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Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1999)

One day, a boy named Jacob Two-Two (aptly named because every phrase that he utters is repeated) decides to set out to prove himself to his parents that he can do things, so his father, who... See full summary »

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One day, a boy named Jacob Two-Two (aptly named because every phrase that he utters is repeated) decides to set out to prove himself to his parents that he can do things, so his father, who is tired of hearing his wife order him to do the shopping, sets Jacob out to buy two tomatoes. As Jacob makes his way to buy them, the greengrocer in the shop keeps telling an officer that Jacob was threatening him, so Jacob escapes, but only just, hitting his head rather hard and awaking in court where he is sentenced to two years, two months, two weeks, two days, two hours, two minutes, and five seconds to a children's prison run by not only a mad wrestler presumed lost, but also two (also aptly named) bird-like and fish-like cohorts as well as slimy humanoids that spray resisters with slime to stop them in their tracks. Helping Jacob in his mission are two young agents that aim to free all of the children kept prisoner in the swampy penitentiary. It is up to Jacob Two-Two to escape this heinous ... Written by Theshapeshifter

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In the original Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1978), the character of Shapiro had the alter ego of Emma and was played by Marfa Richler. In the 1999 version, Shapiro's alter ego is actually named Marfa (played by Alison Pill this time around). See more »

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The character of Shapiro is supposed to have the alter ego of Emma Richler, not Marfa. This possibility was done to avoid confusion on set, combining Emma and Marfa, so Emma Bambrick wouldn't get confused when her name was stated. See more »

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Mr. Fish: [introducing the Hooded Fang] It is my pleasure... to introduce a man... did I say a man? I meant a low-down rat!
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Remake of Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1978) See more »

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Best watched at 3 AM
13 October 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I probably came across this at the best time - 3 a.m. while channel surfing. I could not believe this was Gary Busey. And, then, imagine my surprise when I also learned it was Miranda Richardson. What? Were these people at the work house? Had they fallen so low as to do this dreck?

One might possibly term this a warmed over Captain Hook story where for some reason (all right, I did miss the beginning) children were imprisoned by a demented ex-wrestler who demanded that they keep a fog machine in operation so that their prison could remain hidden.

I know this is a children's movie but I don't even think a 5-year-old would have bought this story.

For shame.


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