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The Longshot (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 17 January 1986 (USA)
Four losers borrow money from gangsters to bet on a "sure thing", but lose. The gangsters go after them to get their money.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Trumbull ...
Track Cop
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Lou
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Pat Li ...
Ono
Garry Goodrow ...
Josh
Dave Johnson ...
Track Announcer
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Radio Announcer
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Madge
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Realtor
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Mr. Hooper
Yvonne Del Walker ...
Mrs. Hooper
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Old Man
Jinaki ...
Toby
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Four losers borrow money from gangsters to bet on a "sure thing", but lose. The gangsters go after them to get their money.

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You'll Laugh from Start to Finish!

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17 January 1986 (USA)  »

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Büyük Oyun  »

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$1,096,843
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Trivia

Opening title for the film is a Rap between the film's star Tim Conway and a then-young rapper Ice-T. See more »

Quotes

Lou: Hey Santiago, nice pants!
Santiago: They're covering my nuts, aren't they?
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Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Devil Times Five (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Rappin' On Down The Track
(Theme from "The Longshot")
Lyrics by Tim Conway
Music by Charles Fox
Performed by Ice-T and Tim Conway
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I really liked this movie, deserves more stars
23 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Imagine a rap song by Ice-T... and Tim Conway! That's how it starts. There are a lot of funny moments throughout the movie. The scene where Tim is in Stella Steven's room is hilarious.

I watched this movie especially to see the cameo by Ernie Anderson. I was disappointed that he didn't get a close-up, I recognized him by his voice.

Most movie guides give this movie one star. Highly underrated. I'd give it two and a half.

If you like Tim Conway, watch this one.


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