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If It Don't Fit, Use a Bigger Hammer (2002)

Was nicht passt, wird passend gemacht (original title)
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Ralf Richter ...
Hilmi Sözer ...
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Dietmar Bär ...
Werner Wiesenkamp
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Astrid
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Marek
Crescentia Dünßer ...
Urte
Nicholas Bodeux ...
Arno (as Nicolas Bodeux)
Michael Brandner ...
Ernst Wiesenkamp
Patrizia Moresco ...
Tana Schanzara ...
Mama Wiesenkamp
Riccarda Menne ...
Kümels Frau
Tilla Borgelt ...
Mädchen auf der Grillparty
Birgit Stojanov ...
Grazyna
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DEM 6,000,000 (estimated)

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$797,949 (Germany) (8 March 2002)
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When Kalle (Ralf Richter) picks up the materials at the hardware store, you can see two young guys kicking against their car in the background. It is a part of the scene from Peter Thorwarths previous movie Bang Boom Bang - Ein todsicheres Ding (1999) where Keek (Oliver Korittke) and Andy (Markus Knüfken) discover the dead body of Schlucke (Martin Semmelrogge) in the trunk. See more »

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Remake of If it Don't Fit, Use a Bigger Hammer (1997) See more »

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Was nicht passt, wird passend gemacht
Performed by Stoppok
Written by (K + T): Stefan Stoppok / Danny Dziuk
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Nice and funny movie, but not a great one.
9 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

I have not seen the short version of this film, but I think it would have been better not to try to make a full-length movie out of it. This movie did contain some moments that were just as funny as the director's other (great) movie, Bang Boom Bang (and even a very funny one where a scene from that movie is integrated into this one), however, there are too few of these for a full-length film.

Also, the director, who stars in one of the main roles, is certainly not the greatest actor alive, and Diether Krebs, who starred in the short version of this movie but sadly died before the long one was filmed, would probably have given a better performance than his still not-too-bad "replacement".

Still, even if - unlike Bang Boom Bang - this film is not likely to become an instant classic in its genre, people who loved Bang Boom Bang will probably still enjoy this film, and so will fans of actors Ralf Richter, Willy Thomczyk or Hilmi Soezer.

(7 out of 10)


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