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Kuffs (1992)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 10 January 1992 (USA)
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George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job and his girlfriend who still is in college is pregnant. Since he can't see how he can support her, he thinks she is better off ... See full summary »

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Bruce A. Evans
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Slater ... George Kuffs
Milla Jovovich ... Maya Carlton
Ric Roman Waugh ... Hood (as Ric Waugh)
Steve Holladay Steve Holladay ... Hood
Chad Randall Chad Randall ... Hood
Clarke Coleman ... Hood
Leon Rippy ... Kane
Craig Benton Craig Benton ... Paint Store Owner
Ashley Judd ... Wife of Paint Store Owner
Bruce Boxleitner ... Brad Kuffs
Joshua Cadman ... Bill Donnelly
Mary Ellen Trainor ... Nikki Allyn
Aki Aleong ... Mr. Chang
Henry G. Sanders ... Building Owner
Dom Magwili Dom Magwili ... Restaurant Owner
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Storyline

George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job and his girlfriend who still is in college is pregnant. Since he can't see how he can support her, he thinks she is better off without him. So he visits his elder brother, Brad, to squeze him for a loan so he can go to Brazil where there's a gold-rush going on. Unfortunately Brad is killed and George is suddenly the owner of Brad's "patrol special" district. Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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When you have attitude - who needs experience?

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hero Wanted See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA

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Gross USA:

$21,142,815
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Trailer narrated by Percy Rodrigues. See more »

Goofs

George leaves a tube of toothpaste on the hall tree in his apartment right before he answers the door. In the reverse shot, the toothpaste tube is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Maya: [breathless] George...
George Kuffs: Uh huh.
Maya: I'm pregnant, George.
George Kuffs: Are you sure?
Maya: Yes.
George Kuffs: Well, how long?
Maya: Over 2 months.
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Alternate Versions

German video version is cut for violence (ca. 4 minutes) to secure a "Not under 12" rating. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades
Written by Pat MacDonald (as Pat McDonald)
Performed by Timbuk 3
Courtesy of I.R.S. RECORDS
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Pure entertainment...lots of one liners, a must see!
12 February 2002 | by Non9751See all my reviews

Why, Why, and why...I dont understand why so many people bash this film. This film is great and will be always great in my mind and many will agree with me. I like how they bring slaters character, in focus with the camera, you didnt see that too much back then, you see it now a days like on, Malcom in the middle on FOX as an example. This movie is one of my favorites, I am very suprised as why many people didnt care for you it but I cam to a conclusion that they probably had their eyes closed and were deaf. This movie has the most funny one liners, and humor I have ever seen. Like when slater buys the turkey for his brother and then the truck ran it over. Another great part was when he was in the car with Ted (another cop), and he started swearing, and then slater said, "you have an unlimited vocabulary Ted", and then Ted says the F- word back to him. Watch this movie and then thank me later. ***/ out of/ ****. A must see


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