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An Actor Prepares

An Actor Prepares is a movie starring Ben Schwartz, Jeremy Irons, and Matthew Modine. After suffering a heart attack, a world famous, hard-drinking actor is forced to drive cross country with his estranged son (who testified against...

Other Titles
Sobrevivendo ao Meu Pai, Viaggio con papà - Istruzioni per l'uso, Bringing Up Daddy, Alma de actor, Tata i sin na proputovanju
Running Time
1 hours 37 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Comedy
Director
Steve Clark
Writer
Thomas Moffett, Steve Clark
Actors
Jeremy Irons, Ben Schwartz, Matthew Modine, Jack Huston
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

After suffering a heart attack, a world famous, hard-drinking actor is forced to drive cross country with his estranged son (who testified against him in his parents' divorce) on one last madcap adventure.

Comments about comedy «An Actor Prepares» (21)

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Steven H.

I love this movie. It's funny, sexy, and everything that's right about comedy. I never get tired of it. It's the best movie of the 90's.

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Billy P.

The movie is about a guy who can't get a girlfriend, so he goes through a lot of trouble to try to find one. This movie is great, its funny, romantic, and has a great message. I highly recommend it.

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Larry

This is a very funny movie. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who has ever had to deal with an actress who is making a name for herself and doesn't know how to do it. The acting in this movie was very good. The humor was great, and the story line was very funny. I highly recommend this movie to anyone. If you are a person who likes to laugh and laugh a lot, then this movie is for you. I think that most people who are going to see this movie are going to be very happy. If you are not a person who likes to laugh a lot and don't have any problems with actors who don't know how to do it, then this movie is not for you. This movie is very good. I really like this movie. It is not a bad movie. I would give this movie a 9/10.

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Philip G.

This is a funny, refreshing and unexpected movie. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys good cinema. The story is about two writers, Brian (a perfect, charming, likable actor) and Charlie (an actor who does what he can with his own flaws), who meet in a local pub and have a number of hilarious conversations. Charlie is the one who is ready to write, while Brian is the one who is ready to act. However, while Charlie does his work, Brian has to figure out what to write about. Eventually, they both decide to write about a book that is about to come out. However, this book, "On Writing" is not what they expected. While they are writing, they find out that there are a lot of problems with it. This is a movie that will make you laugh, laugh, laugh. It is full of small, witty jokes and dialogue. The characters are all unique, and there are lots of little quirks and funny things about them. You will not see a better movie this year. This is a must-see movie. It is one of the best comedies of the year. I rate this 9/10.

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Diana

This is one of the funniest movies I've ever seen. The first half is a little slow, but the second half is much better. I highly recommend this movie. This movie is more than just a comedy. It's a lot of action and lots of laughs. It's a great movie that I recommend to everyone. I give this movie 9 out of 10.

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Margaret

I really enjoyed this movie, and thought that it was very well done. It kept you entertained from beginning to end. It has a great message and it is very interesting to watch, especially for those of us who have had the experience of coming out. I think the movie does a great job of capturing the essence of the lesbian experience in our culture. It also illustrates the plight of a young girl to find her place in society. I would recommend this movie to anyone who wants to watch a fun movie and feel better about themselves. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who is looking for a great story and entertaining movie.

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Beverly M.

I recently saw this film at the San Francisco International Film Festival. I'm not a big fan of comedy, but this was a hilarious film. The director, Eric Knauf, knows how to use music and atmosphere to make an extremely funny film. The film was beautifully shot. The editing was impeccable, and the film was shot almost entirely in a single location. The characters were the most likable characters in the film, and I really found myself rooting for them. I hope this film gets a wider release, because it was very entertaining. I would recommend this film to anyone who enjoys a good comedy.

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Dorothy R.

I haven't seen a lot of movies this year but I thought this was one of the best. I loved the casting of the actors and the script. I loved how the characters were introduced, especially Joe Anderson. The director really put the audience into the world of the movie and kept us on the edge of our seats. I don't know if there are many movies this year that can capture the suspense of the dark. This movie was great, a must see for anyone who loves a great movie.

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Christine F.

I loved this movie, it had a very refreshing sense of humor. I would recommend this movie to anyone looking for a nice, clean, clean laugh. If you're looking for something a little more risque, look elsewhere, but if you want a good laugh, this is the movie for you.

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Thomas W.

I am still trying to wrap my head around this movie. I have seen it once and can't remember a thing. It is so bizarre and weird, and I have to go back and watch it again. Maybe I was being too negative, but I do think that this movie is a good laugh for any self conscious viewer, or anyone who just loves weird, and weird, and weird. It is very weird and absurd, but its the perfect amount of weird. The acting is very good and some of the songs are very catchy. I think that it is an excellent movie, and I would recommend it to anyone who likes bizarre, surreal and odd movies.

