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Kettle of Fish (2006)

A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective.

Director:

Claudia Myers

Writer:

Claudia Myers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Modine ... Mel
Gina Gershon ... Ginger
Christy Scott Cashman ... Diana
Isiah Whitlock Jr. ... Freddie
Kevin J. O'Connor ... Harry
Lois Chiles ... Jean
Stephen Mailer ... Band Leader
Ewa Da Cruz ... Inga
Fisher Stevens ... Bruce
Eddie Kaye Thomas ... Sean
Ranjit Chowdhry ... Doorman
Gloria Reuben ... Mindy
Amy Sacco ... Rita
Chuck Pfeiffer Chuck Pfeiffer ... Walter (as Chuck Pfeifer)
Robert Zarem Robert Zarem ... Research Director (as Bobby Zarem)
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Storyline

Mel is a musician in Manhattan, with plenty of one-night stands but no steady companion, except for his goldfish. He decides to move in with his current girlfriend, so he sublets his flat to Ginger, an English biologist new in town. The day he moves out, he flips for the bride at a wedding where he's playing, breaks up with his girlfriend, and moves back into his flat, negotiating with Ginger to her temporary flatmate. Meanwhile, he pursues Diana, the bride, working as the elevator operator in her building while he and Ginger develop a friendship as she does research on his fish. One of her lab frogs and his fish develop an attraction: is this a harbinger of opposites attracting? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

Sometimes love is right outside your fishbowl See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un sapo, un príncipe y ella See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,594, 8 October 2006

Gross USA:

$7,196

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,196
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Goofs

In the scene where Ginger asks Melvin for his fish, he takes a coke out of his back pocket and opens it. There is no sound of it opening. Also in several different jump cuts of this scene the coke can changes back and forth. See more »

Soundtracks

Unexpected
Written by David Tobocman
Performed by Sasha Lazard
Tel Twelve Music (ASCAP)
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kettle of fish review...
22 January 2009 | by golfproonly1976See all my reviews

the movie is fine for what it is......everybody has different tastes... the old saying is one man's bread is another man's poison...i like gershon very much.. and modine is fine as well.... i am a big movie buff and i have been for almost 50 years...every movie cannot be a gone with the wind or Casablanca.... and there are poor movies out there for sure.. but this movie entertained me because i was not looking for anything like a classic... now.. i admit i saw this film by accident on cable.. so i did not pay for it but still i think the movie has some redeeming qualities and there are some people that would really enjoy it....the movie is set as a light romantic comedy and it does fit that.. One additional comment i must make after reading all the negative comments as well as the positive ones is i have my opinion on the film and so does everyone else... no one's opinion is any more valid than someone else... my best friend loves sushi... i can't stand it.. does that mean there is something wrong with my taste buds... no it does not... so there are people who like this film and there are some who do not.. i will hold to my opinion but if you do not like it hey different stokes for different folks, watch it and form your own opinion..........


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