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A Couple Of Joes

Joey uses his Grandpa Joe as part of a governor's campaign for a school project. But when the campaign is mistaken for the real thing, Grandpa becomes an overnight sensation and finds himself running for Governor, with the help of Joey and his buddies.

Written by: Patrick J. Rodio     [Contact Author]
Format: Screenplay
Budget: Mid
Starring Roles For: Freddie Highmore
Allison Janey
Paul Newman
In the Vein Of: Dave
Freaks and Geeks
Head Of State
Posted: 11/19/2006
Updated: 07/06/2017
Author Bio: Author of numerous award-winning feature-length screenplays, including: Union - Quarterfinalist 2010 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship Cricket Hill - Finalist (Top 3) Austin Screenplay Competition Also: The Money Shot, Good People, Headshot, The Stand In, A Couple Of Joes, Laid, Surviving Edwards Avenue, Zucker, Deacon Street, Shuttlecock, and Zombie, NJ Also self-financed (as well as wrote/directed/produced) 3 feature films (Stain, Better Days, and West River Drive) and 5 shorts (The Disintegration of a Boy Band, The Family Dog, N2, The Reappearance Of Homer Pitts, and Short). American Bikini - Currently In Production in Las Vegas & Los Angeles, Produced by Meridien Films.

Surviving Edwards Avenue - Novel, 2011 BA - 1997 - Temple University - Film & Media Arts.

Contest Results: Open Door/Script Magazine (Third Place)
Writers Network Screenplay & Fiction Competition (Finalist)
American Accolades (Finalist)
Screenwriter Showcase (Finalist, Final ten)
Austin Fest Film (Quarterfinalist)
Writers On The Storm (Quarterfinalist)
Screenwriting Expo (Semifinalist)
Showcase Awards (Honorable Mention)
Fade In (Quarterfinalist, Finalists anoounced 3/15)
RIIFF/Rhode Island (Honorable Mention)