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Finding Amanda

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Director  Peter Tolan
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Initial DVD release  September 16, 2008
Writer  Peter Tolan
Language  English
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Drama
Running time  1h 40m
Costume design  Alexis Scott
Country  United States
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Release date  June 27, 2008
Cast  Matthew Broderick (Taylor Peters), Brittany Snow (Amanda), Maura Tierney (Lorraine Mendon), Peter Facinelli (Greg)
Similar movies  Paprika, Mamma Roma, Desire, Very Bad Things, Irreversible, Hard Eight
Tagline  When it comes to screwing up their lives, some people don't know when to cry uncle.

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Finding Amanda is a 2008 comedy-drama film directed by Peter Tolan and starring Matthew Broderick and Brittany Snow. The plot revolves around a television producer with a penchant for drinking and gambling, who is sent to Las Vegas to convince his troubled niece to enter rehabilitation. It was filmed in California over a three-month period.

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Plot

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Working as a television writer for a low-rated sitcom, Those McAllister's, Taylor Peters (Matthew Broderick) has developed a few vices, such as drinking, drug abuse and compulsive gambling, which have previously damaged his career to the extent that he takes sessions with an analyst only so his wife Lorraine (Maura Tierney) can feel he is taking the cure. Adding to this stressful home life is the discovery that their 20-year-old niece Amanda (Brittany Snow) has run away from home to Las Vegas to work as a prostitute. Although he writes a good comic scene for his lead actor Ed Begley, Jr., Taylor still has the need to run off to the track to play the horses, his only vice, but when his wife discovers it and threatens him with divorce, Taylor agrees to go to Amanda and try to get her into a rehab community in Malibu. Taylor goes to Las Vegas and locates Amanda and realizes that, even though she is involved in a dangerous profession, she has accumulated wealth and retained a relatively refined attitude about life. During the rescue, Taylor's drinking and drug addiction returns and his relationship with his wife crumbles, but he learns a large lesson about life and bonds with Amanda, entreating her to make some positive choice about her own life.

Cast

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  • Matthew Broderick as Taylor Peters Mendon
  • Brittany Snow as Amanda Tangerman
  • Peter Facinelli as Greg
  • Maura Tierney as Lorraine Mendon
  • Steve Coogan as the Casino Pit Boss
  • Daniel Roebuck as Link
  • Bill Fagerbakke as Larry
  • J. P. Manoux as Tony
  • Jennifer Hall as Wendy
  • Allie McCulloch as Eve
  • Kate Micucci as thin girl (uncredited)

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    References

    Finding Amanda Wikipedia
    Finding Amanda IMDb Finding Amanda themoviedb.org


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