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Don't Think Twice (2016)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 22 July 2016 (USA)
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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

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Mike Birbiglia
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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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The spotlight's not for everyone.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Del Close, the legendary improv actor, writer and teacher, is repeatedly mentioned as an honor for his legacy. See more »

Goofs

In the special thanks section of the credits, Jordan Klepper's name is misspelled as Jordon Klepper. See more »

Quotes

[the commune is watching weekend live on TV]
Bill: We've been replaced... by Ben Stiller.
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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 »

Connections

References Family Affair (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Lost and Found
Written by Brandon Duggins, Jeremy Johnson & Drew Osborn
Published by pubBLAST! Songs (BMI)
Performed by Workers
Courtesy of sonaBLAST! Records
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Heartwarming
28 December 2016 | by treider-89422See all my reviews

Great insight into improv side of the comedy world and the struggles and emotions involved with trying to fulfill the dream of stardom. Both funny and touching,the film follows the ups and downs of each member of an improv troupe as they attempt to find their niche while dealing with day to day struggles with family, relationships and each other. It doesn't have light sabers or magical creatures, but if you can get past that (because you're an intelligent adult with a sense of humor) then I would recommend this film. The casting was perfect and I've added this film to a short list of movies that I can go back to at anytime and enjoy.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 July 2016 (USA) See more »

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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)

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2.35 : 1
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