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Do It for Uncle Manny (2002)

 -  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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Enjoyable "Swingers" clone .......
31 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While the seductive teenybopper pose of Kari Wuhrer on the DVD cover might lead some to believe "Do it For Uncle Manny" was "sexploitation", that is not what this film is about. It is closer to a comedy along the lines of"Swingers", and only contains a smidge of nudity. The first half is laced with familiar male insecurities, and everything up until the unbelievably contrived ending is good. Adam Baratta in a certain way reminds me of a young Burt Reynolds, and delivers a solid performance, as does the rest of the cast. Basically it is the story of Uncle Manny's Rolex watch swiped by Kari Wuhrer, and the quest to get it back. This leads to a bunch of misunderstandings and funny situations. Recommended, but the unsatisfying ending drags it down a notch. - MERK


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