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Slow Learners (2015)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 19 August 2015 (USA)
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Jeff and Anne, two close friends and co-workers, are embarrassingly unlucky at love. They hatch a plan to transform themselves over the course of a sex-and-alcohol-fueled summer.

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Heather Maidat (screenplay by) (as Matt Serword), Heather Maidat (story by) (as Matt Serword) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Pally ... Jeff Lowry
Megan Neuringer ... Laura
Bobby Spears Jr. ... Fellini Cafe Waiter
Peter Grosz ... Dr. Mark Sonderskov
Sarah Burns ... Anne Martin
Reid Scott ... Max
Christine James Walker ... Hot Babe (as Christine Walker)
Kate Flannery ... Principal Miller
Catherine Reitman ... Julia
Montana Marks ... Sexy Dressed Student
Amy Londyn ... Female Student
Francis Toner Francis Toner ... Partying Teacher
Natalie Anne Pagano Natalie Anne Pagano ... Keg Standing School Nurse (as Natalie Pagano)
Rebecca Anne Viscuse Rebecca Anne Viscuse ... Body Shot Girl (as Rebecca Viscuse)
Chris Anthony Chris Anthony ... Good Looking Guy
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Storyline

Jeff and Anne, two close friends and co-workers in a suburban high school, are embarrassingly unlucky at love. With nothing else to lose, they hatch a plan to transform themselves over the course of a sex-and-alcohol-fueled summer into the cool, confident people they aspire to be. At first an exhilarating adventure of self-discovery, Jeff and Anne's journey turns into a laugh-out-loud experiment as they lose their identities, their dignity, and quite possibly each other. Written by BBCG Films

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Their party is just getting started

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Boys Crazy Girls See more »

Filming Locations:

Media, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$948, 23 August 2015

Gross USA:

$22,272

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,272
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Color
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Trivia

Filmed over 26 days in Media, PA. See more »

Quotes

Laura: That's a lot of onions.
Jeff Lowry: Yeah. I like onions. Make you cry.
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References Prisoner of Love (1999) See more »

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In the Middle (Acoustic Version)
Written by Lily Jurkiewicz, Madeleine Jurkiewicz & Kenny Childers
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Often Painful to Watch
23 December 2015 | by larrys3See all my reviews

For me, this movie was often painful to watch and even cringe inducing at times. It just seemed the intended humor, except for an occasional chuckle, fell "flat as a pancake" and barely worked on any level.

Adam Pally and Sarah Burns co-star here as Jeff and Anne respectively. They're both on the faculty of Jefferson High School, in Pennsylvania. They're also very close friends and both self-described dorks, who become painfully awkward when trying to interact with members of the opposite sex.

With the school term over, and the summer break beginning, Jeff and Anne make a decision to radically change their nebishy personae, and attempt to become what they deem as "cool". This will lead to some wild and crazy situations in their lives, and eventually not the outcomes they expected.

Just to note, the film, directed by Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce, with a script from Matt Serword, has highly explicit and crude language throughout, as well as a number of sexual situations.

All in all, this comedy was not worth the painful slog to get to the predictable conclusion, in my opinion. As the final credits roll, the outtakes show us that the cast had a heck of a good time making this move, and a lot better time than I had in viewing it.


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