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American Loser (2007)

Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot (original title)
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A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of ... See full summary »

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Tod Harrison Williams, Jeff Nichols (based on the book: "The Little Yellow Bus" by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Seann William Scott ... Jeff Nichols
Gretchen Mol ... Lynn
Deirdre O'Connell ... Cynthia
Kevin Conway ... Bert
Jeff Garlin ... Lenny
Denis O'Hare ... Mike
Stephen Adly Guirgis ... Al
Charlie Tahan ... Little Jeff
Tonye Patano ... Mrs. Shelby
Jonathan Ames ... Chairperson
Jayce Bartok ... Brian from Boarding School
Erica Fae ... Receptionist (as Erica Berg)
Susannah Bianchi Susannah Bianchi ... Mary - AA Member
Ian Buchanan ... Terry
Matthew Cowles ... Detoxer
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A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to try to get it together.

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He may be a total disaster... but at least he's entertaining.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Loser See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Towards the end of the closing credits, there is a clip of the real Jeff Nichols performing stand up comedy. See more »

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References Forrest Gump (1994) See more »

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Holding Out For A Hero
Written by Dean Pitchford and Jim Steinman (as James Steinma)
Performed by Bonnie Tyler
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Time of my life I'll never get back
23 November 2018 | by katieexlynnSee all my reviews

Whoever wrote this movie is the definition of "American Loser." Nothing whatsoever in this movie made sense. Not funny, dramatic, or entertaining. Watching paint dry would be more entertaining than having to sit through this nonsense.


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