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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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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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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 »

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Vicki Livingston: Not only has he been posting ponographic pictures he also falshed me.
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Latter "Lady Di", "Chefs of Fire", and "... Security ..." are credited See more »

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References Speed (1994) See more »

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Workin' For The Man
Written by Roy Orbison
Performed by Roy Orbison
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great low budget flick
1 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

don't expect too much and you'll love it. it's a low budget film that should have low budget expectations. Extremely witty dialog, imaginative acting and hilarious dry humor make the film extremely enjoyable, so long as the viewer is capable of seeing past the poor lighting, film and music editing. the story is decent albeit a little unbelievable, but it's worth it's weight in chuckles, and what more can you expect from Luke Wilson and Josh Malina (whose work on sports night i throughly enjoyed, they should never have started dubbing in applause, that ruined the whole thing). at the end of the movie the viewer is left asking one question: was that fall scripted?


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