When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group - all best friends - start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all.

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Mike Birbiglia

Writer:

Mike Birbiglia
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gillian Jacobs ... Samantha
Mike Birbiglia ... Miles
Kate Micucci ... Allison
Tami Sagher ... Lindsay
Keegan-Michael Key ... Jack
Emily Skeggs ... Shy Sarah
Chris Gethard ... Bill
Brandon Scott Jones ... Audience Chuck
Sunita Mani ... Amy
Sondra James ... Bonnie
Richard Kline ... Mr. Coughlin
Glenn Wein ... Psychiatrist
Neil Fleischer ... Pianist Seth
Erin Darke ... Natasha
Gary Richardson ... Gary
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Storyline

Jack (Keegan Michael Key) and his girlfriend Samantha (Gillian Jacobs) are a perfect couple who are also Teammates on a popular improv group that perform at a struggling comedy spot in NYC. Together, the team has a family like bond but individually they have their personal dreams of being on the weekly television show "This Weekend Live". Written by inhollywoodtv

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Taglines:

The spotlight's not for everyone.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

During filming of The Commune's stage performances, the Steadicam operator improvised camera shots as the cast performed. See more »

Goofs

When Bill reads a Huffington Post article about Jack's casting, it explains that Daniel Radcliffe will be hosting the season premiere. When Lindsay reads a LaughSpin article, it says Ben Stiller will be hosting the season premiere. When the season premiere finally occurs, Lena Dunham hosts. See more »

Quotes

Liz: I like you.
Miles: I like me too.
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Crazy Credits

After thanking The Upright Citizens Brigade theater and The Second City, there's a note saying "Thank youuuuuu" referencing the movie's running gag about Bill's father. See more »


Soundtracks

Sink / Let It Sway
Written by John Cardwell, Philip Dickey and William Knauer
Performed by Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
Courtesy of Polyvinyl Record Co.
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Thoughtful, surprising and genuinely entertaining
28 December 2016 | by renbostelaarSee all my reviews

Don't Think Twice is a tremendously satisfying film about a very specific world, and anybody familiar with the gruelling hustle of comics, writers and improvisers vying for any measure of success in those fields will recognize many of the characters and small details that Mike Birbiglia has written into this film. Outsiders, though, don't have to worry that this is all "inside baseball" for comedy nerds because the emotions and relationships that propel this film are pretty universal. Driven by a talented ensemble and featuring as many poignant moments as genuine laugh lines, this humble film may stick with you a lot longer than you'd expect.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Don't Think Twice See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$92,835, 24 July 2016

Gross USA:

$4,417,667

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,417,667
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Color | Black and White (archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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