The Prime Gig
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Vince Vaughn stars in this drama as Pendleton "Penny" Wise, a gifted telemarketer who can sell almost anything over the phone. He's making a good living doing phone sales for Mick (Stephen Tobolowsky), until Mick's operation goes bust without enough funds to pay Penny or his co-workers Archie (George Wendt) and Gene (Wallace Shawn). Suddenly in dire financial straits, Penny is approached by Caitlin Carlson (Julia Ormond), who is recruiting telephone salesmen for Kelly Grant (Ed Harris). Grant is a legend in the telemarketing industry, but not always for positive reasons; one… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 44%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A film noir about telemarketing? Actually, I bought it."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"A well paced and satisfying little drama that deserved better than a 'direct-to-video' release."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
"...a mishmash of so many clichés that are standard to this genre which makes it impossible to become involved in the film."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"The film didn't move me one way or the other."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A worthy entry into a very difficult genre."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"I've never bought from telemarketers, but I bought this movie."
‑ Harvey S. Karten, Compuserve
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