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The Incredible Jessica James (2017)

TV-MA | | Comedy | 28 July 2017 (USA)
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An aspiring playwright in New York strikes up a friendship with a guy while on the rebound from a break-up.

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Jim Strouse (as James C. Strouse)

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Jim Strouse (as James C. Strouse)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Williams ... Jessica James
Chris O'Dowd ... Boone
LaKeith Stanfield ... Damon (as Lakeith Stanfield)
Noël Wells ... Tasha
Taliyah Whitaker ... Shandra
Will Stephen ... Tinder Guy
Zabryna Guevara ... Mrs. Phillips
Eric Loscheider ... Mandy's New Man
Patricia R. Floyd Patricia R. Floyd ... Mom (as Patricia Floyd)
Evander Duck Jr. ... Kenny
Susan Heyward ... Jerusa
Robert King ... Duane
Anne Carney ... Mrs. Taggart
Dana Jacks Dana Jacks ... Clueless Guest
Megan Ketch ... Mandy
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An aspiring playwright in New York strikes up a friendship with a guy while on the rebound from a break-up.

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Incrível Jessica James See more »

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Beachside Films See more »
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Trivia

Jessica's wall of rejection letters also features a diploma from Carnegie Mellon University. See more »

Quotes

Jessica James: What?
Boone: I *really* like you.
Jessica James: Yeah, Boone. Of course you do. Everyone does. I'm freaking dope.
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Connections

References The Sopranos (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Khala My Friend
Written by Isaac Mpofu & Keith Kabwe
Performed by Amanaz
Courtesy of Now-Again Records
By arrangement with Amanaz
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Finally, something NEW
3 August 2017 | by briancajaySee all my reviews

Last week I asked Hollywood to give me something new, fresh and exciting. When no thunderclap blazed through the sky in order to solidify the delivery of my plea, I assumed I would be saddled with repetitive movies forever. That is until Jessica Williams, an actress formerly on the daily show, debuted her newest project The Incredible Jessica James, the movie follows Jessica James, an aspiring playwright who has been struggling to cope with a breakup, as she learns lessons of love, career, and friendship.

The movie is delightfully clever and witty as it brings the issues of millennial life to the silver screen. Yes, at the core of it all it is a romantic comedy, a woman meets a man and they date, but beyond that we receive a strong female lead from Jessica Williams who captures the spirit of all of us who choose to continue following their passions in this daring film. She is slightly unhinged and incredibly determined, which can be witnessed in everything from obsessing over her break up, to leaving strangers vulnerable voice mails, going on embarrassing and awkward dates, and intense friendship moments, all be it with an eleven year old girl, served to cast this film as one of my favorites in 2017.

While the rest of Hollywood is coasting on sequel and reiterating the same plot with new casts, Jim Crouse the films writer and director took risks, raised the hard questions, and pushed viewers out of their comfort zone. I struggled to hold back tears for the entire film.

Hear more from me at my personal blog www.lifeofbriancajay.com


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