The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest
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The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest
Hotshot marketing executive Andy Caspar (Adam Garcia) gives up his steady job to join a high-tech research and development center where he's teamed with three misfits, including socially-unacceptable Darrell (Jake Busey), to create a far-fetched and highly unlikely product -- a 99-dollar desktop computer. The company wants them to fail, but they succeed against all odds and come up with a PC that doesn't use a monitor or keyboard (it's holographic, and all of the memory is stored on an Internet server). A greedy competitor, Francis (Enrico Colantoni), sabotages their project and… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 11%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It appears to have been modeled on the worst revenge-of-the-nerds clichés the filmmakers could dredge up."
‑ Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
"It's also curious to note that this film, like the similarly ill-timed Antitrust, is easily as bad at a fraction the budget."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"The movie, directed by Mick Jackson, leaves no cliche unturned, from the predictable plot to the characters straight out of central casting."
‑ V.A. Musetto, New York Post
"No way I can believe this load of junk."
‑ Edward Havens,
"Click to read review"
‑ Michael Dequina,
"The movie's thesis -- elegant technology for the masses -- is surprisingly refreshing."
‑ Gregory Weinkauf, New Times
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