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Do It for Uncle Manny (2002)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 23 March 2002 (USA)
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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Jenny
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Danny
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Stuart
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Tommy (as Fred Lane)
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Uncle Manny
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Tow Truck Driver
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Pedro
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Oscar
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Famous Movie Director
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Maitre'd
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Sammy Levin
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Redhead in Bar
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Big Ed
Carmine Caridi ...
Liquor Store Owner (as Carmine Carridi)
April Lassiter ...
Actress in Bar
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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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$325,000 (estimated)
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Yeah...so I saw Swingers...didn't know it had a twin...
8 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Ok I saw the film about a month ago at the Texas Film Festival, and while it had its funny moments it felt like a Swingers knockoff the first hour and then it just got "eh." However, it seemed to be a big hit among the "mainstream" audience, of which I am not a member...

Adam Barrata's directorial debut however is impressive and I think he will be capable of amazing things in the future...


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