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Jimmy Hollywood (1994)

R  |   |  Crime, Comedy, Drama  |  30 March 1994 (USA)
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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

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Jimmy Alto
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William
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Lorraine de la Peña
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Detective
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Hal Fishman ...
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Jerry Dunphy ...
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Andrea Kutyas ...
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Kerry Kilbride ...
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Paula López ...
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Paul Dean Jackson ...
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Joe Avellar ...
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Susan Campos ...
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Audrey Morgan ...
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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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One thing stands between Jimmy and stardom. Reality. 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)  »

Also Known As:

Джимми-Голливуд  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$3,692,874 (USA)
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Trivia

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

Quotes

Harrison Ford: Is this a principal role? I mean, 'cause, I came here for a principal role! They said it was a principal role.
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Harrison Ford: This is two lines. I'm not doin' two lines. I didn't come here for two lines. I was told this was a principal role!
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Features Hollywood and the Stars (1963) See more »

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Breakin' the Rules
Written and Performed by Robbie Robertson
Courtesy of Geffen Records
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What's Left of Yesteryear
7 February 1999 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews



Anyone not living in the immediate vicinity of our Mecca that is Hollywood, or knowing someone who does, may not recognize the appeal and ring of truth in "Jimmy Hollywood." How many actor friends living on borrowed ego (and credit cards) I see in this film; like Joe Pesce's character, we've shared those Hollywood streets of today and think how wonderful it would've been to walk among the early stars and the city THEY knew. It's enough to make anyone want to Save Our Streets...


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