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Christine Schneider

I have seen this movie since it came out in '05. It was a must see for me. I think the guy who played "Monkey" was the greatest thing about this movie. I loved the guy in the black hat and the hooded sweatshirt. I also love how the girl in the movie did not want to have sex with the guy who played "Monkey". She said "I want a man, not a monkey". I also loved the scene where the woman was the same age as the guy. That was great! I also loved the line from the guy "When I was a kid I was born to be a big brother." It was the best line in the whole movie! I really don't know how to end this review. I hope you enjoy the movie as much as I did!

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Peter Burns

A great "goofy" comedy about a lawyer (Steve Martin) who gets caught up in a court case that he is being put into, and finds himself having to use his wits to try and work out what he has done wrong. A great example of the "goofy" comedy style. This movie is a great comedy to watch, even if you don't get all the jokes. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes a comedy with some humour.

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Craig A.

I was reading through the comments posted and saw that many were critical of the movie because of the sexual content. I'm not sure if it's just the reviewers' own ignorance or if it's actually a reflection of the viewer's own experience of the movie. Personally, I thought the movie was a very good one. Some may find the sex scenes risque or repulsive, but I thought the movie was really funny and really insightful on many levels. I'm not sure if it would appeal to a broader audience, but I would definitely recommend it to anyone who has been affected by trauma or abuse.

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Jason Ferguson

This is a classic sitcom which I have watched many times. The story is the same as all sitcoms. A man gets married to his neighbour's daughter and the young woman is obsessed with him. The family has problems with money and other problems and the father and his son try to solve the problem in a funny way. I would recommend this movie to everyone, especially people who are into comedies.

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Brian Henderson

As a director, I thought that I had seen everything in this film. I was wrong. This is a witty, and clever film, that has you laughing at its misfortunes, and holding your head in your hands. It's not for everyone, but if you love comedy and have a sense of humor, you will love this film. I rate it 9 out of 10 stars.

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Alice Morrison

This is a really well done comedy with great performances and great script. I am so glad that there was a show at my theater and I think the audience loved it. I love how all the actors are very natural and they really seem to be having fun with their characters. I think this is the best film of the year. I really enjoyed this movie and would recommend it to anyone. I think everyone should see this movie. My favorite part was when Mandy Moore was singing to the audience and everyone cheered. That is just so funny and that is what makes a great comedy. I would recommend this film to anyone.

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Eric Pearson

This is the kind of movie that makes you want to go see it again and again. It is funny, silly, and enjoyable. I think that it is the type of movie that is best enjoyed by people who have a sense of humor. It is hard to make a film with so much humor and wit, but "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" is one of the best films that I have seen in the last couple of years. The cast is very good, with many familiar faces from the first film. I will definitely be seeing it again. I would recommend this film to anyone who is a fan of the first film. I would say that this film is a 10/10.

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Hannah B.

A friend told me that this was the most underrated film ever made. This comment is in relation to a much more recent film, which I recently saw. But it is no less true than the aforementioned film. The performances of the four main players, the screenplay, and the music all combine to produce an unforgettable experience that should not be missed by anyone. If you are an individual who likes to feel the magic of cinema, you should definitely check this film out.

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Shirley

This is a very good comedy that never takes itself too seriously. The two stars, Corey Haim and J.T. Walsh are great. The script is good. The director is OK, but he needs to pick better actors to direct. The cinematography is great. Overall, a good film, with good humor and a good plot.

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Virginia R.

Brett O'Brien (Robert Carlyle) is a high school English teacher in Southern California. His wife is leaving him and he's struggling to juggle his life and his teaching duties. When his wife and his children move in next door, he wants to spend more time with them. His daughter is married to a group of small-time hoods and she's starting to think that they're better than her father. But his son is getting into trouble with the law and is in danger of losing his license. Brett thinks that he can do something about it, but his life is in chaos. After he sees an advertisement for a "young, sexy, and wealthy" young woman he approaches her. She agrees to meet with him and together they embark on a whirlwind romance. Brett has fallen in love with her but she's ready to tell him that she's leaving him. She's in the midst of a divorce, which means that she's not eligible for financial support from her husband and her children. Brett has a lot of money, but his ex-wife wants her to move on with her life. She has a new job at a law firm and her new husband is a loser. Brett wants to protect his daughter from the hoods and the rest of the world, but he realizes that he has no choice. The film is a work of satire and satire is always effective. This is a rare case where satire can be effective even if the satire isn't very good. The film is a lot of fun, especially the two lead performances. It's a dark comedy and that's part of its charm. I think that the only real problem with the film is the casting. The lead performance is solid and Robert Carlyle is a fine actor. The supporting cast, though, is pretty bad. Jeff Anderson is good as the son of the hoods. He's the only character who's likable. The supporting cast is not as good. All in all, the film is a fun and exciting watch. The only real problem is that it's a bit too clever for its own good.

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Ashley Romero

The movie was good, funny, and so realistic. I would watch this movie again and recommend it to everyone.