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Two Idiots in Hollywood (1988)

Idiots Taylor Dupp and Murphy Wegg flee their humdrum existence in Dayton, Ohio for the glamour of Hollywood. Murphy turns his complete lack of talent into a career as a television producer... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim McGrath ...
Murphy Wegg (as J.B. McGrath)
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Taylor Dup
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Marianne Plambo
Kat Sawyer ...
(as Kat Sawyer-Young)
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NBA Casting Secretary (as Lisa Lack Robins)
Joseph Clark ...
Joe Clark (as Joe Clark)
Jenny Bourgeois ...
Lynn Jett
Wayne Winstead ...
Barbershop Quartet Singer / Judgehead #2
R. Wayne Kruse ...
Judgehead #1
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Defense Attorney
Budge Threlkeld ...
Dan Skink
William Steis ...
Wiler Weiner (as William B. Steis)
Paul Koester ...
Mel Davis
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Sgt. Albert
Ben Jurand ...
NBA Security Guard / Big Men Big Women Dancer (as Benjamin Jurand)
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Idiots Taylor Dupp and Murphy Wegg flee their humdrum existence in Dayton, Ohio for the glamour of Hollywood. Murphy turns his complete lack of talent into a career as a television producer ("The Pac-Man Show"), while Taylor is unjustly accused of murder. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Fast women. Fast cars. Fast food.

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M.C. Gainey had previously acted in a stage production of the play this film was based on that ran for one and a half years. See more »

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References Reds (1981) See more »

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This is best thing to watch since they took that IronButt show off the air years ago.
24 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is a cinematic masterpiece. I whole heartedly agree that this a quotation goldmine. My best friend and I probably don't go a day without quoting the beefy smelling Taylor Dup, with one P from Ohio, or Murphy "this one's on Ma Bell" Wegg.

This is also the test my friends use to test the compatibility of the girls we dated. We would crack this gem out on the second date and take note of the reactions.

No smile or laugh = doomed relationship Smile only = girlfriend material, after all she tried Laughter = marriage caliber

So far this test has been 100% accurate. My wife ,who now claims she didn't laugh, and I have been married since 2000. I put this in my top 3 favorite films of all time. I could talk about this movie all day but you see I've got this ruptured disk in back.

Like Winn Kaalsen says, "Try it, I say try it you'll like it."


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