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The Good Humor Man (2005)

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A mischievous high school sophomore faces a conflict of conscience vs. character when his best friend becomes linked to the death of a youth from another clique in suburban Middle America circa '76.

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Tenney Fairchild
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Stevens ... Jay
Cameron Richardson ... Wendy
Jorge Garcia ... Mt. Rushmore
Jason Segel ... Smelly Bob
James Ransone ... Junebug
Jason Dill Jason Dill ... Hambone
John William Simmons John William Simmons ... Richie Rubin
Claire Titelman ... Barfetta
Lenny Hirsh Lenny Hirsh ... Bogus Chuck
Charlie Babcock ... Van Herkey
Athena Cansino Athena Cansino ... Jill
Rhia Bassett Rhia Bassett ... Rhonda
Elise Robertson ... Mrs. Skibness
Kelsey Grammer ... Mr. Skibness
Michael Emanuel ... Officer May
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Storyline

Boys behaving badly. Jay, a middle-class high-school sophomore, hangs out in his L.A. suburb with slackers, dopers, petty thieves and punks. Everyone has a nickname; his is Worm. His best friend, John, aka Mt. Rushmore, severely beats another student at a wedding Jay and his pals crash. At the wedding, Jay falls for Wendy, one of the jock clique. Jay has his code: no ratting out your friends. So, when the beating victim dies, Jay doesn't help the cops. Meanwhile, his relationship with Wendy develops quickly into a first love. With knives, whiskey, and drugs close at hand, can Jay navigate assaults on his manhood, the strains of friendship, and the whispers of commitment? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Cliques don't mix in '76.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, substance abuse, sexual content and some violence | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

M-80 Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A humor forrása See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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The movie is set in 1976, but the Chevrolet van-based ambulance which takes Jay to the hospital has a grill which indicates that it is a 1978 or later model year vehicle. See more »

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This Movie Is a Going to be a Classic!!!
21 May 2004 | by eagle--eyesSee all my reviews

Wow!! From the opening till the end i was into this movie, Tenney does an amazing job, I love when there is about to be a rumble they have the classic stare down and everyone gets up in slow mo, very cool stuff, throughout all the drama u find yourself laughing as well, Great Story!! And since this film is based in the 70's it has an amazing classic rock soundtrack!! Some of my favorite's... I love all the character's names in the film.. very original..It always fun to watch a film that has a lot of talented up and coming actor's. I know I will see these guys again...This film truly had it all, I can't wait for the DVD to come out. I will for sure buy it!!!


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