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1Middle Men is a 2010 comedy/drama film starring Luke Wilson about the personal situations that develop around those responsible for the rise of internet pornography. Jack Harris is family man, and all around a pretty normal guy that is known for one thing, fixing things. Through his contacts he is introduced to two men who have developed a pornographic website, that more importantly have created a program that allows them to bill their customers anonymously. Through this development, they become filthy rich, but have no idea how to manage a business, and that's where Jack Harris steps in.²²The three manage to encounter numerous porn starlets, as well as mob bosses as they meander through the process of becoming some of the richest men in the country.²²----²!!This film contains examples of:²* AccidentalMurder: James murders a [[spoiler: Russian mobster]] this way.²* ADateWithRosiePalms: An entire monologue over the necessity and ubiquity of it.²* {{Blackmail}}: Used by nearly every character.²* CloseOnTitle²* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: Wayne and Buck.²* DealWithTheDevil: Wayne and Buck make a deal with TheMafiya.²* IdiotSavant: Buck Dolby who writes a program in 15 minutes that major corporations can't figure out how to make over years but who has been fired from every job he's ever been in.²* InventorOfTheMundane: Wayne and Buck create anonymous billing software.²* InMediasRes: Jack starts narrating the movie while driving to a Russian mobsters house with a duffle bag full of money on his way to rescue a child.²* PaedoHunt: After the government learns there are some underage actresses.²* TheMafiya: The Sokoloff family.²* RagsToRiches: Wayne and Buck especially as they went from slum apartment to rich, but also Jack from middle class to filthy rich.²* RichInDollarsPoorInSense: Wayne and Buck after their success.²* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue²* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: The Mafiya's solution to [[spoiler:Haggerty]].


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