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Paddleton (2019)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | 22 February 2019 (USA)
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An unlikely friendship between two misfit neighbors becomes an unexpectedly emotional journey when the younger man is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Director:

Alex Lehmann

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christine Woods ... Doctor Hagen
Mark Duplass ... Michael
Ray Romano ... Andy
Jen Sung ... Master Liu
Stephen Oyoung ... Chen
Bjorn Johnson ... Master Liu (voice)
Harry Dej Harry Dej ... Copy Shop Customer
Sierra Fisk ... Olive
Alana Carithers Alana Carithers ... Dr. Laurey (voice)
Lu Junchang ... Ku Woo Tai
Hiroo Minami ... Ninja 1
Sam Ly ... Ninja 2
Alexandra Billings ... Judy
Kadeem Hardison ... Dave
Dendrie Taylor ... Nancy
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Storyline

An unlikely friendship between two misfit neighbors becomes an unexpectedly emotional journey when the younger man is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A Comedy of Dramatic Proportions

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paddleton See more »

Filming Locations:

Lompoc, California, USA See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The red car that they take on the road trip contains the letters DNR which stands for Do Not Resuscitate. This is a legal order to allow natural death. See more »

Goofs

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Quotes

Andy: I love you too, Michael.
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Connections

References Five Fingers of Death (1972) See more »

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This was so low key yet powerful
22 February 2019 | by ddicks2See all my reviews

I did not know what to think about about this moving when I first saw it on Netflix. It had Ray Romano so I thought it might be good and clicked on it. Wow, not a funny, chipper afternoon watch but I was hooked by the way it was filmed and how it flowed.

It did not over power the dialog with emotional music or scenery, it let you get there on your own and when the ending happened, you felt it. Both the sadness and the hope.


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