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Do It for Uncle Manny (2002)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy  |  23 March 2002 (USA)
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Two best friends, a struggling actor and an unemployed screenwriter, set out to look for a prized $250,000 Rolex wristwatch which was stolen by an attractive con artist.

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Struggling actor Danny and his best friend Stuart try to fit in with L.A. nightlife, with the help and financial support from Stuart's Uncle Manny, a big-time movie producer. But the guys plans go awry when they meet Jenny a mysterious hottie who swindles them of Stuart's Uncle Manny's prized $250,000 Rolex wristwatch leading to a zany chase through the streets of Los Angeles to find her and get it back by whatever means necessary which they guys come up against not only Jenny, but also meet her violent-tempered boyfriend Tony, a shady repair shop worker, a celebrity-obsessed tow-truck driver, and a quick-tempered basketball player all of whom come into contact with the watch. Written by Anonymous

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Original Recording Joni James
Written by Lew Douglas (as Douglas), Charlie LaVere (as La Vere) and Roy Rodde (as Rodde)
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Not Only is it Funny, but the Director is cool
12 July 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at the Tiburon Film fest back in March and thought that it was one of the better movies of the event. Not only does it contain an entertaining story, some great cameos, a beautiful girl, but a down to earth fellow who happens to be the director/writer/main character. Had a talk with him and some drinks, and I can see where his writing comes from. The movie was so enjoyable, that I went back and saw it again, and there were even things that I picked up on that I never noticed the first time.


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