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3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom (2012)

Frankie Go Boom (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 10 March 2012 (USA)
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Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed, and humiliated by his brother Bruce -- usually on film -- his entire life. Now that Bruce is finally off drugs and has turned his life around, things should be different. They are not.

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Jordan Roberts

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Jordan Roberts (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Hunnam ... Frankie
Nora Dunn ... Mom (Karen)
Sam Anderson ... Dad (Chris)
Chris O'Dowd ... Bruce
Kate Luyben ... Dharma
Chris Noth ... Jack
Lizzy Caplan ... Lassie
Whitney Cummings ... Claudia
Oliver Ham Austin Oliver Ham Austin ... Pig
David Marciano ... David
Sarah Rush ... Natalie
Frank Alvarez ... Cholo
Ray Chavez Ray Chavez ... Grandfather (as Ramon 'Ray' Chavez)
Leonard Kelly-Young ... Arthur
Jordan Black ... Kip
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Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed, and humiliated by his brother Bruce -- usually on film -- his entire life. Now that Bruce is finally off drugs and has turned his life around, things should be different. They are not.

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A comedy about two brothers, a girl with a broken heart, a sex tape, an angel and a pig...

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Third collaboration for Charlie Hunnam and Ron Perlman. Perlman and Hunnam worked together on the critically acclaimed FX series Sons of Anarchy (2008-2014) and Guillermo del Toro's sci-GI action adventure Pacific Rim (2013) See more »

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Pigs actually can swim. See more »

Quotes

Mom (Karen): [to Bruce] Great things are happening. Sobriety has worked wonders with your life.
Frankie: Excuse me, am I invisible? Your beautiful, sober son just put me in a porn video without my permission!
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References Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 (2011) See more »

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Here Comes Your Man
Written by Charles Thompson
Performed by Meaghan Smith
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hilarious comedy
9 April 2012 | by rory-339-54213See all my reviews

Frankie does what great comedies do. The movie sets up a very 'unlikely' scenario through which the characters must find their way. The movie doesn't shy away from many, if any of the social issues of our day but Jordan Roberts has taken a very fresh approach and thus each scene has both real hilarity and real humanity. Not enough can be said of the cast. To a person they bring such good work. Stand outs are the lead Charlie Hunnam, and his love interest Lizze Caplan. Of course, both Chris Noth and Ron Perlman fill the screen with their scene stealing roles.

While clearly working with a small, indie budget Roberts and his team have created a quality film with tremendous production values, that can easily compete with movies that cost much more to make.


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