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Jack and His Friends (1992)

Jack is a middle aged, overweight shoe store owner with a secure upper middle class lifestyle, including a beautiful, demanding trophy wife. When Jack "runs into" Rosie and Louie, small ... See full summary »

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Bruce Ornstein

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Bruce Ornstein (story), Elle Kamihira (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Paul Barry ... Pep
Alison Fraser ... Marianne
Allen Garfield ... Jack
Paul Hecht Paul Hecht ... Tom
Marlon Hoffman ... Driver
Judy Reyes ... Rosie
Jeremy Roberts ... Paul
Sam Rockwell ... Louie
Barry Snider Barry Snider ... Sheriff Wylie
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Jack is a middle aged, overweight shoe store owner with a secure upper middle class lifestyle, including a beautiful, demanding trophy wife. When Jack "runs into" Rosie and Louie, small time criminals on the run from the law, they kidnap Jack in order to use his off-season, deserted vacation house as a temporary hideout. A thoroughly bizarre and surprising weekend unfolds, full of revelations and reassessments. Written by Liora P

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 2002 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Liebe, Hass und Impotenz See more »

Filming Locations:

Sag Harbor, New York, USA

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Sam Rockwell makes this film notable
18 March 1999 | by pjrSee all my reviews

Some day people will view this film because it is Sam Rockwell's first starring role as an adult (he played a high school student in Clownhouse when he was 18). Nobody saw the movie in theatrical release. It played for a week in one theater in Santa Monica. It came out on video but is almost impossible to find in video rental stores. It's not a great film, but Rockwell's performance makes it worth watching. Judy Reyes and some of the supporting actors are also excellent. Allen Garfield in the title role is the major weak spot.


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