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Twenty Bucks (1993)

A story about the life of a twenty dollar bill as it weaves in and out of the various lives of several people.

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Baker
George Morfogen ...
Jack Holiday
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Anna Holiday (as Sam Jenkins)
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Buddha
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Aunt Dotty
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Sam's Mother
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Aunt Zoha
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Ghada Holiday
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Uncle Stash
Noah Lee Margetts ...
Mark (as Noah Margetts)
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The Stripper / Funeral Director
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Mrs. McCormac
William H.D. Marlett ...
Patrick (as Willie Marlett)
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Storyline

The film follows a $20 bill from its ATM birth to its eventual demise. Along the way, the note weaves in and out of the lives of a street person, an aspiring writer, a stripper, two thieves, and many others in surprising and inventive ways. Written by Don Porter <dgp@ee.wustl.edu>

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This is the fascinating chronicle of the life and times of a twenty dollar bill. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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22 October 1993 (USA)  »

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20 taalaa  »

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Trivia

Jeremy Piven improvised all his dialogue. See more »

Goofs

As Frank goes around the counter in the convenience store to open the cash register, we see from the side angle that it is already open. See more »

Quotes

Sam Mastrewski: I'm not as bad as I look.
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Spoofed in Family Guy: Follow the Money (2017) See more »

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One of the Best low-budget films.........
3 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the Best low-budget films I've ever seen. The director weaves a wonderful, magical story around a $20 bill as it passes through the lives of a diverse group of characters.


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