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The Weather Man (20-Oct-2005)

Director: Gore Verbinski

Writer: Steven Conrad

Music by: Hans Zimmer

Producers: Todd Black; Steve Tisch; Jason Blumenthal

Keywords: Dark Comedy

A Chicago weatherman with a desirable career must decide between success in his personal or professional life when a new job opportunity presents itself.

ABSTRACT
Dave Spritz, a Chicago weatherman with an agreeable career and promising future in his field, struggles with a haphazard personal life running entirely contrary to his professional fortunes thanks to an ailing perfectionist father, estranged ex-wife, and embattled children. An enticing job opportunity in New York City comes along one day, forcing Dave to make amends with his Illinois family to the best of his rapidly-diminishing abilities before he departs.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gil Bellows
Actor
28-Jun-1967   Billy Thomas on Ally McBeal
Nicolas Cage
Actor
7-Jan-1964   Leaving Las Vegas
Michael Caine
Actor
14-Mar-1933   Get Carter
Hope Davis
Actor
23-Mar-1964   American Splendor
Bryant Gumbel
Talk Show Host
29-Sep-1948   The Today Show
Nicholas Hoult
Actor
7-Dec-1989   About A Boy
Ed McMahon
Talk Show Host
6-Mar-1923 23-Jun-2009 The Tonight Show
Wolfgang Puck
Chef
8-Jan-1949   Spago restaurant
Michael Rispoli
Actor
21-Nov-1965   Jackie Aprile on The Sopranos

CAST

Nicolas Cage   ...   David Spritz
Michael Caine   ...   Robert Spritzel
Hope Davis   ...   Noreen
Nicholas Hoult   ...   Mike
Gemmenne De la Peña   ...   Shelly
Michael Rispoli   ...   Russ
Gil Bellows   ...   Don
Judith McConnell   ...   Lauren
Chris Marrs   ...   DMV Guy
Dina Facklis   ...   Andrea
Deanna NJ Brooks   ...   Clerk
Sia Moody   ...   Nurse
Guy Van Swearingen   ...   Nipper Guy
Alejandro Pina   ...   Fast Food Employee
Jackson Bubala   ...   Fast Food Child
Jennifer Bills   ...   Fast Food Mom
Peter Grosz   ...   Shelly's Archery Instructor
Joe Bianchi   ...   Paul
Nick Kuehneman   ...   Passenger with Frosty
Bruce Jarchow   ...   Viewer
Joanne Sylvestrak   ...   Viewer's Wife
Robyn Moler   ...   Beer Girl
John D. Milinac   ...   Beer Patron
Melanie Decelles Castro   ...   Shelly's Companion
Jason Wells   ...   Tim
Scott Benjaminson   ...   Race Organizer
Ora Jones   ...   Trust Counselor
Mike Bacarella   ...   Takeout Clerk
Jennifer Joan Taylor   ...   Register Worker
Chuck Stubbings   ...   Mark Dersen
Shané Williams   ...   Hello America Producer
Dan Flannery   ...   Hello America Producer
Sandy Whiteley   ...   Hello America Director
Antoine McKay   ...   Passing Pedestrian
Eddie Martinez   ...   Pie Thrower
David Darlow   ...   Robert's Friend
Will Zahrn   ...   Priest
Poorna Jagannathan   ...   NY Pedestrian
Bryant Gumbel   ...   Himself
Anne Marie Howard   ...   Co-Anchor
Ed McMahon   ...   Himself
Cristina Ferrare   ...   Herself
Stephen Hilger   ...   Dave's Archery Instructor
Ron McClary   ...   Guy in Park
Eric Ambriz   ...   Elevator Kid
Leah Rose Orleans   ...   Elevator Kid
Juhong Xue   ...   Co-Anchor
Tom Skilling   ...   WGN Assistant Director
Wolfgang Puck   ...   Himself
Monica Weaver   ...   Living Funeral Guest
John Francis Mountain   ...   Living Funeral Guest

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