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Pipe Dream (2002)

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A lonely plumber poses as a director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.

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John Walsh (as John C. Walsh)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Donovan ... David Kulovic
Anthony Arkin ... Cousin Mike
Marla Sucharetza ... Lorna Hufflitz
Mary-Louise Parker ... Toni Edelman
Kevin Carroll ... RJ Martling
Kevin Sussman ... James
Natalie B. Pyper ... Melanie Phillips
Joel Horwitz Joel Horwitz ... Lloyd Hernandez
Kelley Harron Kelley Harron ... Fran
Spencer Kayden Spencer Kayden ... Waitress
Michaela Conlin ... TV Reporter
Jonathan M. Woodward ... Boyd
Guinevere Turner ... Diane Beltrami
Peter Jacobson ... Arnie Hufflitz
Cynthia Kaplan ... Charlotte
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A lonely plumber poses as a director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.

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It's not who you are. It's who they think you are.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a sex scene | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 2005 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A botcsinálta rendező See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Mary-Louise Parker and Martin Donovan would later appear together in the Showtime series Weeds. See more »

Connections

References The Godfather (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Something Blue Amazed Me
Written by Matty Karas, Tony Daniel and Cheri Leone
Performed by The Trouble Dolls
Published by Out of Tunes Music (BMI)
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A very refreshing romantic comedy
6 June 2002 | by Buster-11See all my reviews

Saw this in preview at the Seattle Film Festival, and was wowed by Parker and Donovan -- also found the script immensely smarter and funnier than most of what passes for romantic comedy these days. This movie deserves a wide audience, I hope it gets a chance to find it.


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