Moving McAllister (2007)




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An ambitious young intern at a prestigious Miami law firm finds his dreams of passing the bar and becoming a real lawyer thrown into question when he hastily agrees to help one of the firm's partners move -- only to discover that the attorney's new home is in Los Angeles. Rick Robinson (Ben Gourley) has what it takes to become a great lawyer, the only trouble is that he's a bit of a pushover. Though today he spends most of his time copying documents and dreaming of courtroom debate, in four … More

Rating: PG-13 (for some drug content, sexual references and crude humor)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ben Gourley
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 29, 2008
First Independent Pictures - Official Site


as Michelle

as Orlie

as McAllister

as The Lady

as Mr. Robinson

as Mrs. Robinson

as Debbie

as Lanky

as Fast-Food Cashier

as Earl

as Bear Diddly

as Fastfood Cashier

as Petals

as Thompson
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Critic Reviews for Moving McAllister

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

Black possesses an impressive visual instinct, enhanced by Doug Chamberlain's cinematography, which distinguishes the film from other modestly budgeted indies.

Full Review… | September 18, 2007
Top Critic

Lacking so much as one interesting creative flourish, Moving McAllister may inspire your inner-development exec to scream out script notes in the hope that somehow, maybe, the characters will hear you and give them a try.

Full Review… | September 13, 2007
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

You'd have to be awfully new to moviegoing to be surprised by any of the plot points in Moving McAllister

Full Review… | February 4, 2008

Actively anti-intelligent.

Full Review… | October 14, 2007

Though Moving McAllister's heart and soul are in the right place, it's a terrible excuse for a movie.

September 14, 2007

There's so little to it that it's kind of a miracle anything actually stuck onto the film emulsion. Yet unfold along it does for 93 unimaginative minutes.

Full Review… | September 14, 2007
Los Angeles Daily News

Audience Reviews for Moving McAllister


Can't figure out why people didn't like this movie. I thought it was funny. If you go in not taking it too seriously then you are bound to enjoy the quirky characters and the crazy antics. I say it's funny.

Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer


Ben Gourly, Mila Kunis, Jon Heder, Rutger Hauer, Hubbel Palmer

Rick Robinson is a ladder-climbing law intern from Miami with four days until the Bar Exam. Desperate to score points with his boss (McAllister), he commits to a favor he can't afford. He ends up in a rundown truck headed to L.A. with his boss's possessions, his Hollywood-bound niece, and her pet pig. Amidst hitch-hikers, breakdowns, and assorted local yokels, Rick finds love, life and maybe himself in this trans-American road trip from hell.
Great comedy. Laughed a lot through this film. It's silly, quirky, a little weird, and very entertaining. Jon Heder was hillarious in this movie. Just a fun roadtrip movie to watch, not to be taken seriously. About a guy just finding himself with the help from a couple of free spirited people. This movie got a lot of bad reviews, but I have to disagree. I found it refreshing and very funny. Maybe not most peoples taste, but I like these kinds of comedies. There's no doubt that this movie will make you laugh.


Super Reviewer

Eccentric characters! Wacky situations! Nearly no laughs!

William Goss

Super Reviewer

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