The Amateurs

Movie information

Rise to the occasion. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for sexual content and language.
Released on:
December 7, 2007 (LA, select cities)

Previously Announced Release Dates:
March 2006
July 21, 2006
September 15, 2006
January 2007
November 30, 2007

First Look Studios

Status: Released

Jeff Bridges, Ted Danson, William Fichtner, Patrick Fugit, Lauren Graham, Glenne Headly, Tim Blake Nelson, Joe Pantoliano, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Isaiah Washington, Judy Greer

Director: Michael Traeger

Screenwriter: Michael Traeger

Genre: Comedy
About the film:
Down-and-out divorcee Andy Sargentee (Jeff Bridges), with the help of his five motley friends, brainstorms a genius idea to make their dreams come true. They are going to rally their small town to produce an amateur adult film! They think they've found the road to fame and fortune, but their fantasy quickly turns into a hilarious misadventure as they encounter more than a few bumps in the road. Their good natured attempts lead to the creation of the most un-adult, adult film ever. See how THE AMATEURS bring an entire small town together, in the biggest comedic disaster turned boffo box office success.
Rated R for sexual content and language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $10,149 (3 theaters) | Domestic Total: $16,334
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Demi Kyprides – New Hampshire
March 29, 2009 - 20:53
Subject: Info re Michael Traeger

Can you send me contact information for Mr. Traeger. Email address, phone no. mailing address, anything. Thanks alot.