Jury Duty (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  12 April 1995 (USA)
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When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does ... See full summary »



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When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make the sequestration more comfortable for himself. Written by Steve Derby <sderby@sdeco.com>

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For truth. For justice. For five bucks a day.



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Rated PG-13 for crude sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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12 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chaos! Schwiegersohn Junior im Gerichtssaal  »

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$17,014,653 (USA)

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Shelley Winters' last US Studio film. See more »


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Tommy Collins: If a small taco is a taquito, then a small judge... must be a Judge Ito!
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The Movie is an OJ Simpson Parody that is funny and has its Moments
16 February 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

See this film if you're not in the mood for something too heavy. Pauly Shore is his usual comical self, not doing anything that requires major mental work. Tia Carrere is hot and juicy... and Stanley Tucci does his thing once again to critical acclaim. The film came out when the OJ Simpson saga was transpiring on all of our television sets, so it is worth seeing to just remind you of that time in our recent history.

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