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See This Movie (2006)





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The show business comedy See This Movie stars Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers as Jake Barrymore, a wannabe director who pretends he has a finished film in order to network at the Montreal Film Festival. His loyal girlfriend and a couple of faithful associates help him maintain the charade for as long as possible.more
Rating: R (for language, some drug use and sexuality)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: David M. Rosenthal, Joseph M. Smith
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 14, 2006
Illuminare Entertainment - Official Site


Seth Meyers
as Jake Barrymore
John Cho
as Larry Finkelstein
Jim Piddock
as Martin Hughes
Jessalyn Gilsig
as Annie Nicole
Jessica Paré
as Samantha Brown
Paul Weitz
as Filmmaker
Chris Weitz
as Panel Moderator
Miguel Arteta
as Panelist
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Critic Reviews for See This Movie

All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

... director David Rosenthal and his writing partner, Joseph M. Smith, simply don't come up with enough material to keep the laughs coming at a reasonable pace and never quite get a groove rolling.

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for See This Movie

One of those instances where the movie poster is more interesting than the actual movie, See This Movie bites the big one. The cast includes SNL head writer Seth Meyers, who belongs behind the Weekend Update desk where he can use his acerbic and bitter wit in the way that the moronic and plain scipt for this film couldn't touch. John Cho, always perfectly sardonic, plays a small part as a flilm producer underused, much like his role. Jessalyn Gilsig of Nip/Tuck and Glee fame puts on a lopsided French-Canadian accent while kissing every man she sees. The humor was benign, and uninspiring, while the concept merited a better written script. With the low budget of an indie flick I understand the need to make it semi-mockumentary, but this was a case of go big or go home, and the director couldn't choose between the two.

Spencer S.

Super Reviewer

Though I knew they weren't going to have a finished product, I kept thinking that they would somehow get it done. Seth Meyers as Jake Barrymore was so lovely with all his familiar foibles and charm. And John Cho as Larry was also very believable. While it did give us a small look into what goes on behind the scenes of a film festival (a very small look), the film did not go anywhere beyond Barrymore's own self-absorbed obsession on being famous by cheating his way into the festival. But I think I'd rather watch a film within a film within a film than that dream within a dream within a dream etc.

Sara Penh

Eh...It sucks. It could have potential but it was not good. The acting was very mediocre. I feel like the movie didn't even try.

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