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Jimmy the Kid (1982)

PG | | Comedy | 12 November 1982 (USA)
Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for.

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Cast

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Jimmy
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Bernice
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May
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Herb
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Nina
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Maurice
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Dr. Stevens
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Harry Walker
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1st Trooper (as Bob Hoy)
Steven Chambers ...
2nd Trooper (as Steve Chambers)
Sarina C. Grant ...
Pearl (as Sarina Grant)
Lew Horn ...
Kimball
Frank Miller ...
Cop
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Storyline

Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for.

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Would you believe . . . the comedy crime caper of the year?

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Comedy

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12 November 1982 (USA)  »

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La pandilla de Arnold  »

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Trivia

Paul Le Mat is the fourth of seven actors to play the Dortmunder character in a movie. The first had been Robert Redford in The Hot Rock (1972) and the second was George C. Scott in Bank Shot (1974). The third had been Italy's Come ti rapisco il pupo (1976) where Teo Teocoli played the character renamed as "Elia". Christopher Lambert was the fifth in Why Me? (1990), Herbert Knaup the sixth in Jimmy the Kid (1999) with Martin Lawrence the seventh playing the character renamed as "Kevin Caffery" in What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001). See more »

Goofs

In one scene, the limousine's front bumper is knocked off, in subsequent scenes, however, the bumper reappears and disappears. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: When I go down the tubes, I go down the tubes.
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Connections

Follows The Hot Rock (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Havin' Fun
Written by Jeff Levy and Kendall Schmidt
Performed by Jackie English
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Ah, memories...
29 March 2001 | by (Norwalk CT) – See all my reviews

When I was about 10 years old, Jimmy The Kid was on HBO just about every day. I must've watched this movie a good 30 times during the summer of 1984. It was pretty lame, but there was just something about it that kept drawing me in.


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