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Raising Flagg (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 25 April 2008 (Mexico)
A comedy centered on a handyman (Arkin) and his lifelong competition with his neighbor (Pendleton.)

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Neal Miller
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alan Arkin ... Flagg Purdy
Lauren Holly ... Rachel Purdy
Glenne Headly ... Anne Marie Purdy
Barbara Dana Barbara Dana ... Ada Purdy
Austin Pendleton ... Gus Falk
Daniel Quinn ... Travis Purdy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew Arkin ... Eldon Purdy
Robert Blanche ... Matt Durwood
Lyssa Browne Lyssa Browne ... Tammy Purdy
George Fosgate ... Foster Cooper
Jordan Fry ... Porter Purdy
Ernie Garrett Ernie Garrett ... Neighbour
Todd C. Guzze Todd C. Guzze ... Gardner #2
Jan Hoag ... Judge Walters
Clifton James ... Ed McIvor
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A comedy centered on a handyman (Arkin) and his lifelong competition with his neighbor (Pendleton.)

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief drug content
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2008 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Counting Sheep See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Oregon, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$636, 4 February 2007

Gross USA:

$4,130

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$70,528
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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minor but enjoyable indie comedy
16 February 2009 | by Buddy-51See all my reviews

"Raising Flagg" is a laid back, innocuous indie comedy about a cantankerous, attention-seeking old codger (delightfully played by Alan Arkin) and his run-ins with various members of his family and community.

Preferring the appreciative chuckle to the full-throated guffaw, writer/director Neil Miller gently ribs his small town folk without once resorting to condescension or caricature to get the laugh. Arkin is nicely complemented by a cast of familiar and not-so-familiar faces (Austen Pendleton and Richard Kine being probably the most recognizable of the lot), while the Pacific Northwest setting provides a scenic backdrop for all the shenanigans.


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