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Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
     

Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star

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Director: Sam Weisman, David Spade, Mary McCormack, Jon Lovitz

Cast: Sam Weisman, David Spade, Mary McCormack, Jon Lovitz

 

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In keeping with his background in television sitcoms, Sam Weisman directs the cameo-filled comedy Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. Dickie Roberts (David Spade) was a child actor on the hit TV show "The Glimmer Gang" and remains remembered for a particular catch phrase. Now in his thirties, he finds work as a parking valet and spends time with other nominal

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In keeping with his background in television sitcoms, Sam Weisman directs the cameo-filled comedy Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. Dickie Roberts (David Spade) was a child actor on the hit TV show "The Glimmer Gang" and remains remembered for a particular catch phrase. Now in his thirties, he finds work as a parking valet and spends time with other nominal child stars (enter cameos by Danny Bonaduce, Corey Feldman, and the like). Wanting to make a comeback, he manages to get an audition with director Rob Reiner. When the role requires him to be normal, he decides to hire a normal family in order to relive the childhood he missed out on. He ends up with sleazy salesman George Finney (Craig Bierko) and his loving wife, Grace (Mary McCormack). Dickie shares a room with their two kids: sunny daughter Sally (Jenna Boyd) and impressionable son Sam (Scott Tessa). Former child star Alyssa Milano appears as Dickie's girlfriend, Cyndi.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/14/2009
UPC:
0032429065704
Original Release:
2003
Rating:
PG-13
Source:
Paramount
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Spade Dickie Roberts
Mary McCormack Grace
Jon Lovitz Sidney
Craig Bierko George Finney
Jenna Boyd Sally Finney
Scott Tessa Sam Finney
Alyssa Milano Cyndi
Doris Roberts Peggy
Rob Reiner Himself
Edie McClurg Neighbor
Leif Garrett Himself
Brendan Fraser Himself
Emmanuel Lewis Himself
Willie Aames Actor
Danny Bonaduce Himself
Dustin Diamond Himself
Corey Feldman Himself
Florence Henderson Actor
Maureen McCormick Actor
Butch Patrick Actor
Dick Van Patten Actor
Marion Ross Actor
Barry Williams Actor
Ashley Edner Heather Bolan
Erin Murphy Brittany
Rachel Dratch Rob Reiner's Assistant

Technical Credits
Sam Weisman Director
Thomas E. Ackerman Cinematographer
Christophe Beck Score Composer
Roger Bondelli Editor
Blair Breard Co-producer
Marc Dabe Art Director
Michael Dilbeck Musical Direction/Supervision
K.C. Fox Set Decoration/Design
Jack Giarraputo Producer
Lisa Jensen Costumes/Costume Designer
David Kelson Sound/Sound Designer
Dina Lipton Production Designer
Tom McNulty Associate Producer
John Papsidera Casting
Adam Sandler Producer
Marty Eli Schwartz Asst. Director
David Spade Screenwriter
Waddy Wachtel Score Composer
Fred Wolf Executive Producer,Screenwriter

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. "Nucking Futs!" [5:33]
2. Desperate Dickie [1:24]
3. Bending the Rules [2:09]
4. Poker Night [4:33]
5. To Be a Star Again [:10]
6. Family for Hire [3:36]
7. Stranger Danger Moves In [2:35]
8. Normal Crap [2:13]
9. Tree House Training [5:20]
10. Slipping and Sliding [5:42]
11. Part of the Family [1:51]
12. Dickie to the Rescue [1:09]
13. Fitting In [6:38]
14. Tryouts [4:30]
15. Cyndi's Back [2:31]
16. Sidney Comes Through [2:26]
17. The Audition [4:33]
18. We Love Being Child Stars [4:22]

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Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I just finished watching this movie and i can't stop thinking about hhow unbelievably funny it was! I especially reccomend watching the 'Child Stars On Your Television' extended music video! If you dont fall in love with the movie, the video will for sure change your mind! RENT DICKIE ROBERTS TODAY!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie shows why David Spade is so cool. His sarcastic put-downs, one-liners, and self-depricating attitude help make this movie funnier than most former SNL members have done. The cameos are a hoot, also, especially the song at the end with all of our fave child stars from the 60's, 70's, & 80's. (Maureen 'Marcia, Marcia, Marcia' MacCormack's line about what she'd like to do to people who refer to her as her TV character is priceless.) Good laughs and some warm moments make 'Dickie Roberts' a must see movie.
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