Ellie Parker Poster

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: April 11th, 2006

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
An aspiring actress from Australia, Ellie Parker (Naomi Watts), lives a hectic Hollywood lifestyle, perpetually trying to land the role that will elevate her career. Living with her lothario musician boyfriend, Justin (Mark Pellegrino), Ellie is far from happy, finding support primarily from her friend Sam (Rebecca Rigg). When Ellie meets Chris (Scott Coffey) after a minor traffic accident, she sees new potential for both romance and her life in general.

Cast: Naomi Watts, Rebecca Rigg, Scott Coffey, Mark Pellegrino, Blair Mastbaum, Chevy Chase, Greg Freitas, Jessica Vogl

Director: Scott Coffey

Genres: Comedy

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  • A good movie, fearless and true, observant and merciless. Naomi Watts was brave to make it and gifted to make it so well. show more

  • A splendid idea for a film goes largely wasted despite a brave performance by Naomi Watts as a struggling actress trying to figure it all out in Hollywood. show more

  • Welcome to the world of Ellie Parker, a faux-documentary and big, fat raspberry dedicated to L.A.'s underclass. show more

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