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My New Gun (1992)

R | | Comedy | 26 October 1992 (USA)
Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes and important and transforming figure in their lives.

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Debbie Bender
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Skippy (as James LeGros)
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Gerald Bender
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Kimmy Hayes
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Irwin Bloom
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Myra
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Andrew
Suzzy Roche ...
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Patti Chambers ...
Janice Phee
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Al Schlyen
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Angela Marie Baker ...
Maid at Ramada
Kent Gash ...
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Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes and important and transforming figure in their lives. Written by Jay Thomas <jthomas@pluto.njcc.com>

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A comedy about the American dream.

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26 October 1992 (USA)  »

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$123,587 (USA)
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1 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this film since it was in the theaters, but I remember at the time thinking it was one of the best films I'd ever seen. I always get a kick out of things filmed in my area, too, and Rt 3 in NJ was involved. Will look for the DVD soon so I can share it with friends. It was never in wide release and it was frustrating at the time that I couldn't find anyone to rave about it with. Now I'm going to see if this filmmaker ever pumped out another one...I spoke about it yesterday with a friend after we went to see "You Kill Me," with Ben Kingsley...it had a similar quirky feel and without knowing anything about it in advance, I surmised that it was directed either by the same person who'd done My New Gun OR Red Rock West. Turns out the latter was true. What 's also amazing is that now that I look fresh at the credits for My New Gun, I'm amazed to see that Philip Seymour Hoffman was in it (I thought my intro to him was Boogie Nights), and Diane Lane.


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