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The Naked Man (1998)

R | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | August 1998 (USA)
A man takes matters into his own hands when a pharmaceutical kingpin moves into his town to cause some real trouble.

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J. Todd Anderson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Rapaport ... Edward Bliss Jr.
Michael Jeter ... Sticks
John Carroll Lynch ... Driver
Arija Bareikis ... Kim
Rachael Leigh Cook ... Dolores
Martin Ferrero ... Sammy
Joe Grifasi ... Koski
John Slattery ... Burns
Peter Thoemke ... Ed Bliss, Sr.
Nancy Plank Nancy Plank ... Mrs. Bliss
Steve Shaffer Steve Shaffer ... Dr. Poland
Charles Brin Charles Brin ... Mr. Renfrow
Jessica Shepherd Jessica Shepherd ... Patty
Jesse Morse Jesse Morse ... Bully
Katherine Disque ... The Adjusted Woman
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A man takes matters into his own hands when a pharmaceutical kingpin moves into his town to cause some real trouble.

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Chiropracter by day. Wrestler by night.

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Organmann See more »

Filming Locations:

Jordan, Minnesota, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The first film written by Ethan Coen without the involvement of his brother Joel. See more »

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Delores: Feel the marshmallow.
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Why was this not released
6 February 2001 | by dpsamSee all my reviews

This movie is more than just a film co-written by Ethan Coen (of the Coen brother fame). And if your expecting a Coen brother movie, its different but it does have some familiar ties to films made by the Coen brothers. What else would you expect from Director J.T Anderson who has been the storyboard artist on almost all of the Coen brothers projects, and J.T's characters are every bit as interesting as any created by his co-writer and his brother. This movie lives on the dynamics between its characters, and of course great photography by Jeff Barklage. (I think every Coen brother film has had great photography that pushes the story and the characters.) But enough about Coens. This is a fun film and a good film, and I cannot understand why OCTOBER and UNIVERSAL did not release this sucker.


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