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The Pest (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 7 February 1997 (USA)
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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$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,817,278, 9 February 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,506,206, 23 March 1997
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Paul Miller: the father of the boy going through his Bar Mitzvah rights. See more »

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When Himmel throws up on the Pest's face, it's covered with vomit. He turns away and then turns back with a perfectly clean face. See more »

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[after he pees his pants from fright]
Pest: I'm sorry. I couldn't make it to the newspaper.
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Spoofs I Dream of Jeannie (1965) See more »

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Oye Querido
Written and Produced by Dick Rudolph (as Richard Rudolph) and Michael Sembello
Performed by Alfredo "Loco 47" Rubalcava and Maya Rudolph
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Destroy this movie before you ever watch it.
17 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

I watched "The Pest" at a friend's sleepover and let me tell you,it was excruciatingly painful to get through the first half-an-hour.Thankfully I was tired and fell asleep through most of it. I found this movie to be disgusting,crude,obnoxious,idiotic and I wanted to gauge my eyes out. It surprised me that John Leguizamo...A man capable of better roles and a good actor...would degrade himself so much by playing the part of The Pest.

Pest is right...This movie is a pest and it should definitely be terminated.....0.00001/10


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