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Jimmy Hollywood (1994)

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Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Alto
Lorraine de la Peña
Detective (as John Cothran Jr.)
Hal Fishman ...
Jerry Dunphy ...
Andrea Kutyas ...
Kerry Kilbride ...
Paula López ...
Paul Dean Jackson ...
Joe Avellar ...
Susan Campos ...
Audrey Morgan ...


Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems with short-term memory. Jimmy's vigilante alter ego soon becomes a media wonder--but Jimmy remains a total unknown and his long-suffering girl friend Lorraine is getting fed up with the whole situation. Written by Reid Gagle

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One thing stands between Jimmy and stardom. Reality. See more »


Crime | Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

30 March 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Джимми-Голливуд  »

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Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)


$3,692,874 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Overlooked and Underrated
5 February 2001 | by (New Orleans) – See all my reviews

I have watched this movie about 5 times, and each time I become involved in the characters and their lives. It is a gripping plot, and the movie is well acted, Joe Pesci give another great performance. This is a movie which nobody has really seen or heard of, and that is sad to me. A movie with a good point (crime is bad and hope is good) and good acting should have made more money than any of the current Freddie Prinze Jr. or Sarah Michelle Gellar movies, but the movie world is not ruled by values and quality. I give this movie a 9.5/10 I'd even think about making this movie a perfect ten.

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