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Adult World (2013)

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A naive college graduate, Amy, who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job in a shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

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Scott Coffey

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Andy Cochran (as Andrew Cochran)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Roberts ... Amy
Summer Shelton ... Creative Writing Professor
Chris Riggi ... Josh
Shannon Woodward ... Candace
Catherine Lloyd Burns ... Sheryl
Reed Birney ... Todd
Manu Gargi Manu Gargi ... Mr. Shah
Patricia Squire ... Old Blind Woman (as Pat Squire)
Cloris Leachman ... Mary Ann
Scott Coffey ... Bookstore Owner
John Cullum ... Stan
Evan Peters ... Alex
Joshua Barry Ward Joshua Barry Ward ... Customer Rick (as Joshua B. Ward)
Justin Nappi ... Customer Man
John Cusack ... Rat Billings
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Storyline

A naive college graduate, Amy, who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job in a shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

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When life gets hard, rise to the occasion.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Akatallilo gia anilikous See more »

Filming Locations:

Syracuse, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,783, 16 February 2014

Gross USA:

$25,368

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,887
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Patricia Squire's film debut. See more »

Goofs

Whilst uploading her erotic story to the Le Passion site, it is briefly shown that there is no option for leaving one's phone number. Also, Amy did not attach a file, nor did she include her email address in the spaces provided on the submission form, therefore her receiving a phone call from the magazine is unlikely. See more »

Quotes

Amy: Sh**. Sh**. Sh**. Mother. Sh**.
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Connections

Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.17 (2014) See more »

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Baby Your Light Is Out
Performed by The Young Holt Trio (as Young-Holt Unlimited)
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Cutie Patootie
19 March 2014 | by lowrysamuel4See all my reviews

This was just an adorable little independent film. Cusack gives his best Cusack-esque performance. Emma Roberts is also enchanting. Is the film perfect, or near? Not really, but there are some nice, actually very funny scenes sprinkled throughout. The idea is unique one. While is structure has been done, the coming of age straight out of college story, and also seems to be hot right now in most youth culture films. I believe that with some quirky, interesting scenes, the picture is very entertaining and very funny. I always encourage Emma Roberts to keep working because she really does have some talent and just needs to break out of the teen star typecast. Overall I enjoyed it and thought it was great for what it was.


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