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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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Tommy Hoyt
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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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Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »
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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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Snake: Who are you?
Junior: You know me, I'm Junior.
Snake: Junior? Who's your father?
Junior: Junior.
Snake: Junior Senior?
Junior: Yah.
Snake: And you're are Junior Junior?
Junior: That's right.
Snake: You fuckin' PA's kill me
Junior: hey man my family's fromt he dominican republic
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References What's My Line? (1950) See more »

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A group of friend's making a movie
9 December 2003 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

If not for the long list of known actors in the movie, all you have is a group of friends getting together to make a movie. Not that I didn't like seeing Boom Boom Mancini in a movie, but give me a break. It's obvious that most of these actors only worked on the film for a day, maybe two. The storyline is so simple that it makes other independent (no budget) movies look like Gone With the Wind. The lack of interesting direction and with the 'not so perfect' acting, makes The search for One-eye Jimmy not worth searching. The treats of this film is the list of actors who are in the movie. All 3 of the Turturro actors make an appearance and most of the actors are six if not two or three degrees of separation from one another. Many of the actors are in other movies with one another. Makes it more easy to say that The Search for One-eye Jimmy was an effort made by a group of friends wanting to make a movie. My guess, it was shot in under 1 week.


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