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Hijacking Hollywood (1997)

 -  Comedy  -  6 June 1997 (USA)
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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
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Ginger Roget
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Tony
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Sandy
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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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The Difference Between Success And Failure... Is Pulling Off The Perfect Crime. See more »

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6 June 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ekviasmos sto Hollywood  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$4,333 (USA) (6 June 1997)
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Original title for the film was "P.A. In L.A." but the director changed it because he felt not everyone would understand what a "P.A." (a Production Assistant) was and might pronounce the title "PAHH In LAHH." See more »

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References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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Can you get any funnier than this?
9 March 1999 | by (united states) – See all my reviews

This movie is absolutly brilliant, great cast , also great storyline. Henry Thomas once again gives a great performance as a young college grad, who goes to Hollywood for a P.A. job, and hopes to make a script that he wrote into a movie. Will he be able to do it? Will he survive his P.A. job?

Other great performances are given by Scott Thompson, and Niel Mandt. 10/10


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