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Watch It (1993)

R | | Comedy | 26 March 1993 (USA)
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Mike, Danny, and Rick are grown men who share a house in Chicago. They take on a fourth house mate, John, who is Mike's estranged first cousin. John's welcome to the house is crowned by his... See full summary »

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John
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Anne
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Rick
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Michael
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Ellen
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Brenda
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Danny
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Denise
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Girl on Videotape
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Fan at Ballpark
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Jewelry Salesman
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Sharon (as Jeannine Welles)
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Deborah
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Denise's Boyfriend
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Mike, Danny, and Rick are grown men who share a house in Chicago. They take on a fourth house mate, John, who is Mike's estranged first cousin. John's welcome to the house is crowned by his introduction to a game of perpetual pranks called "Watch it!" When not playing pranks on each other, the three men spend their time womanizing, avoiding commitment, treating women badly, and talking about women in the coarsest terms. John, somewhat of a drifter with a fear of commitment, is nonetheless a man apart from this trio of feckless cowards. He takes a shine to Anne, recently jilted by his cousin Mike. Meanwhile, Rick is doing his best to ruin a promising relationship with the fetching and sincere Ellen. How Annie, Ellen, Rick, Mike, and John sort out (or fail to sort out) their social lives becomes the focus of the movie. Written by veloc <velo_00@yahoo.com>

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Four men and the women they annoy.

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Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality. | See all certifications »
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26 March 1993 (USA)  »

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Légy résen!  »

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$120,623 (USA)
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Rick Miller: I am human cocaine!
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Movie with a message for both sexes ........
6 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Watch It'" really is a difficult movie to describe. On one hand it is a male fraternity brothers type, but on the other hand it is more of a relationship primer. The acting is good, as is character development. The "watch it" pranks are mostly creative and funny, yet there is an unexplainable uneasiness for the audience. For male viewers, there are unappreciated "Lifetime Channel" moments, while females get a good dose of sexist joking. Thus, while "Watch It" has a message for both sexes, I'm uncertain if either can fully appreciate the film in it's entirety. Overall, I would recommend the movie to mixed audiences, but only if you are willing to look past some squirm inducing moments. - MERK


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