Writer/Director Zach Braff delivers "an Oscar®-worthy performance" (CBS-TV Chicago) in this quirky coming-of-age comedy that has been hailed as "the seminal film for today's generation" (USA TODAY). Twentysomething, emotionally detached Andrew "Large" Largeman (Braff) returns home to New Jersey after nine long years.. Now, as he tries to re-connect with his past, a series of chance encounters with Sam (Natalie Portman) - a free-spirited who's everything he isn't - sets the stage for a fateful, mind-blowing take on what his future might hold. Co-starring Peter Sarsgaard, Ian Holm and Method Man, Garden State is "hilarious" (Rolling Stone).

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Garden State (2004)

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Romance/Drama/Comedy · 1h 42m · 8/20/2004

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"Garden State" is the uncanny comedic drama that's as lighthearted as it is substantially reflective and introspective.

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Writer/Director Zach Braff delivers "an Oscar®-worthy performance" (CBS-TV Chicago) in this quirky coming-of-age comedy that has been hailed as "the seminal film for today's generation" (USA TODAY). Twentysomething, emotionally detached Andrew "Large" Largeman (Braff) returns home to New Jersey after nine long years.. Now, as he tries to re-connect with his past, a series of chance encounters with Sam (Natalie Portman) - a free-spirited who's everything he isn't - sets the stage for a fateful, mind-blowing take on what his future might hold. Co-starring Peter Sarsgaard, Ian Holm and Method Man, Garden State is "hilarious" (Rolling Stone).

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Camelot Pictures, Jersey Films, Double Feature Films, Large's Ark Productions

Budget

$2,500,000

Revenue

$35,825,316
Part Of
Cast
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Zach Braff

Andrew Largeman
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Natalie Portman

Sam
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Jakob Hawkins

Waiter (uncredited)
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George C. Wolfe

Restaurant Manager
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Peter Sarsgaard

Mark
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Joe Bacino

Man Having Sex
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Ron Leibman

Dr. Cohen
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Michael Weston

Kenny
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Mark Murphy

Himself - News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist (archive footage) (voice)
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Ice

Arthur-the-Dog
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Amy Ferguson

Dana
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Debbon Ayer

Faye
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Christopher Carley

Gleason Party Drunk (as Chris Carley)
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Joanna Leslie

Skating Gator (archive footage)
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Lisa Soule

Crying Mom with Baby (uncredited)
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Janine Strafaci

Herself - News 12 New Jersey News Anchor (archive footage) (voice)
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Jackie Hoffman

Aunt Sylvia Largeman
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Kenneth Graymez

Busboy
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Ato Essandoh

Titembay
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Geoffrey Arend

Karl Benson
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Joe Ho

Restaurant Boss (voice) (uncredited)
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Pamela Abdy

Casting Assistant (uncredited)
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Ann Dowd

Olivia
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Trisha LaFache

Kelly
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Ryan B. Moschetti

Teen in Hallway
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Austin Lysy

Waiter
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Magoo

Masturbating Dog
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Gary Gilbert

Young Hollywood Guy
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Seth Michael May

Peeping Tom
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Wynter Kullman

Pam
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Kurt Siegelin

Himself - News 12 New Jersey News Anchor (archive footage) (voice) (as Kurt Sirgelin)
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Jill Flint

Obnoxious Girl (uncredited)
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Soara-Joy Ross

Handi-World Cashier
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Tracey Antosiweicz

Hooker
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Jim Parsons

Tim
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Michael Marinoff

Kaufman (uncredited)
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Armando Riesco

Jesse
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Lori Finkel

Party Extra (uncredited)
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Jean Smart

Carol
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James Ecklund

Bored Actor (uncredited)
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Ian Holm

Gideon Largeman
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Method Man

Diego
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Yvette Mercedes

Neurology Receptionist
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Ben Hauck

Sleeping Actor (uncredited)
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Denis O'Hare

Albert
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Jayne Houdyshell

Mrs. Lubin
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Alex Burns

Dave
Crew
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Zach Braff

Director
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Zach Braff

Writer
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Disc Releases
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(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

3/4/2014

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(DVD)

12/28/2004

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Garden State

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

3/4/2014

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Garden State

(DVD)

1/13/2009

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(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/2/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Garden State

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Garden State

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/28/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

Garden State

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/28/2004

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