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Kuffs (1992)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  10 January 1992 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Clarke Coleman ...
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Craig Benton ...
Paint Store Owner
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Mr. Chang
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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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Ein Kerl zum Schießen  »

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$21,142,815 (USA)
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The script was written specifically for Christian Slater in mind for the title role. 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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An okay film with decent camp value, and added 90s nostalgic value 20 years later
19 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film has decent camp value, which is actually helped by the passage of time, because it is now even more evident how ridiculous early-90s fashion was. Hence, the villain with the T-shirt of his own picture (which was actually a fad back then) is even more hilarious. Also, Evans took chances with creative camera shots and sound, and they paid off. This movie simultaneously pays homage to, and makes fun of, movies like Beverly Hills Cop...although Slater is not as funny or personable as Eddie Murphy. Jovovich, on the other hand, came across as very sweet and endearing, and looked very pretty...I wish she got more screen time. Hard to believe that was 20 years ago; she's aged well!

You should focus on the film's irony to really appreciate its value. It doesn't take itself too seriously, and neither should you. However, in the end, there were too many mediocre and unfunny (even in an ironic way) lines and moments to justify recommending that you spend time watching this movie. If you do get dragged into watching it, however, you probably won't hate it. It's just...okay.

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