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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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Lynn Holden
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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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Trivia

Policemen #1-5 in the credits are the Canadian rock band "Barenaked Ladies". See more »

Quotes

Nelson Hibbert: It's these damn eyes- they're too sensitive to chemicals and... filthy towels.
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Spoofs Saboteur (1942) See more »

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Gangster Girl
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Funniest Movie ever
11 December 2002 | by (Rochester, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

I had never heard of this movie when I went to the video store, the only reason I rented it was because Dave Foley was in it and I loved Kids in the Hall, and NewsRadio. Well I rented it, and it is the quite possibally the funniest movie I've ever seen. There were several times that I literally could not stop laughing no matter how hard I tried. I want to go buy this movie now. And if I can't find it I will go rent it, tell them I lost it, and pay whatever rediculous fine they give me. Please do me a personal favor, and go watch this movie.


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