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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)  »

Also Known As:

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

Paul Miller: the father of the boy going through his Bar Mitzvah rights. 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

[Leo, Gustav, and Himmer are driving in a VW Beetle]
Gustav: Couldn't you have picked a better car?
Himmel: I thought you'd like it. It's German.
Gustav: Haven't you ever heard of BMW, idiot?
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Version of Surviving the Game (1994) See more »

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Fantasy-Overture 'Romeo and Juliet'
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Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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What A Masterpiece!
3 August 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is by far the most genius compilation of impressions and comedy all rolled into one fantastic film. unfortunately there will be no sequel to this film however i don't mind watching it again and again considering the intense caliber of this masterpiece. The acting was astonishing and the characters were portrayed extremely well. Although some parts of the movie may have seemed ridiculous, they just added to the comedy, making it more enjoyable. For all you haters out there go read a book, or count your snot collection, until you find a decent sense of humor. until next time, if you don't have anything good to say eat a donut. that way we don't have to listen to you


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