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Eric Roberts Plays a Cookie Thief

By Dustin Rowles | Trailers | April 24, 2009 |

By Dustin Rowles | Trailers | April 24, 2009 |

I don’t know how many of you saw the trailer I posted last night for Tommy and the Cool Mule (and if so, sorry about the brain damage), but this trailer — for The Cookie Thief — is similarly perplexing, in that it looks like a bad comedy short or a terrible commercial for Mrs. Fields cookies. But it’s not. It’s a trailer for a real movie. A real movie starring Eric Roberts. Who plays a cookie thief. He steals cookies. And that seems to be the movie’s entire premise: Woman loves cookies. Man steals cookies. Woman sad. Man forced to live out the rest of his life as Eric Roberts.

It’s a comedy.

Seriously, though. I can’t believe this is an actual movie:

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