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Mayor Cupcake (2011)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 19 July 2011 (USA)
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A hard-working cupcake maker is inadvertently elected mayor of a small town burdened with debt. Uneducated, she relies on her street smarts to clean up the town.

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Alex Pires
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lea Thompson ... Mary Maroni
Judd Nelson ... Donald Maroni
Dorian Harewood ... Albert Peach
Frankie Faison ... Lenny Davis
Zoey Deutch ... Lana Maroni
Madelyn Deutch ... Anita Maroni
Gavin DeGraw ... Himself
Greta Van Susteren ... Herself
Michael Petted ... Quail
Peter Patrikios ... Greg Grundle
Scott Boulware Scott Boulware ... Town Clerk Pete
Peter Schmitz Peter Schmitz ... Black Bart
Thomas J. McCarthy Thomas J. McCarthy ... Mayor Bloodworth (as Tom McCarthy)
Lexy Rutt Lexy Rutt ... Tanya Maroni
Buck Schirner Buck Schirner ... Jimmy
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A hard-working cupcake maker is inadvertently elected mayor of a small town burdened with debt. Uneducated, she relies on her street smarts to clean up the town.

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Small town. Big problems. Little cupcakes. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and language
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Muffin polgármester See more »

Filming Locations:

Bridgeville, Delaware, USA See more »

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Highway One Pictures See more »
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Color
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Trivia

Lea Thompson's two daughters, Zoey Deutch and Madelyn Deutch, play her daughters in this movie. See more »

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This film is dedicated to Mary C. Pires... the inspiration for Mary Maroni. See more »

Soundtracks

No I Won't
Written by John H. Mathias III, Robert C. Gibson Jr., Theodore A. Mathias, Peter A. Mathias
Performed by Filligar
Courtesy of (Three One Two) Productions/ASCAP
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Light and Fluffy

I was looking for a feel-good, light comedy with family and community values. This was perfect. I might have given it a 6 or 7 because it's not the greatest movie in existence that must be watched by one and all. However, I have a huge soft spot for cupcakes. Honestly. Such a cute word and one of my favorite desserts. That brought it up a star. Then when I saw that it took place in (and was filmed in) my home state, well state pride boosted it up to 9 stars. Punkin' Chunkin'--yeah baby!! I am so glad that made it into the movie. And my biggest laugh was at the end with one of Bart's signs. Only Delawareans will get just how hilarious that is--thank you for including it!

By the way, a previous review mentioned typical mid-west town. I could see that, but knowing this is my home I do have to speak out and say it's an east coast town. Right next to the Shore (as the sign by town hall saying "Beaches" would indicate).


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