Connie and Carla Movie

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Who's Involved:

Gary Barber, Nia Vardalos, Roger Birnbaum, Stephen Spinella, Toni Collette, Peter Safran, David Duchovny, Dash Mihok, Rita Wilson, Michael Lembeck, Christopher Logan, Jonthan Glickman, Alec Mapa

Release Date:

Friday, April 16, 2004

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 38 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Nia Vardalos and Toni Collette play Connie and Carla, two struggling Chicago dinner theater performers who accidentally witness a mafia hit... and who subsequently hit the road, running for their lives. Assuming the killers will never look for them in a place devoid of culture, the pair head to Los Angeles, where they assume new identities and find their middling talent at song and dance perfectly suited to new careers-as drag queens. Much to their surprise, they inadvertently become the toast of the cabaret circuit. As their ruse becomes increasingly difficult to maintain, they discover that it is indeed lonely at the top, especially after Connie meets Jeff (David Duchovny), a guy she'd really like to be a real girl with. With the mafia zeroing in and the line separating their onstage/offstage personas blurring beyond the point of recognition, Connie and Carla soon discover the power of not compromising to pursue your dreams, fighting the good fight, and never, never underestimating the transformative power of cosmetics.

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Crew: Who's making Connie and Carla

A look at the Connie and Carla behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Michael Lembeck last directed Tooth Fairy and Santa Clause 3: Escape Clause. The film's writer Nia Vardalos last wrote My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 and Larry Crowne.


Nia Vardalos


Gary Barber
Roger Birnbaum
Jonthan Glickman
Peter Safran
Rita Wilson

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Production: What we know about Connie and Carla

Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

Connie and Carla Release Date: When was it released?

Connie and Carla was released in 2004 on Friday, April 16, 2004 (). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including The Punisher, Klezmer on Fish Street and Kill Bill: Volume 2.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, August 17, 2004

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