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Steve Holladay ...
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Craig Benton ...
Paint Store Owner
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Nikki Allyn
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Mr. Chang
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Dom Magwili ...
Restaurant Owner
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George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job and his girlfriend who still is in college is pregnant. Since he can't see how he can support her, he thinks she is better off without him. So he visits his elder brother, Brad, to squeze him for a loan so he can go to Brazil where there's a gold-rush going on. Unfortunately Brad is killed and George is suddenly the owner of Brad's "patrol special" district. Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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When you have attitude - who needs experience?

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10 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein Kerl zum Schie├čen  »

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$21,142,815 (USA)
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Original title for movie was "Gun For Hire". See more »

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When Kane is in Kuffs' apartment, Kuffs is looking for his gun. He opens a kitchen draw and leaves it open, the shot changes and the drawer is now shut. See more »

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[first lines]
Maya: [breathless] George...
George Kuffs: Uh huh.
Maya: I'm pregnant, George.
George Kuffs: Are you sure?
Maya: Yes.
George Kuffs: Well, how long?
Maya: Over 2 months.
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The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades
Written by Pat MacDonald (as Pat McDonald)
Performed by Timbuk 3
Courtesy of I.R.S. RECORDS
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Slater in a tailor-made role
13 June 2000 | by (Allentown, PA) – See all my reviews

Christian Slater is the ne'er-do-well, yet the impressionalbly

hip title character in this decent action comedy. George Kuffs

is a high school drop out who decides to take over his dead

brother's police patrol and to avenge his death. Kuffs stumbles

his way to find to his brother's killers and manages to make a

real image of himself. Slater is fine as Kuffs, whose constant

joking around might have irritated the folks around him, but his

humor really paid off, in this comedy flick that might remind a

few Slater fans of his other avenger movie, "Gleaming the Cube,"

except "Kuffs" is way funnier and more good


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