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Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime | 14 April 2011 (USA)
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Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.

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Alexandre Rockwell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Dinklage ... K.C. Munk
Mark Boone Junior ... Jack Gomes
Todd Barry ... Bob Withers
Steve Buscemi ... Bernie Lake
Seymour Cassel ... Saco
Ritchie Coster ... Hal Lazar
Lena Headey ... Shannah
Michael Hitchcock ... Sly
Carol Kane ... Landlady
Artin Kashini Artin Kashini ... Aram
Michael Lerner ... Leonard Proval
Rosie Perez ... Julia
David Proval ... Nimmo
Steven Randazzo Steven Randazzo ... Larson
Emily Rios ... Xan
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Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Morte de Pete Smalls See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,000, 16 April 2011

Gross USA:

$10,000
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1.85 : 1
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Dinklage and Rockwell were both in A Case of You See more »

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[first lines]
K.C.: A friend of mine became a big-shot Hollywood director. He put himself in his own movies. Big mistake. My oldest friend, Jack, teaching acting in the valley to people in refrigerator boxes. He said the idea came to him when he was locked in a public bathroom for a night. Me, I own a laundromat. My best friend has four legs and cataracts. I'd gone out to Los Angeles to change the world. And then we got hit smack in the face by something we hadn't seen coming. Fame.
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Pete Smalls Is Dull (2010)
2 January 2017 | by Seth_Rogue_OneSee all my reviews

With a cast like this that alone should make for a pretty interesting movie, but unfortunately that is not the case and it is a rather forgettable tale.

So forgettable in fact that I forgot I had already seen it a couple years back and didn't realise until when I (re)watched it today 30 minutes in when Steve Buscemi shows up in an awful blonde afro wig that I had indeed seen it before.

It's supposed to be a comedy, but it's just not particularly funny. And in the end when the "mystery" is solved (I say that lightly because it's pretty obvious and it's not a mystery movie as such) in retrospect the script is rather stupid as well.

I made sure to write a review and rate it this time around so I don't have the misfortune of possibly watching it again in a couple of years when I very possibly would have forgotten about it all over again.

A very weak 4/10 from me, it would have been less if not for Peter Dinklage and Theresa Wayman.


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