A hilarious comedy about a young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to try to get it together.

Writers:

Tod Harrison Williams, Jeff Nichols (based on the book: "The Little Yellow Bus" by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Seann William Scott ... Jeff Nichols
Gretchen Mol ... Lynn
Deirdre O'Connell ... Cynthia
Kevin Conway ... Bert
Jeff Garlin ... Lenny
Denis O'Hare ... Mike
Stephen Adly Guirgis ... Al
Charlie Tahan ... Little Jeff
Tonye Patano ... Mrs. Shelby
Jonathan Ames ... Chairperson
Jayce Bartok ... Brian from Boarding School
Erica Fae ... Receptionist (as Erica Berg)
Susannah Bianchi Susannah Bianchi ... Mary - AA Member
Ian Buchanan ... Terry
Matthew Cowles ... Detoxer
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Storyline

A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to try to get it together.

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He may be a total disaster... but at least he's entertaining.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Towards the end of the closing credits, there is a clip of the real Jeff Nichols performing stand up comedy. See more »

Connections

References Rain Man (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Holding Out For A Hero
Written by Dean Pitchford and Jim Steinman (as James Steinma)
Performed by Bonnie Tyler
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One of the worst movies ever made
19 March 2021 | by utlonghorns-28073See all my reviews

This movie was dreadful from the beginning to the end. It was downright depressing throughout. It lacks very few funny moments and was not well put together. This was almost worse than slapstick comedy.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Loser See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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