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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 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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It's a crime what Jimmy Alto will do to get a break. See more »

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Crime | Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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30 March 1994 (USA)  »

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Джимми-Голливуд  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,692,874 (USA)
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Barry Levinson:  [Ralph Tabakin]  (Fan in Hospital) has appeared in every Levinson picture from Diner (1982) to Liberty Heights (1999). See more »

Quotes

William: You know what I could never figure out about the Mummy? The Mummy used to walk with one arm out and a leg draggin' behind him, but he was still always able get his victim. I'm thinkin' as a kid, I was pretty fast, I'd just, ya know, put some moves on the Mummy and the Mummy, he'd never get me.
Jimmy: This is what you're thinkin' about?
William: Then I realized, the Mummy never has to sleep. Eventually, I'd get tired of runnin' around the Mummy. That's when he'd get me.
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References Captain Blood (1935) See more »

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Get It Right Next Time
Written and Performed by Gerry Rafferty
Courtesy of EMI Records USA, a division of ERG under license from CEMA Special Markets
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Sominex on a movie reel. I can't think of a better way to describe this stinker.
14 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

My friend and I went out to see this movie and I never thought I'd fall asleep during a Joe Pesi movie but this was one of those times. This movie was so boring, and so pointless. It had no plot or story that I remember.

By the time the movie ended I could hardly keep my head up. Nearing the end of the movie I was yawning and almost ready to fall asleep. My friend asked me if I wanted to leave the theater and I said "no let's wait until the end." I'm sorry I waited so long to leave.

Don't waste your time with this movie because I'm sorry I didn't get out of the theater when I had the chance to.


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