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Shoot or Be Shot (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  25 January 2002 (USA)
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An escaped mental patient holds a film crew hostage and forces them to film his screenplay.

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Harvey Wilkes
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Jack Yeager
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Hector
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Sasha
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Quickie Mart Owner (as San Jay)
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Piss & Vomit Man
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Plaid Shirted Guy
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An escaped mental patient holds a film crew hostage and forces them to film his screenplay.

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Rated PG-13 for sexuality, some crude humor, violence and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Great Vehicle for Shatner
5 December 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Shatner & Hamlin are the reasons to watch this film. Tim Thomerson (Trancers movie series) has a bit part in the film that's worth the watch too. Everyone else pretty much bunks. William Shatner has one of the most original and funny lines in this film that I have ever heard in any movie...period. You'll know it when you hear it...it's pound-the-floor funny! Shatner's comic timing is right-on. Should he continue to make movies, he needs to do more movies like this. Harry Hamlin was also great as a sleazeball movie producer. Really, you don't have to be a fan of either Shatner or Hamlin to enjoy this film. It's only 90 minutes, the pace is relatively quick (for the most part)...and I'll say it again, William Shatner is funny!


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