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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.


Jim Strouse (as James C. Strouse)


Jim Strouse (as James C. Strouse)
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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 ... Mom (as Patricia Floyd)
Evander Duck Jr. ... Kenny
Susan Heyward ... Jerusa
Robert King ... Duane
Anne Carney ... Mrs. Taggart
Dana Jacks ... Clueless Guest
Megan Ketch ... Mandy


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


When Jessica is talking to Damon on the street (piano scene), the medium shot of them in profile shows their shadows parallel to the sidewalk. In the close-up shots of Jessica and Damon, the shadows are at about 45º to the sidewalk. This can be seen in shadows of the trees behind Jessica and of the shadows of Damon's head on his body. See more »


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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References The Return of the Living Dead (1985) See more »


Fantastic Man
Written by William Onyeabor
Performed by William Onyeabor
Courtesy of Luaka Bop, Inc.
By arrangement with Fine Gold Music
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To be single or not to be
3 March 2018 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

And being of a certain age, as in not a teenager anymore I should add. It is also kind of refreshing, because the people in this feel real, the dialog feels real and the situation in general may feel like something you either experienced or can see yourself experiencing. It's really well played and very well written and it is also very akward at times. But sweet akward.

So while you may know the main female lead as a comedian in sketches in comedy shows, she is able to spread her wings and be that character in this movie. It does indeed feel as though she is incredible as is the movie itself. It is romantic of course and this has to be something you are willing to watch, otherwise the general drama will not be enough for you.

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28 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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