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American Movie (1999)

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107 min | Documentary, Comedy

Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.
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$20,260
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,165,795
Gross (World)
$1,165,795
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Jan 1999 (United States)

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Mark Borchardt
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Tom Beach
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Joan Petrie
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Dean Allen
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Dawn Borchardt
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7.9 / 10 | 15,804 votes