Win Win

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By on March 15, 2011

Category: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy
Release Year: 2011
Country: USA
Runtime: 106
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Thomas McCarthy
Sound: SDDS, Dolby Digital, DTS

  • Who's up for a close encounter?

  • Writing by: Thomas McCarthy – (screenplay) (as Tom McCarthy)
    Thomas McCarthy – (story) (as Tom McCarthy) &
    Joe Tiboni – (story)

    Produced by: Jacqueline Brogan – co-producer
    Lori Keith Douglas – executive producer
    Lisa Maria Falcone – producer
    Tom Heller – executive producer
    Michael London – producer
    Mary Jane Skalski – producer
    Erica Tuchman – associate producer

    Cast: Paul Giamatti – Mike Flaherty
    Amy Ryan – Jackie Flaherty
    Bobby Cannavale – Terry Delfino
    Jeffrey Tambor – Stephen Vigman
    Burt Young – Leo Poplar
    Melanie Lynskey – Cindy
    Alex Shaffer – Kyle
    Margo Martindale – Eleanor
    David W. Thompson – Stemler (as David Thompson)
    Mike Diliello – Jimmy Reed
    Nina Arianda – Shelly

    Music: Lyle Workman
    Official Website: Visit Website

    Plot Outline:

    Disheartened attorney Mike Flaherty (Giamatti), who moonlights as a high school wrestling coach, stumbles…
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    Plot: Disheartened attorney Mike Flaherty (Giamatti), who moonlights as a high school wrestling coach, stumbles across a star athlete through some questionable business dealings while trying to support his family. Just as it looks like he will get a double payday, the boy's mother shows up fresh from rehab and flat broke, threatening to derail everything.

    Movie Quotes:

    Graeme Willy: You are an alien!
    Paul: To you I am, yes.
    Graeme Willy: Are you gonna probe us?
    Paul: *Why* does everyone always assume that? What am I doing? Am I harvesting farts? How much can I learn from an ass?

    Goofs: We know about 2 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Revealing mistakes: Clive's British Passport when it is rescued by Paul at the first RV camp office shows him as a British Subject, rather than as a British Citizen.

    Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • Exists in the same universe as Blood Work (2002).
    • Mickey Haller also makes an appearance in the Michael Connelly novel "Nine Dragons." In one scene of that book a suspect claims that Matthew McConaughey can provide an alibi for him.

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