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Odd Jobs (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy | March 1986 (USA)
Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and ... See full summary »

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Max
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Dwight
Scott McGinnis ...
Woody
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Roy
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Byron
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Wylie D. Daiken
Thomas Quinn ...
Frankie
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Loretta & Lynette
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Spud
Richard Foronjy ...
Manny
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Mayor Brady
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Nick
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Mandy
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Earl
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Dwight's Mom
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Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and confront themselves with the former boss of one of them. Written by Volker Boehm

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What Will It Take To Get This Bunch Of Bozos Through College?

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When Roy skis down the stairs of his dorm and goes off the balcony, you can see part of the balcony break away before he actually touches it. See more »

Connections

Features Deliverance (1972) See more »

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Prime Time
Lyrics by Brenda Folk and Keith Landry
Music by Robert Folk
Produced by Robert Folk
Performed by Keith Landry
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Great movie, as long as you leave out the last 10 minutes.
12 November 1999 | by (Austin Texas) – See all my reviews

Extremely funny movie. As mentioned in the summary, just don't let the lame ending ruin the rest of the movie for you. Several comedians are in this movie, most notably Robert Townsend and Paul Reiser. Also, a very funny performance by Jake of "Body by Jake". Hope you love the movie as much as myself and my friends.


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