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R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
After janitor Paul (Carmine Giovinazzo) saves the beautiful Georgia (Monet Mazur) from a man's unwanted attentions at a bar, the two come up with a scheme to lure men to her, then have Paul shake the victim down for money in return for not filing rape charges. After attempting to scam music executive Marshal (Vincent Ventresca), the duo are hired to conduct his dirty work. While Paul starts to enjoy their new lifestyle, Georgia is unhappy with turning permanently to crime.

Cast: Carmine Giovinazzo , Monet Mazur , Vincent Ventresca , Steven Bauer , Majandra Delfino , James Eckhouse , Norbert Weisser , Tim Ransom

Director: Eric Schwab

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Learning Curve (1999)

Release Date: October 5th, 2001|1 hr. 53 min.

critic reviews (5)
fan reviews ( )
  • 38
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    A pair of decent performances does not a movie make, however, as Mazur and Giovinazzo are surrounded by fourth-tier actors (Ventresca and Steven Bauer) and spotty directing of a mediocre script. show more

  • 50
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    May not offer anything new, but it has terrific vitality. show more

  • 20
    Paul Malcolm L.A. Weekly

    Opens the floodgates of cartoonish villainy and pitiful sentiment. show more

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