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Johnny Skidmarks (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  23 May 1998 (Japan)
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Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the ... See full summary »

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Johnny Scardino
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Alice
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Sergeant Larry Skovik
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Walter Lippinscott
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Jerry
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Woody Warshawski
Charlie Spradling ...
Lorraine
Michael D. Weatherred ...
Ernie Deemo (as Michael Weatherred)
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Louie
David Doty ...
Brooks Brothers
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Mike
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Earl (as Bill Robertson)
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Bartender
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Mrs. Starkey
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Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the list? Written by Anonymous

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A crash course in crime.


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Rated R for grisly violence, strong language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Alice: How's the happy burger?
John Scardino: Mildly amusing.
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Ricordi di Napoli
Written by Anthony DiPippo
Performed by Brave Combo
Courtesy of Rounder Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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24 February 2008 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

When I first heard of "Johnny Skidmarks", it sounded a little bit like "Crash" (David Cronenberg's movie, not the movie that won Best Picture a few years ago), only cruder. It turned out to be different. But still, while it's far from a terrible flick, this is not one that I would recommend. It's not because a certain scene made me squirm a little bit - I think that you know to which scene I refer - but I don't get the sense that the movie added anything new. My overall point is that there have been lots of good movies dealing with cars: "Christine" and both versions of "The Italian Job", for example. Therefore, I don't consider this one particularly worth seeing. Peter Gallagher, Frances McDormand, John Lithgow and Jack Black have done better.


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