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  • Why Am I Doing This? (2009)
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    119 min | Comedy
Why Am I Doing This? (2009)
Not Rated
119 min | Comedy

Talented but perennially down-on-their-luck, Lester Niles, a struggling African American comedian, and Tony Chang, a struggling Asian American actor, are best friends in Hollywood pondering the age-old question, "Why Am I Doing This?"
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Mar 6, 2009 (United States)
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95 cast members
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Lynn Chen
Katie Katie   See fewer
Dionysio Basco
Danny (as Dion Basco) Danny (as Dion Basco)   See fewer
Emma Caulfield Ford
Amber (as Emma Caulfield) Amber (as Emma Caulfield)   See fewer
Joe Torry
Kenny Kenny   See fewer
Fernanda Andrade
Marianne Marianne   See fewer
Garrett Wang
Vic Vu Vic Vu   See fewer
James Kyson
Eric (as James Kyson-Lee) Eric (as James Kyson-Lee)   See fewer
Rachel Andersen
Angry Woman Angry Woman   See fewer
Elizabeth Bradshaw
Audience member Audience member   See fewer
Edward Chen
Tim Chung (as Teddy Chen Culver) Tim Chung (as Teddy Chen Culver)   See fewer
Sandra Cho
Korean Woman Korean Woman   See fewer
John Chung
Club Patron Club Patron   See fewer
Robbie Daymond
Afterparty Patron Afterparty Patron   See fewer
Alixzandra Dove
Bar Patron Bar Patron   See fewer
Tatiana Edwards
Tati - Cute Girl (as Tati Edwards) Tati - Cute Girl (as Tati Edwards)   See fewer
Dannah Feinglass Phirman
Holly (as Dannah Feinglass) Holly (as Dannah Feinglass)   See fewer
Britt Flatmo
Crying child Crying child   See fewer
Kirsten Flatmo
Birthday Party Mom Birthday Party Mom   See fewer
Adrienne Freeman
Adrienne Adrienne   See fewer
Gilda Graham
Theatre Patron Theatre Patron   See fewer
James Harris
Kiddie Party Manager Kiddie Party Manager   See fewer
Juliette Hing-Lee
Theatre Actress (as Juliette Hing) Theatre Actress (as Juliette Hing)   See fewer
Taylor Hurley
Hall Monitor Hall Monitor   See fewer
Spiral Jackson
The Young Man in the Audience The Young Man in the Audience   See fewer
Theresa June-Tao
Theresa - Laughing Girl Theresa - Laughing Girl   See fewer
Andrea Jung
Serena Serena   See fewer
Samantha Karp
Audience Woman Audience Woman   See fewer
Lilian Kha
Asian Party Girl Asian Party Girl   See fewer
Gladys Khan
Nira's Mother Nira's Mother   See fewer
Christina Khoo
Christina - Asian Music Video Girl #1 Christina - Asian Music Video Girl #1   See fewer
Melinda Kramer
Comedy Club Patron Comedy Club Patron   See fewer
Jeff Lam
Karaoke Operator Karaoke Operator   See fewer
Jason Layden
Hot Cute Guy Hot Cute Guy   See fewer
Janen Jo Lee
Cute club girl Cute club girl   See fewer
Johnny Lee
Theatre Actor Theatre Actor   See fewer
Josiah D. Lee
D. Young D. Young   See fewer
Gilbert J. Menchaca
Ethan (as Ethan Drake) Ethan (as Ethan Drake)   See fewer
Michael Nance
Mike - African American #1 Mike - African American #1   See fewer
Anoush NeVart
Dominique Dominique   See fewer
Scott Olsen
Bad Play Actor (as Scott Olson) Bad Play Actor (as Scott Olson)   See fewer
Tony Pennette
Theater Patron Theater Patron   See fewer
Telita Perry
T - Teen Salesgirl T - Teen Salesgirl   See fewer
Caroline Pho
Caroline - Asian Music Video Girl #2 Caroline - Asian Music Video Girl #2   See fewer
Michael Pisano
After Party Guest After Party Guest   See fewer
Natasha Preiss
Afterparty Patron Afterparty Patron   See fewer
Philip Rachid
Afterparty Patron (as Philip Ivanov) Afterparty Patron (as Philip Ivanov)   See fewer
Glenda Redfield
Renee Ricketts Renee Ricketts   See fewer
Romina
Rejection Girl Rejection Girl   See fewer
Linda Rothschild
Bar Patron Bar Patron   See fewer
Parisa Shaban
Debra (as Parisa Shabanzadeh) Debra (as Parisa Shabanzadeh)   See fewer
Cathy Shim
Susie Susie   See fewer
John Stanley Simpson
Interviewee Interviewee   See fewer
Mandy Simpson
Interviewee (as Mandy Ralls) Interviewee (as Mandy Ralls)   See fewer
Jonathan Soldwisch
John - Drunk Guy John - Drunk Guy   See fewer
Ayo Sorrells
Ayo - African American Guy #2 Ayo - African American Guy #2   See fewer
Sean Stackpoole
Audience Man Audience Man   See fewer
Fred Tat
Announcer Announcer   See fewer
Omi Vaidya
Rajya Rajya   See fewer
Roger Villarreal
Afterparty Patron Afterparty Patron   See fewer
Filip Watermann
After Party Guest (as Filip Ivanov) After Party Guest (as Filip Ivanov)   See fewer
Dona Wood
Socialite Socialite   See fewer
Leonard Wu
Brian Brian   See fewer
Kaitlyn Wylde
Afterparty Patron Afterparty Patron   See fewer
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