When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the "Jerky Boys" of crank call fame) are wanted by the local mafia, the police, and their neighbor. Written by
Steve Derby <firstname.lastname@example.org>
They were just a couple of losers from Queens... until they dialed a wrong number and got the mob!
3 February 1995 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,392,403,
5 February 1995, Wide Release
Gross USA: $7,557,877
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Writing and filming sessions for this movie commenced around 1993, but its release was delayed because the film's original distributor, Buena Vista, did not know what to do with it. Finally, Buena Vista and Touchstone Pictures bought the rights to the film in 1994, and it was officially released in 1995. See more
When the mobster shoots the doorknob towards the end, neither the pulling of the trigger, the gunshot sounds, or the squibs sync with each other. See more
Brett is a very nice hard working man. I wish the two of you were more like Brett Weir.
Ah, come on. It's not like we ain't had jobs. What about the mason's job we had a ways back?
After initial credits a scene is showed where Brett Weir's housed is being destroyed. See more
Written by Alessandro Alessandroni
(as Alessandro Allessandroni)
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