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Twenty Bucks (1993) Poster

(1993)

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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.
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The 3rd of three movies starring both Elisabeth Shue and Christopher Lloyd. The first two being, of course, Back to the Future II and Back to the Future III. (Elisabeth Shue wasn't in the original Back to the Future.)
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This was the first independent film that Elisabeth Shue acted in.
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Steve Buscemi was initially reluctant to play Frank because the character was a criminal and Buscemi was worried about being typecast as criminals at the time.
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Real strippers also auditioned for the role Melora Walters plays in this movie.
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Jeremy Piven improvised all his dialogue.
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William H. Macy originally auditioned for the role of Frank.
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This film was green lit to be made before anyone was cast in it.
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The opening montage was added as an afterthought in post-production.
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All the stories were self-contained in the first draft of the script. The idea to have the characters overlap from story to story was conceived during rewrites of the screenplay.
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Leslie Bohem's mother appears as an extra at the wedding rehearsal dinner.
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The scenes with Melora Walters as the stripper were shot over the course of two days. Moreover, the striptease done by Walters was originally supposed to be filmed on the second day of shooting, but was changed to the first day at the last minute.
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Shot in thirty-six days.
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The bag lady Angeline was a babbling drunk man in an earlier draft of the script.
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Chloe Webb insisted on not being credited for her small role as a convenience store clerk.
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William H. Macy only worked for one day. Moreover, Macy showed up on set with a beard that he subsequently had to shave off for his role.
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David Schwimmer ad-libbed a lot of his dialogue.
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