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Decoding Annie Parker (2013)

R | | Drama | 2 May 2014 (USA)
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Love, science, sex, infidelity, disease and comedy, the wild, mostly true story of the irrepressible Annie Parker and the almost discovery of a cure for cancer.

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Steven Bernstein
4 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helen Hunt ... Mary Claire King
Samantha Morton ... Annie Parker
Aaron Paul ... Paul
Rashida Jones ... Kim
Richard Schiff ... Allen
Alice Eve ... Louise
Bradley Whitford ... Marshall
Maggie Grace ... Sarah
Marley Shelton ... Joan Parker
Ben McKenzie ... Tom
James Tupper ... Steve
Kate Micucci ... Rachel
Spencer Garrett ... David
Mageina Tovah ... Ellen
Robert Pine ... Dr. Frank
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Storyline

Love, science, sex, infidelity, disease and comedy, the wild, mostly true story of the irrepressible Annie Parker and the almost discovery of a cure for cancer.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Two women. One of them is going to change her life, the other is going to change the world.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Annie Parker See more »

Filming Locations:

Whittier, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,781, 4 May 2014

Gross USA:

$48,390

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,048
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

Annie Parker's son, William, is born in November, 1973. From June 5, 1975 to January, 1978 in the film's timeline, the character is played by Benjamin James Stockham, who is credited as Young William (8). However, the character would have been between 1 and 4 during the dates listed in the movie. Benjamin Stockham looked young for his age, but not young enough to play a toddler! The movie jumps ahead five years later (presumably to 1983), with Ryan Wynott cast as Young William (12), but he wouldn't have been 12 yet. Even if we take the William character's ages - 8 and 12 - at face value, the math still doesn't add up with a five year time-jump. Ironically, Ryan Wynott is only a few months older than Benjamin Stockham despite being credited as four years older. See more »

Quotes

Annie Parker: My life was a comedy. I just had to learn to laugh"
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Connections

Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.68 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Isn't Christmastime A Wonderful Thing
Performed by Patrick Tuzzolino
and The Joel Evans Big Band
Orchestrated by Rick Walsh
Written by Joe Lervold and Lisa Aschmann
Licensed through Publishers One Hundred Percent Pub. Co.
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Bravo to Bernstein who starts the important conversation about hereditary cancer with "Annie Parker".
1 May 2013 | by wifeofjonSee all my reviews

Bravo to Steve Bernstein for making this important film that starts the conversation about hereditary cancer. Bernstein manages to weave the "remarkable" Annie Parker's personality and humor throughout this film of serious subject matter; ultimately providing bursts of laughter just when you are thinking you might need to reach for that huge handkerchief to wipe your tears. "A" rated performances from Samantha Morton (Annie) and Aaron Paul. Rashida Jones shines brightly in her supporting role. Heartfelt, humorous, and honest...you will go home thinking about your family and family history. Knowing it is a true story, you will find yourself thinking about the "real" Annie Parker and her incredible spirit--at the very least, for the rest of your week.


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