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Jimmy the Kid (1982)

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

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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
Walter Olkewicz ...
Kelp
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Harry Walker
Robert F. Hoy ...
1st Trooper (as Bob Hoy)
Steven Chambers ...
2nd Trooper (as Steve Chambers)
Sarina C. Grant ...
Pearl (as Sarina Grant)
Lew Horn ...
Kimball
Frank Miller ...
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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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12 November 1982 (USA)  »

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La pandilla de Arnold  »

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Trivia

The film was made and released about six years after its source novel of the same name by Donald E. Westlake had been first published in 1974. 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: I like elephants. Except when they die and you have to bury them.
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Connections

Followed by What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001) See more »

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I'm Havin' Fun
Written by Jeff Levy and Kendall Schmidt
Performed by Jackie English
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Gary Coleman in the "height" of his career
27 December 2000 | by (Waterbury, CT) – See all my reviews

If you still flip channels searching for old re-runs of Different Strokes (I am pretty sure that Different was spelled different, like diff'nt or something catchy like that), then this is the movie for you. Gary Coleman was the only good thing about Different Strokes (sorry Adalaide and the Gooch)and he is the only good thing about this movie (sorry Pat Morita). Although this is a really bad movie, I have fond memories of it, just like Coleman's television show. I am sure this would still be enjoyable for a young crowd.


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