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John Patrick Barry in Rocket Science

Rocket Science

2007 R

When 15-year-old Hal Hefner (Reece Thompson) -- a New Jersey boy with a terrible stutter -- falls in love with the star of his high school debate squad (Anna Kendrick), he joins the team at his dream girl's urging and finds himself caught up in some intense competition. Writer-director Jeffrey Blitz won the Dramatic Directing Award at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival for this coming-of-age charmer, based in part on his own adolescence.

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