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Harry + Max (2004)

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Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.

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Harry is a 23-year-old former boy band idol who is watching his younger brother Max, 16, follow in his footsteps. Harry has detoured on his way to a Japanese concert tour to escort Max on a long-promised camping adventure. Their trip begins on a note of camaraderie but quickly turns serious as old wounds resurface, forcing them to come to terms with their dysfunctional past--Harry's drinking problems, his disconnection from the family, and, most of all, his relationship with Max and the emotional dependency that keeps them from moving into adulthood. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Brothers like no others.

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17 January 2004 (USA)  »

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$5,163, 20 February 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$14,923, 8 May 2005
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When Harry pours Max a glass of wine the cork vanishes from the wine bottle between shots. See more »

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References Perry Mason (1957) See more »

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Hated it!
10 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

I found this movie totally unbelievable almost from the start. Even if you can get past the rather repellent idea of two brothers lusting after each other, the characters just don't ring true. The dialogue is stilted. Their motivations are impossible to divine and they repeatedly do things that just don't make sense. The relationships are truly a mystery -- why certain characters sleep with other characters, for example. I can't tell you how many times I said to myself, "There's just no WAY!" Frankly, I'm amazed this even got produced.

That said, I thought the cast did a reasonably good job with what they were given -- particularly Bryce Johnson.


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