Pros & Cons (1999)

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An awkward accountant winds up in jail and accidentally gains a reputation as a tough guy.



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Credited cast:
Tuxedo Gang #2
Andre Rosey Brown ...
Big Jim (as Rosey Brown)
FBI Agent Rooney
'Chip' the Nazi
Ron Carter
FBI Agent Driscoll
Dennis Dun ...
Head of tuxedo gang
Kathy Stanford
Edith Grant ...
No character name (as EdieMay Grant)
Prison Chef
Lisa Jeffrey
Wayne the Guard
Prison gang
Mr. Stanford


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Rated R for language and some drug use | See all certifications »




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go to the dentist instead...
24 April 2002 | by (denver) – See all my reviews

...because a trip to the dentist is less painful and you'll laugh more at his/her jokes than the ones in this 'comedy'...

I had been on a roll for many months, not seeing any really atrocious films, but the streak died here. This attempt at screwball comedy is populated exclusively by either morons or despicable one dimensional cliches.

You'll recognize a handful of the actors/actresses here, who must have really needed some money or failed to read the script, which has dialogue that theoretically could have been written by a lobotomized earthworm.

I gave this a 2. The only reason I didn't give it a 1 is because I derived a miniscule amount of entertainment belittling the film's ineptitude. I don't recall this being in wide release (though I could be wrong)-what a shock.

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