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The Namesake (2006)

PG-13
122 min | Drama

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
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$ 9,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 248,552
Gross (USA)
$ 13,569,248
Gross (World)
$ 20,138,836
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Apr 6, 2007 (United States)

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Kal Penn
Nikhil a.k.a. Gogol Nikhil a.k.a. Gogol   See fewer
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Ashima Ashima   See fewer
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Ashoke Ashoke   See fewer
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Moushumi Mazumdar Moushumi Mazumdar   See fewer
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Ruma Guha Thakurta
Ashoke's Mother Ashoke's Mother   See fewer
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Sandip Deb
Music Teacher Music Teacher   See fewer
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Sukanya
Rini Rini   See fewer
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Tanushree Shankar
Ashima's Mother Ashima's Mother   See fewer
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Ashima's Father Ashima's Father   See fewer
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Ashoke's Father Ashoke's Father   See fewer
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Supriya Choudhury
Ashima's Grandmother (as Supriya Devi) Ashima's Grandmother (as Supriya Devi)   See fewer
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Stuart Rudin
Homeless Man Homeless Man   See fewer
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Heather MacRae
Nurse Patty Nurse Patty   See fewer
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Sumitra
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Kanti
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Michael Countryman
Mr. Wilcox Mr. Wilcox   See fewer
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Kousik Bhowal
Dr. Gupta Dr. Gupta   See fewer
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Rupak Ginn
Uncle Uncle   See fewer
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Soham Chatterjee
Gogol (Age 4) Gogol (Age 4)   See fewer
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Gargi Mukherjee
Mira Mashi Mira Mashi   See fewer
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Pallavi Shah
Kajol Mashi Kajol Mashi   See fewer
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Jhumpa Lahiri
Jhumpa Mashi Jhumpa Mashi   See fewer
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Noor Lahiri Vourvoulias
Baby Sonia Baby Sonia   See fewer
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Linus Roache
Mr. Lawson Mr. Lawson   See fewer
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Mr. Mazumdar Mr. Mazumdar   See fewer
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Mrs. Mazumdar Mrs. Mazumdar   See fewer
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Lakhan Das
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Ms. Lu Ms. Lu   See fewer
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Kartik Das
Boat Man Boat Man   See fewer
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Sudipta Bhawmik
Subroto Mesho Subroto Mesho   See fewer
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Jeb Brown
Oliver Oliver   See fewer
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Mia Yoo
Viola Viola   See fewer
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Partha Chatterjee
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Singing Voice (voice) Singing Voice (voice)   See fewer
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Graham (uncredited) Graham (uncredited)   See fewer
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Moshumi's Friend (uncredited) Moshumi's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Student in Gogol's Class (uncredited) Student in Gogol's Class (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 17,887 votes