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Hijacking Hollywood (1997)

R | | Comedy | 6 June 1997 (USA)
An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.

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Kevin Conroy
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Russell
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Michael Lawrence
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Tad Sheen
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Sarah Lawrence
Helen Duffy ...
Mother
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Harvey
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Eddie (as Art La Fleur)
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Ginger Roget
Jf Pryor ...
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Tony
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Hedy Popson ...
Sandy
Noella Akwiri ...
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Kevin Conroy works at the set of mega-budget picture called "Moby Dick 2: Ahab's Revenge". He is humiliated by tyrannical producer Michael Lawrence and his manager Russell. He also befriends his roommate Ted. When Kevin gets tired of it all, Ted conceives a plan - Kevin will steal the footage of the most expensive scene ever shot (Moby Dick attacks Honolulu) and demand $150,000 - the cost to film Kevin's art-house script. Written by Anonymous

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A would-be Spielberg plots the perfect crime in Tinseltown! See more »

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6 June 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ekviasmos sto Hollywood  »

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$4,333 (USA) (6 June 1997)

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$4,333 (USA) (6 June 1997)
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When Kevin ('Henry Thomas') is "rehearsing" his Oscar acceptance speech in the end, he thanks Steven Spielberg, Milos Forman, 'Mick Jackson', and 'Michael McClary' - all directors Thomas had previously worked with. See more »

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References The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) See more »

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This movie is great
28 August 2000 | by (Minneapolis Minnesota) – See all my reviews

I LOVED this movie, It's about this kid that works as a PA on a movie called Moby Dick 2. His roommate Tad, works out a scheme to kidnap the film and hold it hostage for about $150,000, the jokes in this movie are really funny. Neil Mandt gives a great performance in this fine film. Just looking at him will make you laugh. I definitely recommend that you rent this one, you won't be sorry


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