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Dinner for Schmucks (30-Jul-2010)

Director: Jay Roach

Writers: David Guion; Michael Handelman

Music by: Theodore Shapiro

Producers: Walter F. Parkes; Laurie MacDonald; Jay Roach

Keywords: Comedy

An up-and-coming executive befriends a hapless middle-aged man just as he is set to take part in a mean-spirited corporate dinner party.

ABSTRACT
Remake of The Dinner Game (1998). Tim, an up-and-coming corporate executive coming off of a massive coup in the form of landing his firm a deep-pocketed Swiss client, is invited to a mean-spirited corporate dinner party by boss Lance that finds each executive bringing a pitiable guest to make fun of. Looking for a way out of taking part in the event, serendipity strikes when Tim crosses paths with Barry, a dimwitted IRS agent who possesses a bizarre affinity for crafting dioramas featuring stuffed mice. When Tim finds that Barry is a magnet for chaos, however, he must scramble to find a way to bring his guest to the party without accidentally ruining the entire ordeal.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steve Carell
Comic
16-Aug-1962   Office manager at Dunder-Mifflin
Jemaine Clement
Musician
10-Jan-1974   Flight of the Conchords
Jeff Dunham
Comic
18-Apr-1962   Ventriloquist, Arguing With Myself
Zach Galifianakis
Actor
1-Oct-1969   The Hangover
Bruce Greenwood
Actor
12-Aug-1956   Dr. Griffin on St. Elsewhere
Nick Kroll
Actor
5-Jun-1978   Ruxin on The League
Ron Livingston
Actor
5-Jun-1967   Peter in Office Space
Chris O'Dowd
Actor
9-Oct-1979   Roy on The IT Crowd
Rick Overton
Comic
10-Aug-1954   Earth Girls Are Easy
Lucy Punch
Actor
30-Dec-1977   Bad Teacher
Paul Rudd
Actor
6-Apr-1969   The Shape of Things
Kristen Schaal
Comic
24-Jan-1978   Flight of the Conchords
Octavia Spencer
Actor
25-May-1972   The Help
David Walliams
Comic
20-Aug-1971   Little Britain
Larry Wilmore
Comic
30-Oct-1961   Daily Show Senior Black Correspondent

CAST

Steve Carell   ...   Barry
Paul Rudd   ...   Tim
Jemaine Clement   ...   Kieran
Jeff Dunham   ...   Lewis the Ventriloquist
Bruce Greenwood   ...   Lance Fender
Ron Livingston   ...   Caldwell
Chris O'Dowd   ...   Marco -- Blind Swordsman
Lucy Punch   ...   Darla
Stephanie Szostak   ...   Julie
David Walliams   ...   Mueller
Kristen Schaal   ...   Susana
Andrea Savage   ...   Robin
Lucy Davenport   ...   Birgit
Larry Wilmore   ...   Williams
Nick Kroll   ...   Josh
Patrick Fischler   ...   Vincenzo -- Vulture Lover
Octavia Spencer   ...   Madame Nora -- Pet Psychic
P. J. Byrne   ...   Davenport
Zach Galifianakis   ...   Therman
Randall Park   ...   Henderson
Rick Overton   ...   Chuck -- Beard Champion
Eric Winzenried   ...   Patrick
Nicole LaLiberte   ...   Christina -- Bird Girl
Maria Zyrianova   ...   Monique -- Bird Girl
Blanca Soto   ...   Catherine
Scott Weintraub   ...   Maitre D'

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