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Twenty Bucks (1993)

 -  Drama  -  22 October 1993 (USA)
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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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Angeline
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Baker
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Jack Holiday
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Anna Holiday
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Sam Mastrewski
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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
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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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What goes around, comes around. Even... Twenty Bucks. See more »

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

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Trivia

The script was originally written in 1935 by Endre Bohem, but sat on the shelf until 1990, when his son Leslie Bohem found it upon his father's death. He fell in love with the script and, after updating it for the 90's, sought to have it finally filmed. See more »

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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 »


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Canon in D
Written by Johann Pachelbel
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The movie I recommend to friends who've seen "everything"
11 November 2004 | by (Detroit, Mi) – See all my reviews

I caught this on cable a few years back and was immediately intrigued. If you've ever wondered where your money has been, this movie will leave you a little more enlightened...and frightened! From the G-string of a stripper at a Bachelor's party to the hands of a ten year old in a fishing contest to the frantic hands of a homeless woman with Lottery winnings in mind - this bill's journey is surprising and hilarious. The stories around the main idea abound and are far from dull. Christopher Lloyd and Steve Buscemi's scenes are, in my opinion, the highlight of this film. I've never understood why this movie is so wildly underrated. I've never come across any acquaintance that has seen it when I ask. If you get the chance, watch it, you won't be disappointed.


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