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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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Taglines:

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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,651,055, 12 January 1992

Gross USA:

$21,142,815

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,142,815
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Milla Jovovich worked on Return to The Blue Lagoon (1991) between filming. See more »

Goofs

Ted reloads his pistol twice when he is about to give Kuffs cover fire. 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 Clerks (1994) 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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Slater in a tailor-made role
13 June 2000 | by coverme6See all my reviews

Christian Slater is the ne'er-do-well, yet the impressionalbly

hip title character in this decent action comedy. George Kuffs

is a high school drop out who decides to take over his dead

brother's police patrol and to avenge his death. Kuffs stumbles

his way to find to his brother's killers and manages to make a

real image of himself. Slater is fine as Kuffs, whose constant

joking around might have irritated the folks around him, but his

humor really paid off, in this comedy flick that might remind a

few Slater fans of his other avenger movie, "Gleaming the Cube,"

except "Kuffs" is way funnier and more good


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