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Cast

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Stanley Simon
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Bob Stein
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Vicki Livingston
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Seth
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Marky Marx
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Guy
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Mrs. Livingston
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Mr. Livingston
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Nan
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Mr. Big
Jon Kean ...
Mr. Bigger
Layne Beamer ...
Mr. Biggest
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Grumpy Senior (as Brian Doyle Murray)
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Mr. Ellias
Katie Johnston ...
Jesse Livingston
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The two owners of the Long Shot Copies shop struggle against a copying giant, King Co. Having gotten their start from a $100,000 windfall when one of them hit a promotional mid-court basketball shot, they have to find a way to keep their company afloat or fold. Thus starts a series of gimmicks and a war against the opposition, particularly after they are visited by a corporate thug. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Romance | Comedy

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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24 January 1999 (USA)  »

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Como Vencer na Vida  »

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Trivia

Seth's t-Shirt on the first day of declaring war on King Co is a Croydon Borough Council t-shirt. 'Philip Rhys', who plays Seth, was brought up in the London Borough of Croydon. See more »

Quotes

Marky Marx: Hey folks! Don't mind if a black man enjoys a little bingo in a place of worship. What you problem!?!? Afraid I might steal your bingo card!?!?
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Crazy Credits

After the out-takes begins the Crew listings. During which the "Nether Crew" is used & "God is credited as the Deer Wrangler. See more »

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References Speed (1994) See more »

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Kill The Man
Written by Keith Urban, Jerry Flowers and Jody Alan Sweet
Performed by Jerry Flowers
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The comedy is great, the romance is unnecessary. Overall a very funny movie.
25 March 2000 | by (Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was very funny, and probably had the best joke-to-dollar ratio of any movie I've seen. That is, given the fact that 2/3 of the movie takes place within the copy shop, they do a lot with it. I personally felt that the romantic element didn't add much to the movie, and that's the movie's one major drawback. Although the actors are all no-names, the actors were very good, and fit the parts well.


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