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When Jeff Tried to Save the World (2018)

When the manager of an old-school bowling alley discovers the owner's plans to sell, saving Winky's World means pulling himself out of the gutter, too.

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Kendall Goldberg
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Cast

Credited cast:
Maya Erskine ... Samantha
Anna Konkle ... Lindy
Jon Heder ... Jeff
Brendan Meyer ... Stanford
Jim O'Heir ... Carl
Steve Berg ... Frank
Candi Milo ... Sheila
Elizabeth Laidlaw ... Jeff's Mom (voice)
Keith Kupferer ... Aaron
Robert Breuler ... El Diablo
Roger Welp ... Mike
Jimmy Seargeant ... Trevor
Shane Simmons ... Bathroom Boy
Richard Esteras ... Raul
Erin Luboff Erin Luboff ... Bowler
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When the manager of an old-school bowling alley discovers the owner's plans to sell, saving Winky's World means pulling himself out of the gutter, too.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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The bowling alley used in this film is located in Lansing, Illinois and is called "Lan Oak Lanes." See more »

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A great indie film!
15 December 2018 | by shlatimerSee all my reviews

A sincere and beautifully crafted film. Joh Heder gives a layered, affecting performance. It's a small personal story that sneaks up on you with emotional oomph. I highly recommend it to lovers of indie film, bowling, or anyone who's ever had to struggle with change in their lives-- so, everyone.


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