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Soloist, The  
Release Date:
4/24/2009
Studio:
DreamWorks
Rating:
PG-13
Length:
109
Overall Score:
2.71
Reviewers' Comments:
Tobacco and drug addiction was shown realistically but when it came to Robert Downey, Jr. smoking a cigarette it was seen as cool and relaxing, just the right image to encourage someone to use it. CF & SM
Director:
Wright, Joe
Producer(s):
Foster, Gary     Krasnoff, Russ        
Writer(s):
Grant, Susannah


Editor:
Tothill, Paul
Prop Master:
Ellis, Todd
Smoking Incidents:
50+
Where:
Home          
Outdoors:
outside of homeless shelter, streets, outside hotel
Other:
theater dressing room
Who Around:
Non-smoking Adult    
Where On The Set:
 
Brand Shown 1:
Used by:
No. of Times:
How Depicted:
Brand Shown 2:
Used by:
No. of Times:
How Depicted:
Lead:         Credited Non-star:         Extra:
Actor Star Power Tobacco Type Age Ethnicity Gender Role
Downey Jr., Robert Star Cigarette 30+ Caucasian Male Good Guy
Foxx, Jamie Star Cigarette 30+ African American Male
Non IMDb Extra Cigarette 30+ African American Male
Non IMDb Extra Cigarette 20-30 African American Male
Non IMDb Extra Cigarette 20-30 Caucasian Female
Non IMDb Extra Cigarette 30+ Caucasian Male
Non IMDb Extra Cigarette 20-30 Caucasian Female
Non IMDb Extra Cigarette 20-30 Caucasian Male
Anti-Tobacco Message 1:
NS sign
Health of Non-smoker
Jamie Foxx "…nastiness and degradation..(cigarettes)..they drop cigarettes on the ground to torment me." Robert "You don't see that on the street (no smoking sign & refers to Jamie's dislike of cigarettes)
Robert finds a cigarette butt and hides it before Jamie can see it. No smoking sign at mission for homeless and at apartment building
Anti-Tobacco Message 2:
Comment
Health of Non-smoker
Sexy: A Sexy: Celebration: Wealth/Power: Cool: A
Independent/Unique: Rebellion: Tension/Stress: Relaxation: A Habit/Addiction: A
Bad Guy: Loser: Other: Neutral: A  
Other Comments:
Approximately 50+ cigarette butts were shown on ground increasing incident count)
Overall:
Balanced
Extent:
6
Overall:
6
Perceived:
4
Where People Smoke:
3
Special Circumstances:

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