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The Wrong Guy (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Thriller  |  1 August 1997 (Canada)
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In Cleveland, the histrionic and clumsy executive Nelson Hibbert expects to be promoted to president of the Nigel Industries since he is engaged to the owner's daughter. However, his future... See full summary »

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Det. Arlen
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Fred Holden
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Ken Daly
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Farmer Brown
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Mr. Nagel
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Creepy Guy
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The Killer
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Gas Station Guy
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Cindy
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Juddidah
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In Cleveland, the histrionic and clumsy executive Nelson Hibbert expects to be promoted to president of the Nigel Industries since he is engaged to the owner's daughter. However, his future father-in-law Mr. Nagel chooses the executive Ken Daly for the position, and Nelson threatens him in front of the board of directors. Later he decides to pay a visit to Mr. Nagel but finds him dead with a knife in his neck. Nelson removes the knife and is covered of blood, becoming hysterical and leaving the office assuming that he is the prime suspect. However, the surveillance cameras disclose the identity of the killer, and while Nelson escapes to Metcaf believing that he is chased by the police, the killer is pursued by the police and tries to eliminate Nelson believing that he is a "super-cop" on his trail. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A fugitive in his own mind.

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Farmer Brown: Be sure nice to tear this bank down and plant me a fresh crop of corn.
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So funny it HURTS!
23 May 2003 | by (Austin, TX.) – See all my reviews

I have no idea how I made it so long without seeing this movie. I passed it on the video store shelf for years. WHAT A MISTAKE! This movie is so funny it hurts. I actually cried through some of the scenes, it was so hilarious. I found myself rewinding parts and having to stop the movie so I could get control of myself. If you are in the mood for belly laughter and watching a silly/corny/crazy/wonderful comedy, then The Wrong Guy is perfect!


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