Mean People Suck

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Mean People Suck
Mean People Suck screenshot.jpg
Screenshot from the short film Mean People Suck. Seated, from left: Eric Christian Olsen, Dominique Swain.
Directed by Matthew Cole Weiss
Produced by Anabel Manchester
Matthew Cole Weiss
Screenplay by Matthew Cole Weiss
Starring Dominique Swain
James Franco
Eric Christian Olsen
Beverley Mitchell
Music by Adam Podrat
Cinematography Jonathan Cohen
Edited by Blaine Hope
A Mama's Boy Productions
Tisch School of the Arts (NYU)
Release dates
April 2001 (2001-04)
Running time
8 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $10,000

Mean People Suck is an NYU student film released in 2002.[1] It is directed by Matthew Cole Weiss and stars Dominique Swain as Kate, James Franco as Casey, and Eric Christian Olsen as Nick, with a supporting role by Beverley Mitchell as Kate's Sister.

Mean People Suck became available for viewing on in 2007.


Three stubborn teenagers place a bet over which one of them is the meanest.



Festival screenings[edit]

The film premiered at the First Run Film Festival in April, 2001,[2] It screened at multiple festivals after that, receiving Best Student Film at the Fargo Film Festival on March 2, 2002.[3]


  1. ^ "Mean People Suck". Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  2. ^ Release info for Mean People Suck, Retrieved 2012-03-31
  3. ^ Awards for Mean People Suck from IMDb, Retrieved 2012-04-07

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