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The Marc Pease Experience (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 21 May 2010 (Spain)
Former high school musical star, Marc Pease, finds himself still living in the past, eight years after graduating.

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Todd Louiso

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Schwartzman ... Marc Pease
Ben Stiller ... Jon Gribble
Anna Kendrick ... Meg Brickman
Jay Paulson ... Gerry
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ... Gavin
Gabrielle Dennis ... Tracey
Amber Brooke ... Ilona (as Amber Wallace)
Shannon Holt Shannon Holt ... Debbie
Austin Herring ... Mr. Edwards
Ed Wagenseller ... Science Teacher
Kelen Coleman ... Stephanie
Joe Inscoe ... Mr. Brickman
Matthew Cornwell ... Rick Berger
Lou Criscuolo Lou Criscuolo ... Benny Berger
Shon Blotzer ... Jeff Bluff
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Storyline

Former high school musical star, Marc Pease, finds himself still living in the past, eight years after graduating.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Singer. Dreamer. Disaster. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief sexual material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The school in the film "New Ashby High School" is actually Ashley High School in Wilmington, NC. The theater is the schools auditorium 'The Minnie Evans Center for the Performing Arts'. See more »

Connections

References Moulin Rouge! (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Rich Girl
Written by Daryl Hall
Performed by Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Gabrielle Dennis and Jay Paulson
Vocal Arrangement by AnnMarie Milazzo and Martin Erskine
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Misses the mark.
10 December 2009 | by marcusdean118See all my reviews

As a fan of Jason Schwartzman, I check his profile from time to time. Reading the brief synopses of his upcoming films. On reading this one for The Marc Pease Experience, I was quite excited to see it. But I needn't of, for it was quite a disappointment. The overall tone of the film stunk of second hand rip offs of, funnily enough other Jason Schwartzman films. His high school obsessed character rings true of Max Fischer in Rushmore and even Ben Stillers character comes off as the Herman Blume type. Someone who encourages Schwartzman's character before turning into his rival, not in the same entire quantity but with subtle similarities. With it's often offbeat approach to supporting characters and subplots, it rings off a bit like I Heart Huckabees. Again with subtle similarities in its attempted quirky style. But with these similarities the film falters, it lacks it's own coherent style. It has a Hollywood plot and structure in its three acts. And it's more predictable then it is funny. Schwartzman tries his best and it pays off in the smallest of bits in the film, but Ben Stiller is entirely wasted. The film was not appalling, but it was certainly not very good.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 2010 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A Vida Desafinada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,641, 23 August 2009

Gross USA:

$4,033

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$390,584
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