Movies like Unemployed

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Unemployed (2008)
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Unemployed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jamal and Dex are two hapless out of work actors who come to terms with reality when they realize they've been pursuing their dreams for over ten years and still haven't booked a single speaking role. When the two run out of cash and face eviction from their small apartment, they hit the pavement in search of a job. With no job experience, no skill set and little ambition, the audience gets a front row seat to this hilarious journey in which these two bad-luck prone losers can't seem to catch a break.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: ambition, against the odds, follow your dream, nothing goes right, fish out of water, love and romance, looking for love, unemployment, couples, buddies, actor's life, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, unlikely couple, vampire, airplane, drug abuse, friends, drug dealing, partners, artists and showbiz, slasher, hollywood, filmmaking, apartment
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles

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Duration: 86 min.
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