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American Strays & Floundering (2pc)
American Strays Floundering
Actors: James LeGros, Shaka, Zander Schloss, John Cusack, Nina Siemaszko
Directors: Michael Covert, Peter McCarthy
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy
R     1998


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Actors: James LeGros, Shaka, Zander Schloss, John Cusack, Nina Siemaszko
Directors: Michael Covert, Peter McCarthy
Creators: Michael Covert, Peter McCarthy, Doug Textor, Frank Agrama, Kirk Hassig
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, John Cusack
Studio: Simitar Ent.
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 12/14/1998
Original Release Date: 09/13/1996
Theatrical Release Date: 09/13/1996
Release Year: 1998
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
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Member Movie Reviews

Reviewed on 9/18/2022...
American Strays - Lots of actors and actresses that you know in this with a winding plotline!

Movie Reviews

One of my personal favorities.
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie has everything: salient social commentary, great acting and character development, a captivating and touching story line, timely humor, cameos (Billy Bob Thornton, John Cusack, Kim Wayans, Steve Buschemi, Ethan Hawke, and others), and most importantly it deals with the human soul and the complexities of navigating your way through the hardships of the modern world in which we live. I stumbled across this flick while watching the IFC back in 97'. Since then, I've seen this film at least 10 times, and each time its has helped me to clear my head and put things in perspective. Everyone I've ever shared this brilliant picture with has been truly touched by it. If your in search of meaning in the world, yourself, or truth, this movie is for you. "What's so funny bout Peace, Love, and Understanding""
Clever, sarcastic portrayal of how life can downward spiral
(4 out of 5 stars)

"An offbeat movie with great one-liners that shows how when life starts to suck, it can spiral in on itself and slowly get worse, but nothing is completely unredemable and that things change. I started out doubting it but ended up really enjoying it."
Absurdly Funny
Brian A. Jewell | Anchorage, AK | 01/13/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is absurd -- few would debate that. But wicked funny and inspiring in its holistic approach. It's hard to describe in a way, like what Louis Armstrong said about Jazz: "If you have to ask, you'll never know."

James LeGros plays John, whose life can't get any worse. He decides he's getting tired of it and pulls a final coup à la "Falling Down" (only with hilarious results and endearingly surprising fulfillment). His (mis)adventures are a slow-burn treat and the cameos (John Cusack/Ethan Hawkwe) are sublime."