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Jimmy Hollywood (1994)

Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems ... See full summary »

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Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems with short-term memory. Jimmy's vigilante alter ego soon becomes a media wonder--but Jimmy remains a total unknown and his long-suffering girl friend Lorraine is getting fed up with the whole situation. Written by Reid Gagle

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One thing stands between Jimmy and stardom. Reality. See more »

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Crime | Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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30 March 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Джимми-Голливуд  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,692,874
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In a TV magazine as part of The Times back in 1996, came the following description: Jimmy Hollywood (1994) Hollywood satire from Barry Levinson. Starring Joe Pesci, Christian Slater and Victoria Abril. See more »

Quotes

Harrison Ford: Is this a principal role? I mean, 'cause, I came here for a principal role! They said it was a principal role.
Woman: Well, this is what we're casting today.
Harrison Ford: This is two lines. I'm not doin' two lines. I didn't come here for two lines. I was told this was a principal role!
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Referenced in Kicking and Screaming (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Fever
by Rob Birch (as Robert Birch) & Nicholas Hallam
Performed by Stereo MCs (as Stereo MC's)
Courtesy of Gee Steet / Island Records Ltd.
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Sominex on a movie reel. I can't think of a better way to describe this stinker.
14 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

My friend and I went out to see this movie and I never thought I'd fall asleep during a Joe Pesi movie but this was one of those times. This movie was so boring, and so pointless. It had no plot or story that I remember.

By the time the movie ended I could hardly keep my head up. Nearing the end of the movie I was yawning and almost ready to fall asleep. My friend asked me if I wanted to leave the theater and I said "no let's wait until the end." I'm sorry I waited so long to leave.

Don't waste your time with this movie because I'm sorry I didn't get out of the theater when I had the chance to.


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