GenreDrama Music directorDavid Robbins WriterWilliam Wheeler LanguageEnglish
Release dateSeptember 14, 2001 (2001-09-14) (USA) CastVince Vaughn (Pendelton 'Penny' Wise), Julia Ormond (Caitlin Carlson), Ed Harris (Kelly Grant), Rory Cochrane (Joel), Wallace Shawn (Gene), Stephen Tobolowsky (Mick) Similar moviesFish Tank, The Last Witch Hunter, Factory Girl, The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things, Jupiter Ascending, Pitch Perfect 2
TaglineToo much is never enough.
The Prime Gig is a 2001 film directed by Gregory Mosher, starring Vince Vaughn, Julia Ormond, and Ed Harris. The Prime Gig debuted at the Venice, London, and Los Angeles film festivals, and was released directly to DVD in September 2001.
Pendleton "Penny" Wise, a talented telemarketer who can sell most anything over the phone, is making a fine living doing phone sales until the company he's employed by goes bankrupt. Penny is approached by Caitlin Carlson who is hiring telephone salesmen for Kelly Grant. Grant is a legend in telemarketing, yet not always for honest reasons, and Penny is unsure if Grant's latest venture, selling shares in a gold mine, is legit.