• Brief Interviews With Hideous Men (2009)

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Release Date: September 25th, 2009

DVD Release Date: March 16th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
After being dumped by her boyfriend, Ryan (John Krasinski), for no discernible reason, graduate student Sara Quinn (Julianne Nicholson) searches for answers by embarking on a unique research project. She interviews a variety of men about their impulses, motives and relationships with women. But, as she probes the perplexing psyches of unfaithful, womanizing and embittered males, she's unprepared for their often disturbing responses -- and what they say about the truth of human behavior.

Cast: Julianne Nicholson, Timothy Hutton, Ben Shenkman, Christopher Meloni, Frankie R. Faison, Bobby Cannavale, Josh Charles, Max Minghella

Director: John Krasinski

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Salty Features, Sunday Night

Distributors: IFC Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • One hell of a date movie. A surgical examination of the male psyche based on David Foster Wallace's book and written and directed by John Krasinski, there is plenty of food for thought and argument. show more

  • 40

    Faced with the unenviable choice between honoring his daunting inspiration and telling his own story, the director shoots straight down the middle -- and misses both targets. show more

  • What this arid and arty exercise offers is the opportunity for a bunch of actors, many of them tethered to TV series, to deliver theatrical monologues pulsing with misogyny and narcissism. It's like second-rate Neil Labute. show more

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