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Scooter (as Trace Fraim)
Michael Covert ...
Junior Beal McCoy
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Bill
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Shirley A. Williams ...
Customer
Bethany 'Rose' Hill ...
Baby
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Vincent
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Hooker
Angel ...
Pregnant Crack Ho
Sandra Horse ...
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Fiona Curtis ...
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Native American Convict
Kyle B. Peek ...
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When the mother of Junior and his younger brother Scooter, twenty-something, dies, they realize they need a woman around the house, since they haven't a clue how to cook or keep house. Their first attempts, with hookers and strippers, are disastrous. But when they kidnap DeDe from the grocery store, they find someone that's eager for an excuse to leave her abusive husband (who also happens to be the local sheriff). He takes revenge and burns down their ramshackle house, leaving them broke. No problem, they've got their guns, and they start robbing the local bank, which actually likes the excitement, especially since the boys are so polite about it. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Sweet and genuinely funny
29 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

Junior and Scooter's mother dies and they kidnap a woman from a supermarket car-park to replace her, bringing her psychotic husband after them. The plot may sound a little hokey but the actors flesh out any holes and it's so good humoured, you cease to worry if it's believable. Patrick Warburton, as the husband, is also genuinely scary. I went to see this film on a Friday afternoon, straight from work feeling tired and stressed. I left the auditorium smiling and feeling happy with the world. This is that sort of film. It's sweet in a good way. I had a genuine affection for all the characters and I laughed out loud on more than one occasion. It's a pity it's unlikely ever to get a commercial release in Australia.


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