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Windy City Heat (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  12 October 2003 (USA)
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A man caught up in the glamor of being a Hollywood celebrity has no idea that the production he's in is a fake.

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Credited cast:
Perry Caravello ...
Himself / Stone Fury
Don Barris ...
Himself / Big Lou
Tony Barbieri ...
Mole / Brock
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Susan B. Anthony / Jiggly Wrigley (as Lisa Kushell)
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The Director
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Himself
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Himself
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Himself
William Perry ...
Himself (as William 'The Refrigerator' Perry)
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A man caught up in the glamor of being a Hollywood celebrity has no idea that the production he's in is a fake.

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Rated R for language and sexual content
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Stone Fury: When I used to get in fights with kids back in school, I used to tweak my left eye... and it meant you're gonna die.
Mole: So you killed people?
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References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Axes and Muscles
Written by Van Stone
Performed by Van Stone
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This is amazing!
13 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

The premise itself is only mildly amusing--Perry's friends play a massive practical joke on him, making him believe he's the star of a major motion picture--and the project's grandiose scope could have easily become depressing if the joke were to fall flat. But it doesn't.

Comedically, what makes this film work is the unflinching posture of Perry's co-stars, who maintain their composure as the level of insanity rises. Cinematically, it works because of the onslaught of inventive gags, many of them subtly plausible (like mis-spelling Perry's name on the marquee). Altogether, Perry's friends/tormentors create a scenario that closely resembles real life, exaggerating the minor annoyances that make life hell to, well, to make Perry's life hell. And it is absolutely hilarious! In short, it's "Spinal Tap" for the film industry, only this purports to be real.


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