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Johnny Skidmarks (1998)

 -  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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Lorraine
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Ernie Deemo (as Michael Weatherred)
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Brooks Brothers
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Mike
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Earl (as Bill Robertson)
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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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Jerry: Welcome to Burger Clown: happy food for happy people!
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On the Veranda with Miranda
Written by William P. Robertson
Performed by Blind Alvin Pew
Arranged and Produced by Bradley A. Segal & Nicolaas Tenbrock
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Not a bad movie,Skids but avoids the crash.
8 November 2004 | by (victoria bc) – See all my reviews

This movie was better then I expected.

What little gore there was was top notch and effective to the scene,and the production values were fine.

I loved Jack black in it...he was the only Comedy in this "dark comic mystery"

John Lithgow was over the top,and fun as a psycho cop,and Gallagher was very good as the brooding photographer.

The script was a little weak and not fleshed out that well,still all in all a good movie.

The basic story is a freelance photographer gets in over his head with blackmail...then add some twists.


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