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The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (2002)

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Hotshot marketing executive Andy Caspar (Adam Garcia) gives up his steady job to join a high-tech research and development center where he's teamed with three misfits, including socially-unacceptable Darrell (Jake Busey), to create a far-fetched and highly unlikely product -- a 99-dollar desktop computer. The company wants them to fail, but they succeed against all odds and come up with a PC that doesn't use a monitor or keyboard (it's holographic, and all of the memory is stored on an Internet

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Drama, Comedy

Jon Favreau, Gary Tieche

Dec 24, 2002

20th Century Fox

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It appears to have been modeled on the worst revenge-of-the-nerds clichés the filmmakers could dredge up.

July 11, 2002 Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly
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The movie, directed by Mick Jackson, leaves no cliche unturned, from the predictable plot to the characters straight out of central casting.

July 10, 2002
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January 12, 2004 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com
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It's also curious to note that this film, like the similarly ill-timed Antitrust, is easily as bad at a fraction the budget.

February 26, 2003 Full Review Source: Film Freak Central
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No way I can believe this load of junk.

January 13, 2003 Full Review Source: FilmJerk.com
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The movie's thesis -- elegant technology for the masses -- is surprisingly refreshing.

July 10, 2002
New Times

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