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Man About Town (2006)

A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Mike Binder

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Mike Binder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Affleck ... Jack Giamoro
Rebecca Romijn ... Nina Giamoro
John Cleese ... Dr. Primkin
Sam Ball ... Jimmy Dooley (as Samuel Ball)
Mike Binder ... Morty
Erica Cerra ... Sela
Gina Gershon ... Arlene Kreiner
Adam Goldberg ... Phil Balow
Howard Hesseman ... Ben Giamoro
Bai Ling ... Barbi Ling
Jerry O'Connell ... David Lilly
Kal Penn ... Alan Fineberg
Amber Valletta ... Brynn Lilly
Damien Dante Wayans ... Lucky Reynolds
Laura Soltis ... Barbara Giamoro
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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Taglines:

Sometimes it's not about getting the deal. It's about getting a life. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual content and a scene of violence | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Media 8 Entertainment

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 2006 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Diario de un ejecutivo agresivo See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,165,186
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Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

In the part where Brynn Lilly is pretending to be Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct, she is holding a cigarette. Each time the camera changes angles, the cigarette is long, then short, then long, several times. See more »

Quotes

Jack Giamoro: I am nothing without the constant elixir of movement. I do not know how to be just still.
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Connections

References Basic Instinct (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

The Sad Song
Written by Fredo Viola
Performed by Fredo Viola
Courtesy of Aviola Studio
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I liked it but it's not a comedy
9 November 2006 | by mn_aquaSee all my reviews

I liked the movie. Ben was funny and Rebecca Romijn lovely and attractive. The characters they portrayed were real and convincing. But the movie contained more drama than comedy. A few times I laughed, but overall this movie had a serious message about how to cope with people's imperfection (and your own). Psychological themed movies often are presented as a comedy. Hence the casting of John Cleese, the neurotic eminently. The movie is a nice distraction, and some people may learn from it.


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