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The Pest (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 7 February 1997 (USA)
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A Miami con man agrees to be the human target for a Neo-Nazi manhunter, in order to collect $50,000 if he survives.

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Miami scam artist Pest Vargas is on the run from the Scottish mob and a German headhunter, the mob after 50,000 dollars, the German guy after his head. Pest dons many disguises in an attempt to evade their clutches. Written by Adam "Mr. Movie" Hakari <spotlite@chibardun.net>

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What kind of freakazoid would let someone hunt him just to collect $50,000? Next question.

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Rated PG-13 for crude sexual, scatalogical and ethnic humor | See all certifications »

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7 February 1997 (USA)  »

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Monello flagello  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,817,278 (USA) (7 February 1997)

Gross:

$3,506,206 (USA) (21 March 1997)
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Trivia

David Bar Katz wrote the screenplay in three days. See more »

Goofs

When Pest is having his toast with Gustav, and is presented with his weapons, the camera cuts back and forth between Pest and Gustav. Sometimes when the camera is on Gustav, you can see it is raining, even though in other shots it is a sunny day. See more »

Quotes

Pest: Of course I farted. What, you think I smell like this all the time?
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Version of A Game of Death (1945) See more »

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The Pest Theme
Instrumental Version
Written by Dick Rudolph (as Richard Rudolph) and Michael Sembello
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THIS MOVIE IS HECKA FUNNY!!!
13 October 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Pest is one of the funniest movies ever made.John Leguisamo is hecka funny.Most people don't appreciate good movies like this.When my friend told me about it,I said,"What the heck is 'The Pest?"But when I saw the movie, I laughed as hard as I could.I give this movie **********out of ****.That's all I have 2 say.Bye.Love,peace,and chicken grease.


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