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Mixed Nuts (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 21 December 1994 (USA)
The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.

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Mr. Lobel
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Felix
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Gracie
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Dr. Kinsky
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Catherine
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Rollerblader
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Rollerblader
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Susan
Steven Randazzo ...
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Storyline

Philip runs a crisis hotline with Catherine and Mrs Munchnik. That's the easy part, now it gets tricky... Stanley loves evicting people and he evicts Philip. Philip loves helping people and he is loved by Catherine. Catherine is loved by Louie who loves writing songs. Chris loves dancing to songs and loves to wear large dresses. Gracie also loves to wear large dresses because she's pregnant. She loves the baby's father, Felix, who loves to paint. That just leaves Mrs. Munchnik who hasn't been loved by anybody in a very long time. Written by Tim McSmythurs <Tim.McSmythurs@swindon.ericsson.se>

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A Comedy On The Edge

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor | See all certifications »
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21 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$6,798,240 (USA)
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Trivia

Liev Schreiber's theatrical film debut. His first credited role was in the TV movie Janek: The Silent Betrayal (1994), which premiered on television the day before "Mixed Nuts" opened in theaters. See more »

Goofs

Felix slips the suspender onto his left arm once, then again when the shot changes, when he puts the Santa suit back on in the bathroom. See more »

Quotes

Susan: My psychiatrist thinks we should break up.
Philip: What? I didn't know you were going to a psychiatrist.
Susan: Well I'm not actually going to one. I've been dating one for four months.
Philip: This is so sudden!
Susan: I didn't want to tell you this over the phone, I really wanted to fax you. But you don't even *have* a fax!
[hangs up]
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Connections

Referenced in The Daily Show: Liev Schreiber (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Christmas
Written by Billy Hayes & Jay Johnson
Performed by Leon Redbone
Courtesy of Private Music
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Hilarious!
18 October 1999 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

About 3 years ago,I was searching in the Comedy section of Blockbuster when I noticed this movie.I read the back,and thought it would be a pretty good movie.

I popped it in,and 10 minutes through the flick, I was on my back laughing my head off!With Madeline Kahn stuck in an elevator making catchy Christmas songs,then unknown Liev Schniber dressed in drag,Rita Wilson having breakdowns,and Juliette Lewis' crazy sayings,you can't resist laughing!

After watching this movie about 10 times in 2 days I purchased it.

Rent this movie if you want good laughs!


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