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The Longshot (1986)

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Four losers borrow money from gangsters to bet on a "sure thing", but lose. The gangsters go after them to get their money.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Trumbull ...
Track Cop
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Dooley
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Elton
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Lou
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Stump
Pat Li ...
Ono
Garry Goodrow ...
Josh
Dave Johnson ...
Track Announcer
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Radio Announcer
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Madge
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Realtor
Benny Baker ...
Mr. Hooper
Yvonne Del Walker ...
Mrs. Hooper
Ernie Anderson ...
Old Man
Jinaki ...
Toby
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Four losers borrow money from gangsters to bet on a "sure thing", but lose. The gangsters go after them to get their money.

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17 January 1986 (USA)  »

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$1,096,843 (USA)
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Opening title for the film is a Rap between the film's star Tim Conway and a then-young rapper Ice-t. See more »

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Santiago: These fucking choos are killing my feet, man!
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Devil Times Five (2014) See more »

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The Longshot
Performed by Ice-T
Written by Tim Conway & Charles Fox
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Sporadically funny.
8 September 1999 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Awesome comic cast is pretty much wasted in this only sometimes funny story of a bunch of losers trying to make it big on the horse racing circuit. Best is Jonathan Winters. If you're a fan of any of the cast members (Winters, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway, etc.) you may like this, others beware!


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