almost 7 years
Hipster movie made by hipsters for hipsters. Annoying as hell. Almost cringe worthy.
Flakes is a 2007 American comedy film, directed by Michael Lehmann and starring Aaron Stanford and Zooey Deschanel. This film was written by Chris Poche & Karey Kirkpatrick
Struggling musician Neal Downs (Aaron Stanford) works as manager of a little New Orleans eatery called Flakes, owned by an old hippie, Willie B (Christopher Lloyd), that serves nothing but cold cereal to its loyal clientele. When a rival franchise opens up across the street, Neal's girlfriend, the self-named Pussy Katz (Zooey Deschanel), applies for a job at the new establishment as a means of getting back at Neal for refusing to hire her at his place.
Flakes was released in one theater on December 19, 2007. In the opening weekend (21-23), the film earned $311 at number 76. It lasted 9 days before closing and only being able to make $778.
Review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes has a certified 24% fresh on the film.