• I'm Reed Fish (2007)

I'm Reed Fish

Release Date: June 1st, 2007

DVD Release Date: September 4th, 2007

PG |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

In this comedy inspired by the screenwriter's life, Reed Fish (Jay Baruchel) hosts a call-in radio show that reports on the minutiae of life in his tiny town -- the job his dad had before Reed stepped into it. Reed is also about to marry local sweetheart Kate (Alexis Bledel). Those plans are rocked by the return of Jill (Schuyler Fisk), Reed's first great love, who left for college years ago. His rekindled feelings make Reed start to reconsider a life built on what other people expect of him.

Cast: Jay Baruchel, Alexis Bledel, Schuyler Fisk, Victor Rasuk, DJ Qualls, A.J. Cook, Katey Sagal, Chris Parnell

Director: Zackary Adler

Genres: Romance , Comedy drama

Keywords: Playful, Temptation, 2000s, Bar, House, Small town, Amusing, Touching, Love, Growing up, Marriage, Friend, Father

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    Given the lousy singing of Kirsten Dunst in "Spider-Man" and Drew Barrymore in "Lucky You," it's nice to report that Fisk - Sissy Spacek's daughter - shows real talent performing two songs here. show more

  • 12
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    Watching I'm Reed Fish is like being forced to read the diary of a dull-witted teen who is breathlessly beginning a lifelong fascination with himself. show more

  • 63
    TV Guide Magazine

    In an age when special effects and flashy cinematography often trump narrative, there's a particular charm to the plain-Jane story of self-discovery. show more

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