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Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)

Mr. Jack and Sweet Stephen cruise aimlessly through the streets of LA speculating about life, death, divine will and the force of power that predetermines their existence. Mr. Jack attempts... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Modine ... Mr. Jack
Callum Blue ... Sweet Stephen Miller
Adam Baldwin ... Tommy the Cop
Paul Adelstein ... Philly
Zach Galifianakis ... Bucky
Don McManus ... Dennis Rivers
Liza Weil ... Norma
Lisa Brenner ... Juliet
David Ellison ... Romeo
Maree Cheatham ... Elderly Woman
Martin Spanjers ... Seth
Lee Weaver ... Barney
Benjamin Brown ... Aaron
Nicole Dalton ... Jessica
Joanna Kelly ... Jill
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Storyline

Mr. Jack and Sweet Stephen cruise aimlessly through the streets of LA speculating about life, death, divine will and the force of power that predetermines their existence. Mr. Jack attempts to illustrate to his sidekick the delicate and natural forces of the universe. Sweet Stephen's superficial charm and bloodsucking lifestyle sends him and Mr. Jack on a voyage that is relentless, engaging, and darkly hilarious. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, some drug and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Frenemy See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$485,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Mr. Jack rises from his chair on the chat show, his jacket is unbuttoned. In the next shot, the jacket is buttoned. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Jack: You know what? Today was a great day.
Sweet Stephan: It was a day.
Mr. Jack: The perfect mix of intrigue, danger, tragedy, love, sex, violence and plain old American fun.
Sweet Stephan: You're not from England, you know.
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References Fuck 'em All 2 (1999) See more »

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Dishonest advertising aside, a poorly made film
20 May 2011 | by MasterGuns2077See all my reviews

Yes, this film jumped on the ZG bandwagon and that's probably the only reason anyone honestly watched this film. It's also the only reason anyone got to see an interesting idea get completely butchered by terrible writing and equally awful directing. Perhaps it's because the budget was so low, perhaps its because the writers and director were simply talentless. The concept, without spoiling it for you (but really, don't bother) is a discussion of violence and what is evil, what is addiction, and what is human nature. Interesting, right? Yeah. Toss in some relatively talented and interesting actors and its all up to the writing and directing to bring this film together. Those two cogs fail miserably, and we're left with a film that features a superb ZG doing what he does best for about fifteen minutes. After that, you're left to fumble around the film on your own. Good luck, but don't bother. This film was a failure. A good idea, but poorly executed.


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