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PG-13| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
A successful marketing executive decides to chuck his nonstop, upwardly mobile lifestyle, when he realizes that he wants to be a creator instead of a seller. He takes a job at one of the area's most prestigious high-tech firms. Mocked by the company's brilliant project leader, he is assigned to a team made up of dysfunctional misfits, who through their imagination and ingenuity create something that can revolutionize their industry.

Cast: Adam Garcia , Rosario Dawson , Jake Busey , Enrico Colantoni , Ethan Suplee , Anjul Nigam , Gregory Jbara , Dan Butler

Director: Mick Jackson

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox, Gemini Film [ru], Fox Home Entertainment [br]

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

Release Date: June 28th, 2002|1 hr. 45 min.

critic reviews (4)
fan reviews ( )
  • 25
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    The movie, directed by Mick Jackson, leaves no cliché unturned, from the predictable plot to the characters straight out of central casting. show more

  • NA
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

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

  • 60
    Gregory Weinkauf New Times (L.A.)

    Director Mick Jackson (L.A. Story) delivers playful and charming teens-turned-30 moxie. show more

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