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Johnny Skidmarks (1998)

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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William Preston Robertson ...
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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23 May 1998 (Japan)  »

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Frances McDormand, Peter Gallagher and Michael Beach also appeared in Short Cuts (1993). See more »

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Jerry: Welcome to Burger Clown: happy food for happy people!
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Soundtracks

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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A poor Coen Brothers clone
4 December 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This film wants to be a black comedy, but doesn't quite pull it off. It's like the director every now and then said "Oh yeah, it's a black comedy. Do something funny now". It just isn't consistent. Watch "Fargo" instead. I think Frances McDormand was trying to reprise her wonderful role in that film and picked this loser. And John Lithgow is capable of so much better. Not bad but very ordinary.


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