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Kill the Man (1999)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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
Jim Fyfe ...
Guy
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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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Storyline

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

Mr. Ellias: I sent you a notice.
Stanley Simon: I don't believe I ever got it.
Mr. Ellias: You mean this one?
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Latter "Lady Di", "Chefs of Fire", and "... Security ..." are credited See more »

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Spoofs Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Workin' For The Man
Written by Roy Orbison
Performed by Roy Orbison
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Great movie
13 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Now I just saw this movie on comedy central over this past week and I feel like as the user above me stated the romance element of this movie was kind of pointless and not crucial to the plot. Now on the other hand this movie from what I've read,seen and heard from other people this movie is supposed to show capitalism at work. How a group of communist can over come and persevere the hardships and problems, but the overview on this site about this movie failed to mention the guerrilla activist that comes into the copy shop and really shows the struggling shop owners how to empower themselves and really do what's needed!

I highly recommend this movie for anyone with a slight political sense of humor and to people that really understand or even support activism, communism or anarchy it shows one instance of the proletariat winning!


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