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Life with Mikey (1993)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family  |  4 June 1993 (USA)
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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 ... 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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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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Other title "Give me A Break" See more »

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When Angie and Mikey are arguing at the diner the people that were behind Angie disappear suddenly. See more »

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Barry Corman: [after seeing Angie for the first time] Va Va Va Vroom. Well, Hello Dolly!
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References Girls in Prison (1956) See more »

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DANCE FOR ME
Written by Peter Amato
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It's another adjective that means "great"
17 May 2003 | by (Santa Monica, CA) – See all my reviews

This is an underrated movie with one of Fox's most subtley comical moments. The irony was not lost watching Fox portray an ex-sitcom star. Watching Fox as a smarmy, sleazy agent was so wonderfully different from anything he had done up to that point. The movie was made for watching after sleeping in over half the day on Sunday. Also, a great turns by Nathan Lane, who I didn't recognize in the role for many years, and a young David Krumholtz who is going to ascend the throne as the next John Turturro.


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