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The Prime Gig

The Prime Gig (2000)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 2000 Wide

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Vince Vaughn stars in this drama as Pendleton "Penny" Wise, a gifted telemarketer who can sell almost anything over the phone. He's making a good living doing phone sales for Mick (Stephen Tobolowsky), until Mick's operation goes bust without enough funds to pay Penny or his co-workers Archie (George Wendt) and Gene (Wallace Shawn). Suddenly in dire financial straits, Penny is approached by Caitlin Carlson (Julia Ormond), who is recruiting telephone salesmen for Kelly Grant (Ed Harris). Grant is

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William Wheeler

Feb 12, 2002

Fine Line Features

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All Critics (12) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (4) | Rotten (5) | DVD (13)

A film noir about telemarketing? Actually, I bought it.

March 16, 2006
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

...a mishmash of so many clichés that are standard to this genre which makes it impossible to become involved in the film.

August 1, 2003 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
Reel Film Reviews

A worthy entry into a very difficult genre.

January 30, 2002 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
Filmcritic.com

A well paced and satisfying little drama that deserved better than a 'direct-to-video' release.

January 29, 2002 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Comment (1)
Apollo Guide

The film didn't move me one way or the other.

December 12, 2001 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I've never bought from telemarketers, but I bought this movie.

January 31, 2001 Full Review Source: Compuserve
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If you are a Vince Vaughn fan like I'am,then its worth a look, otherwise, avoid this movie.
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