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The Jimmy Show

2001 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

ComedyDrama

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  • Jini Score
    10%
  • Critics Score
    60%
  • Rating
    5.2/10
  • Box Office
    $ 264 Million
  • Jini Score
    10%
  • Critics Score
    60%
  • Rating
    5.2/10
  • Box Office
    $ 264 Million
suburbanriveting
Jimmy O'Brien works in the stockroom of a grocery store, where he is reminded of his powerlessness by his boss. Only his love for his wife offers him comfort, but their obligations to his invalid grandmother and a new baby stifle their dreams. It is not until open-mike night at the local comedy club that he allows himself to do what he needs to do: run off at the mouth. Written by Sujit R. Varma The Jimmy Show is a 2001 American English-language Comedy Drama motion picture featuring Frank Whaley, Carla Gugino, Ethan Hawke, Lynn Cohen, Jillian Stacom, Spelman M. Beaubrun and Jim Titus. The Jimmy Show was Produced by Beni Tadd Atoori and Mary Jane Skalski. The Jimmy Show is written by Frank Whaley and Jonathan Marc Sherman and it is directed by Frank Whaley. First Look Studios acquired the distribution rights for the motion picture. The motion picture has a running time of 96 minutes. The film made a box office gross of $0 million. Cinematography was done by Michael Mayers and editing by Miran Miosic. The music was composed by Georg Brandl Egloff.

The Jimmy Show Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

100%

Positive Review Rating : 48%

48%
  • Village Voice

    Theres an admirable rigor to Jimmys relentless anger, and to the scripts refusal of a happy ending, but as those monologues stretch on and on, you realize theres no place for this story to go but d... ( Read More )
  • Flim Threet

    Rewarding for its brash originality and daring in etching a portrait of a man who refuses to take lifes disappointments lying down. ( Read More )
  • Whaleys performance is earnest and often riveting, but he should have taken a few lessons from his peers at amateur night. ( Read More )
  • Film Freak Central

    So faithful to the doldrums of the not quite urban, not quite suburban milieu as to have viewers recoiling from the reality check. ( Read More )

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Awards for The Jimmy Show
  • Film Independent Spirit Awards
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS