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Successful Alcoholics (2010)

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A couple that are very successful in their jobs and at the same time have a drinking problem try to manage their love life, their social life and their jobs.

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T.J. Miller, Jordan Vogt-Roberts (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
T.J. Miller ... Drake
Lizzy Caplan ... Lindsay
Tony Hale ... Lindsay's Editor
Nick Kroll ... Hotel Attendant
Matt Braunger ... Police Officer
Fred Goss ... Drake's Boss
Nick Thune ... Alex
Allison Munn ... Dianne
Peter Karinen Peter Karinen ... Kevin
Brian Sacca ... Devin
Ryan Ridley ... Alan
Whitney Cummings ... Denver Receptionist
Maribeth Monroe ... Lindsay's Coworker
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A couple that are very successful in their jobs and at the same time have a drinking problem try to manage their love life, their social life and their jobs.

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2010 (USA) See more »

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This short is another time T.J. Miller and Lizzy work together, they both starred in Cloverfield. See more »

Quotes

Lindsay: Do know what I said to that cop?
Drake: What?
Lindsay: I told him that we were alcoholics. And that I thought that if I didnt leave you that neither one of us would stop.
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Wow
14 May 2011 | by bballplayer300See all my reviews

Wow is all I can say. Obviously, seeing this short film posted on "Funny Or Die" makes you anticipate a lot of the humorous scenes you'd expect based on the title. But the actual plot begins to develop and it gets way more intense than you'd have expected. In short: watch it.

Impressive acting by T.J. Miller, but I think this film is a great example of his abilities as a writer. After seeing him in She's Out of My League, I thought he would be a goofy comedic actor in Judd Apatow-esque films the rest of his career, but this has changed my mind.

Great acting all around. Great use of humor to keep the film from getting too dark. Hey, its a short film, and its online so find a half hour of your time to watch it.


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