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I'll Do Anything
James L. Brooks' showbiz comedy I'll Do Anything is "The Musical That Almost Was" (after test screenings Brooks removed all the musical numbers in the film, turning the film into a songless romantic comedy). Matt Hobbs (Nick Nolte) is a hardly working actor who finds himself raising his 6-year-old daughter Jeannie (Whittni Wright) after her mother Beth (Tracey Ullman) is sent away to prison. Since Matt now has to support a daughter, he has to develop more regular work habits. As a result, he takes a job as a chauffeur for a William Castle-inspired schlockmeister named Burke… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 61%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

".....to get out of watching this movie!"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Director Brooks is too timid with his cast as if he is afraid to open up and take a few risks."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"Lengthy stretches of the program are not entertaining and are painfully uncomfortable"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"A delight in that ineffable Jim Brooks way."
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central
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