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The Deal (I) (2008)

R
100 min | Comedy, Romance

A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. Production is halted however, when the lead actor is ...See moreA down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. Production is halted however, when the lead actor is kidnapped, so the producer hatches a scheme with a struggling creative executive to save the star and the movie. Written by IMDb editor See less
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Writers
William H. Macy (screenplay) | Steven Schachter (screenplay) | Peter Lefcourt (novel)
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Susan Edelman | Ana Feyder (as Anna Feyder) | Daniel Hubbard | Jeremy Zimmermann (as Jeremy Zimmerman)
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$ 207,405
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Release date
Jan 22, 2008 (United States)

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Meg Ryan
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5.7 / 10 | 3,116 votes