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Jimmy Zip -- Urban coming of age action/drama. Jimmy Zip (Brendan Fletcher) is an abused runaway with pyromaniac tendencies.
Jimmy Zip -- An abused runaway with pyromaniac tendencies teams up with a metal sculptor. Together they blow away the art world and a local crime boss.


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  (in credits order)

Brendan Fletcher ... Jimmy Zip

Ike Gingrich ... Dick Portsmith (The Father)
Rosemary Welden ... Pan Handler

Honey Lauren ... Hooker
Arlmone Smith ... Dealer

Adrienne Frantz ... Sheila

Greg Harris ... Snake (as Zia)
John Truong ... Zoe
John Epps ... Mateus

John Billingsley ... Irate Driver

Chris Mulkey ... Rick Conesco

Kim Sill ... Diedra (as Kim Dawson)
Andrea Stein ... Waitress

Robert Gossett ... Horace Metcalf

Cristos ... Julio

John Snyder ... Frank

James Russo ... Otis Campbell

Floyd Van Buskirk ... Truck Driver

Karen Landry ... Randi Sacks

Victoria Charters ... Woman i Gallery

Susannah Devereux ... Sabrina
David Ripley ... Warren Mavis

Nicholas Mele ... Oliver Sandstrom
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leon Walls ... Gallery Patron

Leoni Milano ... Hooker (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert McGinley 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert McGinley  writer

Produced by
Greg Ferguson .... line producer
Robert McGinley .... producer
Original Music by
Geoff Levin 
Cinematography by
Christopher Tufty 
Film Editing by
Howard Flaer 
Casting by
Rosemary Welden 
Production Design by
Mick Strawn 
Art Direction by
Mick Strawn 
Set Decoration by
Quito Cooksey 
Costume Design by
Lisa Dyehouse  (as Lisa Dyehouse-Snee)
Nikie Zambo 
Production Management
Howard Flaer .... post-production supervisor
Joseph B. Tintfass .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Camille Chidiac .... first assistant director
Dawn Stewart .... second assistant director
Sound Department
Gonzalo Espinoza .... foley
Patrick Green .... sound editor
David Kitchens .... sound supervisor
Eric Reuveni .... sound editor
Ken Skoglund .... sound re-recording mixer
James P. Slingluff .... sound mixer
Donald Vespoint .... boom operator
Ben Zarai .... sound
Special Effects by
Mike Tristano .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Robert McGinley .... visual effects supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
David Travis Grieb .... best boy electric
Paul Janossy .... first assistant camera
Dwight F. Lay .... gaffer
Barry Norwood .... first assistant camera
James R. Powell .... assistant camera
Carol Stoddard .... still photographer
Bela Trutz .... Steadicam operator
Editorial Department
J.F. Kinyon .... additional post-production services (uncredited)
Music Department
Bruce Chianese .... composer: additional music
Patrick Green .... composer: additional music

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Rated R for language, violence, some sexuality and drug content
112 min
Aspect Ratio:
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Quite realistic, 20 February 2002
Author: Sam-285 from Los Angeles, California

Most movies have inconsistencies and/or are unrealistic in some ways but this movie is unusually as realistic as any fictional movie is. I do not know how likely such a thing is to happen but it could. The main reason not to like this movie is that there is not enough happiness and such, but that's life.

Throughout most of the movie there are enough surprises to make what will happen next quite a mystery.

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