5.3/10
57
5 user

Nickel & Dime (1992)

PG | | Comedy
A P.I. hadn't payed taxes in ages. When the IRS sends an accountant to investigate him, his only way out is to solve his latest case of a missing heiress. However, someone wants to prevent this.

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Kid (1990)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A mysterious man returns to his former hometown to take revenge on the locals who murdered his parents when he was a boy.

Director: John Mark Robinson
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Sarah Trigger, Brian Austin Green
Acting on Impulse (TV Movie 1993)
Comedy | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The aggressive actress Susan, star of many erotic thrillers, feels stalked by her fans and has a fight with her producer. During a one week long pause in the shooting of a movie, she ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Irvin
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Linda Fiorentino, Nancy Allen
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A womanizing advertising executive picks up a supposed divorcee and embarks on some illicit sheet-crumpling, but he then finds his life being destroyed by her jealous husband.

Director: Richard Kletter
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Wendy Abbott, Alex Doduk
Jailbait (Video 1993)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

17 year old Kyle comes to the big city in search of her half-sister Merci. Merci is on the run after being used to set up a murder. The police and the killers both want her. Kyle ends up on... See full summary »

Director: Rafal Zielinski
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Renée Humphrey, Krista Errickson
Payback (1995)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Oscar Bonsetter tells a dying prisoner that he will take revenge on the sadistic guard who killed him. In exchange, Oscar is told of a stash of money. Oscar is eventually released from ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hickox
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Joan Severance, Marshall Bell
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A team of corrupt L.A. cops who thrive on brutality and extortion is being murdered one by one. Two young cops, Egan and McAllister, are put on the case. As the body count rises, evidence points to Egan as the suspect.

Director: Eric Weston
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Lezlie Deane, Richard Romanus
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Bonnie and Clyde were no match for Depression Era gangster George "Babyface" Nelson and his moll Helen Womack. Constantly on the lam from the law and from Chicago's biggest crime lord Al ... See full summary »

Director: Scott P. Levy
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Lisa Zane, Doug Wert
That Night (1992)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In 1961 Long Island Alice is just that bit younger than her playmates. She doesn't quite understand yet about some grownup things and is teased a lot. Her heroine is anyway Sheryl, the ... See full summary »

Director: Craig Bolotin
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Juliette Lewis, Helen Shaver
Treacherous (1993)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A former race car driver (Howell) who has retired and is the owner of a Mexican resort hotel gets mixed up in a robbery involving $2 million by one of his former girl friends.

Director: Kevin Brodie
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Tia Carrere, Adam Baldwin
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A fanciful biopic of legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini as a very young man.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophie Ward
Hourglass (Video 1995)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A business executive gets mixed up with a killer female and her lesbian roommate, who plot to take over his fashion business.

Director: C. Thomas Howell
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Sofia Shinas, Anthony Clark
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Two friends take their dying buddy on one last road trip.

Director: Neal Israel
Stars: Shawn Phelan, Jackey Vinson, Marty Belafsky
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Jack Stone
...
Everett Willits
Lise Cutter ...
Cathleen Markson
...
Destiny Charm (as Lynn Danielson)
Roy Brocksmith ...
Sammy Thornton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Wallace Shawn's 'bombastic' tax man
Edit

Storyline

A P.I. hadn't payed taxes in ages. When the IRS sends an accountant to investigate him, his only way out is to solve his latest case of a missing heiress. However, someone wants to prevent this.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Jack hasn't paid taxes for eight years - and he's just met his punishment!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Also Known As:

Che colpo di fortuna!  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The bailiff in the courtroom scenes was a real Los Angeles County Sheriff Bailiff asked to play himself in his courtroom where the filming was taking place. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not worth 15 cents
17 May 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Nickle & Dime" is a lame little subpar comedy about an unscrupulous heir tracer (Howell) and his unwanted sidekick and CPA (Shawn) and their escapades with a couple of babes, some crooks, etc. A poorly written and assembled piece of work barely worth the time which has little to offer save a few laughs and a few poignant moments.


0 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?