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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.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chaos! Schwiegersohn Junior im Gerichtssaal  »

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$17,014,653 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Billie Bird's final theatrical performance. See more »


When Tom is in the jail cell with Carl, Tom calls Carl "CBW", but his full name is Carl Wayne Bishop (CWB). See more »


Tommy Collins: Free Willy, Billy. Not Kill Willy, Billy.
Frank: No, kill Tommy, Tommy
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Referenced in The Office: Jury Duty (2012) See more »


Sweet Soul Revue
Written by Yasuharu Konishi
Performed by Pizzicato Five
Courtesy of Matador Records
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Guilty As Charged.
30 October 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Typical Pauly Shore fare that has him stalling the verdict on a murder trial so he can stay in a plush hotel longer. Naturally he has cut a deal to be in the President's suite of a different inn than the other jurors. Anyway as time progresses, it appears that Shore might be on to something when he tries to convince the others that the case is not as cut-and-dried as it appears. Some outstanding performers (most notably Shelley Winters, Charles Napier, Tia Carrere and Stanley Tucci) somehow found their way on this downer. 2 stars out of 5.

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