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Zeisters (1986)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  September 1986 (USA)
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Two brothers befriend an escaped mental patient "the fat guy") and accompany him on his misadventures in the big city.

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Credited cast:
Mark Alfred ...
Milton
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Lala
Ted Bardi ...
Bank Member
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Orderly
Josh Blake ...
Older Boy
Lynne Marie Brown ...
Hooker
Michael Carrafa ...
Policeman at Phone Booth
Phillip Dacchille ...
Policeman at Phone Booth
Jack De-Vall ...
Policeman at Phone Booth
Anthony Di Pietro ...
Bender
Anthony Ettari ...
Younger Boy
Thomas Ettari ...
Younger Boy
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Roger Morloche
Emanuel Ferrante ...
Corpse
Gerard Gilch ...
Camp Croton Retarded
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Two brothers befriend an escaped mental patient "the fat guy") and accompany him on his misadventures in the big city.

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Agony personified
18 April 2000 | by (Northern CA) – See all my reviews

Abandon hope all ye who enter here. This may well be one of the worst movies of any notoriety I've ever had the misfortune to see. The wacky title may pique your curiosity, but make no mistake...this film isn't "so bad it's good", it's just irredeemably awful and stultifyingly dull. It's overloaded with long stretches of *nothing* where you pray that something, *anything* even slightly interesting might happen, but it doesn't. Apparently, someone thought this was a "comedy", but I fail to see anything in it that anyone with a brain might find funny, even unintentionally. I wasn't offended by any of it, I was too bored to be offended. The one bright spot in this horrible film is the mesmerizing acoustic-guitar soundtrack by Leo Kottke. Skip this horrible film, and buy Kottke's _6 and 12 String Guitar_ CD instead, you'll be glad you did.


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