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The Pest (1997)

 -  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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Box Office

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 at Gustav's for the first time, he has a cigar in his left hand. In the very next shot, it has jumped to his right. See more »

Quotes

Himmel: Don't flatter me.
Pest: OK, your feet stink, your nose is point and your mother dresses you funny!
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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Get Me Out of Here
Written by Dick Rudolph (as Richard Rudolph), Michael Sembello and Chris Papastephanou
Produced by Dick Rudolph (as Richard Rudolph) and Michael Sembello
Performed by U.P.F.
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FUNNIEST MOVIE EVER!!!!!!!
1 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is the funniest movie I've ever seen... I've seen it about 15 times and I laugh my butt every time I watch it. John Leguizamo is the greatest. This is, by far, his best movie. I love all the little things that happen throughout the movie, they're hilarious.


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