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Jury Duty (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 April 1995 (USA)
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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Chaos! Schwiegersohn Junior im Gerichtssaal  »

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Shelley Winters' last US Studio film. See more »

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When Tommy auditions as the Cream Machine, he pours two containers of milk all over his body. In the next shot, when he is leaning over a table, his back and legs are dry. See more »

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Judge Powell: [Tommy approaches the judge] What in God's name are you doing here?
Tommy Collins: Your honor. I don't think it's fair that you guys get to have your own little powwow over here, while we can't listen. We have to hear, too, for information.
Judge Powell: You're a juror. Get back in that box!
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Features Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

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Theme From S.W.A.T.
Written and Composed by Barry De Vorzon (as Barry Devorzan)
Courtesy of Columbia TriStar Television Distribution
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Guilty As Charged.
30 October 2002 | by 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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