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Jimmy the Kid (1982)

PG | | Comedy | 12 November 1982 (USA)
Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for.

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... Jimmy
... John Dortmunder
... Bernice
... May
... Herb
... Nina
... Maurice
... Dr. Stevens
... Kelp
... Harry Walker
... 1st Trooper
Steven Chambers ... 2nd Trooper (as Steve Chambers)
Sarina C. Grant ... Pearl (as Sarina Grant)
Lew Horn ... Kimball
Frank Miller ... Cop
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Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for.

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Would you believe . . . the comedy crime caper of the year?

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Trivia

Actor Walter Olkewicz received an introducing credit despite the fact that Olkewicz had appeared in the earlier cinema movies 1941 (1979) and Circle of Power (1981) as well as such tele-movies as The Executioner's Song (1982) and Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (1980). See more »

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When Kelp and Dortmunder steal the tan sedan, Kelp tells Dortmunder that he never stole a Dodge before and hopes it gets good mileage, the car they have stolen is, in fact, a Chevy Malibu. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: [to Bernice] You look like a potato with hair.
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Features Miracle on 34th Street (1947) See more »

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I'm Havin' Fun
Written by Jeff Levy and Kendall Schmidt
Performed by Jackie English
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Ah, memories...
29 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

When I was about 10 years old, Jimmy The Kid was on HBO just about every day. I must've watched this movie a good 30 times during the summer of 1984. It was pretty lame, but there was just something about it that kept drawing me in.


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