• The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)

The Giant Mechanical Man

Release Date: April 27th, 2012

DVD Release Date: October 9th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

A street performer (Chris Messina) and an unemployed woman (Jenna Fischer), who's under constant pressure from her sister, help each other realize that it only takes a single person to engender someone's self-worth.

Cast: Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina, Malin Akerman, Topher Grace, Lucy Punch, Bob Odenkirk, Rich Sommer, Sean Gunn

Director: Lee Kirk

Genres: Romantic comedy

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Joe NeumaierNew York Daily News

    Grace, especially, gives a turn that could be a twerpy cousin to Tom Cruise's character in "Magnolia"; Fischer's dead-eyed responses to this Mensa-member/player who think he's book jacket-hot are priceless. show more

  • 60
    Total Film

    Kirk, who wed Fischer in 2010, perfectly captures her all-thumbs charm, and ubiquitous character actor Messina steps into the lead with ease, showing off some impressive mime skills to boot. show more

  • 75
    Slant Magazine

    It's a simple story of simple people intentionally told in simple terms, and the only issues with which it's concerned are those of pure personal connection. show more

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