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Simpatico (1999)

R
106 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

As youths in Azusa, Vinnie, Carter, and Rosie pull off a racing scam, substituting winners for plodders and winning big bucks on long odds. When an official uncovers the scam, they set him up for blackmail. Jump ahead twenty years, Carter ...See moreAs youths in Azusa, Vinnie, Carter, and Rosie pull off a racing scam, substituting winners for plodders and winning big bucks on long odds. When an official uncovers the scam, they set him up for blackmail. Jump ahead twenty years, Carter and Rosie are married, successful racers in Kentucky about to sell their prize stallion, Simpatico. Vinnie is a drunk in Pomona. Vinnie decides to make a play for Rosie, lures Carter to California, steals his wallet and heads for Kentucky with the original blackmail material. Carter begs Vinnie's friend, a grocery clerk named Cecilia, to follow Vinnie and get the stuff back that he has in a box. Will she succeed? Written by See less
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Sam Shepard (original play) | Matthew Warchus (screenplay) | David Nicholls (screenplay)
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$ 10,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 929,606
Gross (World)
$ 1,281,813
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Release date
Feb 4, 2000 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Nick Nolte
Vincent Webb Vincent Webb   See fewer
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Jeff Bridges
Lyle Carter Lyle Carter   See fewer
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Catherine Keener
Cecilia Cecilia   See fewer
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Shawn Hatosy
Young Vinnie Young Vinnie   See fewer
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Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Young Rosie (as Kimberly Williams) Young Rosie (as Kimberly Williams)   See fewer
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Liam Waite
Young Carter Young Carter   See fewer
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Bob Harter
Louis Louis   See fewer
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Angus T. Jones
5 Year Old Kid 5 Year Old Kid   See fewer
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Ken Strunk
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Ashley Guthrie Baker
Kelly (as Ashley Gutherie) Kelly (as Ashley Gutherie)   See fewer
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Maria Carretero
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Nicole Forester
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Joseph Hindy
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Loyd Catlett
Pete - Male Passenger Pete - Male Passenger   See fewer
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Brigitta Simone
First Class Flight Attendant First Class Flight Attendant   See fewer
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Christina Cabot
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Mack Dryden
Rosie's Father Rosie's Father   See fewer
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Kristin Knickerbocker
Becky (as Kristen Knickerbocker) Becky (as Kristen Knickerbocker)   See fewer
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Barbara Rossmiesl
Woman #1 (as Barb Rossmiesl) Woman #1 (as Barb Rossmiesl)   See fewer
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Roxana Brusso
Checkout Girl Checkout Girl   See fewer
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Jeannine Corbo
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Malina Moye
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Dan Willoughby
Official Official   See fewer
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Kaizaad Kotwal
Arab Businessman (as Kaizaad Kptwal) Arab Businessman (as Kaizaad Kptwal)   See fewer
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Ayman Elsebaei
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Adham Sager
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Randy Cohlmia
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Trevor Denman
Race Caller Race Caller   See fewer
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Alan Buchdahl
Race Caller (as Allan Bochdahl) Race Caller (as Allan Bochdahl)   See fewer
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Greg Bronson
Race Attendee (uncredited) Race Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Airline Pilot (uncredited) Airline Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.5 / 10 | 3,156 votes