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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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Michael Lawrence
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Tad Sheen
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Sarah Lawrence
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Tony
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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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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 Jaws (1975) See more »

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another (1) hollywood-based satire that lamely missed the mark
17 September 1999 | by (nyc, ny) – See all my reviews

Once again it is "revenge of the PAs" on a tired movie about movie makers and getting the movie deal. yawn.. I suspect the filmmakers thought this would be revenge on all the producers that mistreated them so. However, in the face of this drivel they should be banned from any set.


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