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Perfectly Normal (1990)

R | | Comedy | April 1991 (USA)
A shy young man with a passion for opera has his world turned upside down by a con artist who really does have a heart of gold.

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Alonzo Turner
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Renzo Parachi
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Denise
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Hopeless
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Charlie Glesby
Patricia Gage ...
Mrs. Hathaway
J.D. Nicholsen ...
Duane Bickle (as Jack Nichols)
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Gloria
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Tiffany
Peter Millard ...
Bunden
Bryan Foster ...
Gig Manyon
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Pizza Guy
Warren Van Evera ...
Old Man
Douglas C. Frye ...
Boy in Cab
Graham Harley ...
Middle-aged Man
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A shy young man with a passion for opera has his world turned upside down by a con artist who really does have a heart of gold.

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Alonzo Turner: Morning is a state of mind, Lorenzo. It is that period of the day, before you've had a coffee and a satisfying bowel movement.
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a hilarious canadian movie
22 June 2000 | by (victoria, bc, canada) – See all my reviews

If you're looking for a fun movie that will make you laugh, this is it.

Michael Riley gives a great performance as an ordinary guy who works at two hum-drum jobs and lives a pretty boring life. Robbie Coltrane comes into his life and changes it for the creative better. As always, Coltrane is over-the-top with his portrayal of a failed, but always hopeful restauranteur. The dialogue is witty especially from Kristina Nichol, who has a minor, but standout role. Eugene Lipinski, who also wrote the original story and co-wrote the screenplay, gives a hilarious performance as the jealous, slightly-psycho 'Hopeless.' Kenneth Welsh is equally funny as the obsessed-to-win hockey coach and boss.

The list of memorable performances goes on. The cinematography involves unique camera shots that are creative beyond what I've ever seen.

Definitely, a must see. I give it a 10 and a spot on my favorite movies of all time list.


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