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Answer Man
Answer Man
Actors: Jeff Daniels, Lauren Graham, Kat Dennings, Olivia Thirlby, Lou Taylor Pucci
Director: John Hindman
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy
R     2009     1hr 37min

Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) is the — reclusive author of Me and God, a — book that has redefined spirituality for an entire generation and has been translated into over 100 languages. On the eve of the 20th anniversary of his...  more »


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Actors: Jeff Daniels, Lauren Graham, Kat Dennings, Olivia Thirlby, Lou Taylor Pucci
Director: John Hindman
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Romantic Comedies
Studio: Magnolia Home Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Closed-captioned,Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 11/03/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/2009
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 37min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English, Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish

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Member Movie Reviews

Michel D. (michelann) from WALNUT GROVE, MO
Reviewed on 7/12/2013...
Jeff Daniels definitely has the answers but to what? He is just as confused as the rest of us! Do not begin watching this movie thinking it is a religious film because it definitely is not! Yet it does have something that speaks to us. From the start when Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) goes off on a tyrant we see this is a funny funny movie. All the characters are special and have their own story to tell. Watch the extra material to find out more about their unique personalities. This is a fun and very funny movie filled with talented people.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
Reviewed on 8/28/2012...
How adorable is Jeff Daniels in this? Great movie!
0 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

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Reesse E. | Beaumont, TX | 06/27/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Was desperately searching for something to watch while being home sick.
I had never heard of a "Pre-theatrical trailer", but was intrigued! I watched the actual trailer and saw that this flick starred Lauren Graham and Jeff Daniels - which sounded/looked like the beginnings of something really, really great!
I pondered the price watched the trailer again and went with my gut!
I rented it!!
I LOVED it!!
I highly recommend it and can't wait to spread the word!
I also can't wait to see it again!
No spoilers here - it reminded me alot of the movie Once.
It was a very simple but sweet plot that almost everyone should be able to see themselves in one way or another. It had love story, family, drama, parenthood, romance, realty, addictive behaviors, but it also had laughter!! It also reminds me of As Good as It Gets. But, this movie is also completely original - when I compare it to those - it's more of a feeling.
This movie is BEAUTIFUL in many ways!
I hope others give it a watch and feel the same!
Heartwarmingly Funny
K. Ang | NY, USA | 06/28/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I loved this movie more than I thought I would! Jeff Daniels, Lou Taylor Pucci and Lauren Graham gave brilliant performances and their comedic and dramatic timing were priceless. I totally recommend renting this on demand. Beautiful, smart and tugs at the heart."
Great acting, great script, mediocre idea
Lisa the history professor | Massachusetts | 07/10/2009
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I thought Jeff Daniels was superb, and all of his co-stars were right on with their performances. The script was well-done, and the timing of the scenes was crisp. In the beginning, I was riveted. But I began to see things unravel as we got to the end, and I think the movie lost its way a bit in the last few minutes. This was a hard topic to tackle on film, and the actors and the script writers did a great job of almost carrying the overall theme--which was, in hindsight a bit unconventional--off. In the end they could not wrap it all up with a bow, but that would have been too trite and not fitting for this quirky movie anyway. I enjoyed the film, and it made for a relaxing and fun evening at home. How cool to see this right on my computer too!"