Paul Davison
Evan Jonigkeit ... Sparky
Raymond J. Barry ... Captain Ambrose P. Collins
Tony Hale ... Clark Hill
Erika Alexander ... Helen Holbrook
Mel Rodriguez ... Sheriff Dandy
Dan Bakkedahl ... Reverend Ray Rogers
Grace Kaufman ... Ann Davison
Matt Oberg ... Chardy Edwards
Sandra Ellis Lafferty ... Old Farmer Lady
Leonard Earl Howze ... Stan Holbrook
Noah Lomax ... Peter
Adina Galupa ... Shannon
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A comedy about a small New Jersey town on the night of Orson Welles' legendary 1938 "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast, which led millions of listeners to believe the U.S. was being invaded by Martians.

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An alien invasion comedy where the aliens never show up.

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Comedy

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TV-MA

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Odwagi, New Jersey See more »

Filming Locations:

Maury City, Tennessee, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,105, 6 August 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$14,105, 6 August 2017
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The Shot Clock,BondIt See more »
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Producers originally wanted cattle loaded into the rotolacter machine, only to be informed it would be impossible due to cattle behavior. Instead, they opted to only have a cow grazing in the background. See more »

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The dialogue includes several modern expressions that wouldn't have been used in 1938, including "time frame" and "inappropriate" to mean an unwanted sexual advance from a man to a woman. See more »

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Long Story Short
Written by Dennis Lambert
Performed by Tony Hale
Courtesy of Tuneworks Music
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Very entertaining
25 August 2017 | by glangendoenSee all my reviews

Just like "Aluvayers" said : a remake of the classical movie. I was hoping this movie was a lot like "The Night That Panicked America (1975)" and i wasn't disappointed, in fact this one was even funnier. And of course the whole nostalgic view of the radio days and the dangers of people scaring themselves with the unknown. Good Job !


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