In Hollywood it's all about who you know, and the only person two friends know is a serial killer.

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Max
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Arnie
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Nikki Randall
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Tiger
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Wolfie
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Jake
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Eugenia
Mark Neal ...
First A.D.
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Opera Singer
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Cockney Musician (as Bryn Prior)
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Hershey Felder ...
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Saleem ...
Belly Dancer
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Two down-and-out Hollywood screenwriters living together in a self-storage facility suspect that the man who rents space next to them is the infamous Costume Killer--a serial murderer who stalks the streets of Los Angeles decked out in ridiculous rented outfits. Using their neighbor's misdeeds for inspiration, the two friends desperately try to write a hit screenplay... at any cost. Written by rottentomatoes.com

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A plot to commit the act of moviemaking.


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Rated R for language and some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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$517 (USA) (22 January 1999)

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$3,169 (USA) (5 February 1999)
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Joe Pantoliano (who plays 'Arnie' in the film) played the role of 'Max' in the stage version. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max: [in phone booth] Ted! Are you home? Ted! Are you there Ted? It's Max and Tiger on the prowl. Ya home? You out drinking, you waste product? What, are you screening your calls? Ted. Ted. Ted!
Tiger: I'm going.
Max: No wait, hold it! Hold it! Hold it! One more. Just. Just. Just stay.
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References Cops (1989) See more »

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The Man With the Bag
Music and Lyrics by Hal Stanley, Irving Taylor and Dudley Brooks
Performed by Kay Stark
Courtesy of Capital Records
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A HILARIOUS PITCH-BLACK comedy
19 January 2002 | by (Huntsville, AL, USA) – See all my reviews

A HILARIOUS PITCH-BLACK comedy with twist after twist; I cannot believe it's selling for $0.75! I saw that and was going to tape over my $2.50 copy, but decided to watch it first; what a treat! I WON'T be taping over it and I sure won't be selling it for $0.75! Grab it while you can; it's practically free! Cheaper than a blank tape! Why wasn't this a hit?


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