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The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)

R | | Comedy | 21 June 1996 (USA)
While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters... See full summary »

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Father Julio
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While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search to find him. Written by JD-2 <Badge19@hotmail.com>

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With this search team... pray you don't get lost.

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Frank Vincent appears in the movie in a cameo, but only on posters on a wall. See more »

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Junior: What am I going to do with your old glasses? These are subscription, man.
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References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

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Brush Your Teeth Bro
8 February 2005 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

If the cast doesn't warrant giving this one a look, the laughs surely will. My theory is that the Simpson's "disco stu" was created thanks to this one. Basically some knuckleheads help a worried mother find her alcoholic son with some slick detective work. The amateur sleuths basically waste time until they all end up at the same place where they continue to diss each other. Topped off by, perhaps, one of the best fight scenes ever caught on tape outside of a deli and a supporting cast now so familiar, Steve Buschemi and Samuel L. Jackson playing leads roles, this one is a must see. A True knee-slapper that should have you laughing out loud, even if watching it alone.


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