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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.



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

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12 April 1995 (USA)  »

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Chaos! Schwiegersohn Junior im Gerichtssaal  »

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Did You Know?


Four of the cast members appeared in at least one Seinfeld episode. They are: Brian Doyle-Murray; Sharron Barr; Nick Bakay; and Siobhan Fallon Hogan. See more »


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 »


Tommy Collins: If a small taco is a taquito, then a small judge... must be a Judge Ito!
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References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »


The Ballad of Carl Wayne Bishop
Written and Performed by Spike Feresten (as Michael Feresten)
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Pauly Being Pauly.
17 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

JURY DUTY is exactly what you would expect from Pauly Shore: obnoxious, silly and ridiculous. Here, Shore plays a jobless boy who decides he can get himself a free hotel room by posing as a juror for a murder trial. Usually, I give movies what they deserve, but since Shore never made a good movie, I have to give him credit. I mean, here is another guy whose movies were successful at the box office, but had little or nothing to show for it. If you are a fan of Pauly, I doubt you will be disappointed. Others beware, for JURY DUTY will be a real trial to sit through.

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