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Fancypants Poster1med.JPG
Directed by Joshua Russell
Produced by Daniel Hanson
Written by Joshua Russell
Starring Patrick Gleason
Roddy Piper
Robert Carradine
Jackson Dunn
Amy Hendricks
Patrick Zielinski
Kirby O'Connell
Richard Kind
Nick Turturro
Release date
  • September 29, 2011 (2011-09-29)
Running time
86 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Fancypants is a 2011 film directed by Joshua Russell and starring Patrick Gleason, Roddy Piper, and Robert Carradine. Featuring Nick Turturro, Richard Kind, and introducing Jackson Dunn.

It is a comedy/drama about a professional wrestler who is afraid of conflict in real life. He is nearing the end of his career and finds out he has one fan left in an 8-year-old boy, who hides a secret that will change Leo's life forever. The film was shot entirely on location in Chicago.[1]

The film won Best Feature at the 2011 Sunscreen Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida,[2] and was an official selection at the 2011 Seattle True Independent Film Festival[3] and the 2012 Treasure Coast Film Festival in Fort Pierce, Florida.[4] The movie premiered in Chicago on September 29, 2011. It had a limited theatrical release, then was released nationwide on February 10, 2012 via Comcast On Demand, and March 13, 2012 through Time Warner, Cox, Charter, and all other cable providers. It is distributed in the US by Lightning Entertainment and Entertainment Content Management.


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