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The Motel (2005)

Not Rated
75 min | Comedy, Drama

Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destructive yet ...See moreThirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destructive yet charismatic Korean man who has checked in. Sam teaches the fatherless boy all the rites of manhood. Written by anonymous See less
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Michael Kang | Ed Lin (based on the novel "Waylaid" by)
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Jan 24, 2005 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Jeffrey Chyau
Ernest Ernest   See fewer
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Jade Wu
Ahma Chin Ahma Chin   See fewer
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Samantha Futerman
Christine Christine   See fewer
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Alexis Chang
Katie (as Alexis Kapp Chang) Katie (as Alexis Kapp Chang)   See fewer
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Stephen Chen
Gung Gung Gung Gung   See fewer
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Clint Jordan
Walter Walter   See fewer
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Jackie Nova
Shakira Shakira   See fewer
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Ian Boyd
Jimmy Jimmy   See fewer
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Glen Brackenridge
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Cheryl Campbell
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Douglas Bell
Big John Big John   See fewer
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Alia Raza
Lola Legs Lola Legs   See fewer
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Melanie Sands
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Olivia Kim
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Albert Bramante
Little John Little John   See fewer
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Fausat Lawal
Boomin' System Escort Boomin' System Escort   See fewer
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Grace Lamb
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David Keller
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Zeke Hawkins
Street Hustler Street Hustler   See fewer
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Heather White
Hank's Mistress Hank's Mistress   See fewer
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Matthew Mooney
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Matthew Schimkowitz
Dumpling Skater Dumpling Skater   See fewer
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George Moss
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Diville Moss
Chinese Restaurant Guest Chinese Restaurant Guest   See fewer
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Vincent Danna
Chinese Restaurant Guest Chinese Restaurant Guest   See fewer
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Holly Juckett
Motel Guest Motel Guest   See fewer
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Tim Bennett
Motel Guest Motel Guest   See fewer
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Karen Conley
Motel Guest Motel Guest   See fewer
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Kimberly Juckett
Motel Guest Motel Guest   See fewer
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Nathan Juckett
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Andrew Beam
Motel Guest Motel Guest   See fewer
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Elisabeth Paesano
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Shawn Wheeler
Motel Guest Motel Guest   See fewer
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Harlan Cayetano
Motel Guest Motel Guest   See fewer
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Di Drago
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Steve Spehar
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Andria Kahler
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6.7 / 10 | 1,269 votes