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Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas (2006)

When his journal of bright ideas is stolen, college freshman Bickford Schmeckler (Fugit) has to blanket the campus in order to locate it.

Director:

Scott Lew

Writer:

Scott Lew
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Fugit ... Bickford Shmeckler
Olivia Wilde ... Sarah Witt
Deon Richmond ... Red
Tyler Francavilla ... PJ
Nick Corirossi ... Partier who wants to dance
Chris Weitz ... Sheldon Schmeckler (voice)
Allison Weintraub Allison Weintraub ... Party Girl
Fran Kranz ... Ralph
J.D. Walsh ... Fred
Gary Lundy ... Mellow Guy
Reid Scott ... Trent
Genevieve Padalecki ... Toga Hussy (as Jennifer Cortese)
Danny Kanamori Danny Kanamori ... Drunk Jock
Robert Ben Garant ... Campus Cop
Thomas Lennon ... Campus Cop
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Storyline

When his journal of bright ideas is stolen, college freshman Bickford Schmeckler (Fugit) has to blanket the campus in order to locate it.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

First she stole his theories. Then his heart.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 2008 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Cool Ideas See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Scott Lew: the guy in the automated wheelchair that beeps at Bickford as he is standing outside the College Services building. See more »

Goofs

As the camera pans along Trent's car as he reads The Book, a man with glasses appears in the reflection of the car. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Title Card: Nothing can ever be truly, fully understood. Not even the simplest thing. Not even this. - Bicford Shmeckler
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Connections

Referenced in Living with Lew (2007) See more »

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I'm nothing
Performed by Violent Femmes
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Bickford Shmecklers' got cool ideas.
23 July 2007 | by kallyxcore88See all my reviews

I loved this movie. Although my opinion is biased on the fact that I adore Patrick Fugit and would be pleased with anything he was cast in. I was greatly impressed by Olivia Wilde's performance on the big screen, as I had only seen her on a few episodes of The O.C.

I found the theories in 'The Book' itself to be 'brain-gasmic' and quite thoughtful. Surly something I, myself, would have wanted to read if there were such a book published.

I gave the movie and overall 8 because, although I was excited to see Patrick, the plot was slow and I wasn't quite satisfied with the ending of the film.


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