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Auto Motives (2000)

Tags: Short Film, Career Trajectory: Troubled Actor, Supporting Role, Last Resort for the Obsessive Fan, Shirtless, On DVD in Region 1, On DVD in Region 2

Summary

A series of unrelated stories each loosely involving a car in some way. His segment is called I Thought We Said Eleven

Director

Lorraine Bracco

Downey Factor

Medium, he only has 4 minutes of screentime but it is a solid block since the stories are not interwoven.

Character

Car Detailer #1, a slimy L.A. character trying to take advantage of James Cameron.

Looks

Messy but largely under-dressed.

Performance

Forgettable.

Love & Sex

None.

Dies, Gay or Villain

No.

Cast

James Cameron, Allison Janney

Time & Place

Present day (2000), Los Angeles.

Availability

The short film is included on a compilation DVD called Love and Distrust. Available in regions 1 and 2.

2 Reasons to See It

1. His shirt comes off (and stays off) about 2 minutes into it.
2. Even if you hate every second of it, thatís only 4 minutes out of your life.

Overall

Pointless sketch is a throwback to his more nonsensical early work, but worth watching if you can do so with a very minimal effort.

If You Like It

You might also like Short Cuts, Too Much Sun

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