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Life with Mikey (1993)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 4 June 1993 (USA)
Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem ... See full summary »

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Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem to find the next big thing and they have to deal with another agency who's not above bribery to get the kids to sign with them. One day Michael meets a girl named Angie and she's a real spitfire. Michael thinks she could what they are looking for. Problem is that she has a big chip on her shoulder. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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He's a talent agent. She's a thief. Looks like they've already got something in common.

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for language and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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4 June 1993 (USA)  »

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Give Me a Break  »

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$12,440,858 (USA)
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Eddie Murphy turned down the lead role in order to star in The Distinguished Gentleman (1992). See more »

Goofs

When Mikey says," He's wacky, he's wild, he's the world's favorite child...." at the beginning of the movie, when he hits the guys car with the puck, it is obvious that his lips don't match the words. See more »

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Michael Chapman: But that's what show business is all about. Acting like an idiot. It's not you, you're just doing your job. You know what I mean. Look at it this way, most people feel like idiots most of the time. But they don't get paid for it.
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References Hello, Dolly! (1969) See more »

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GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY
Written by George M. Cohan
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Great Movie....Great Cast...A lot better than expected!
9 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is a great movie and michael J. Fox does excellent in this role! This is the movie that marked the beginning of the career of christina vidal, although some others may not agree I thought she did great. As the little tough girl from the streets of brooklyn she does an excellent job. This movie is something I bought after seeing this on HBO and to me is a classic. This is definitley worth a look and I give it 4 1/2 to 5 out of 5 stars. One thing to know about this movie. Don't think about it. JUST WATCH!


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