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Jury Duty (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 April 1995 (USA)
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When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does ... See full summary »

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John Fortenberry

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Barbara Williams (story), Samantha Adams (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pauly Shore ... Tommy Collins
Tia Carrere ... Monica
Stanley Tucci ... Frank
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Harry
Abe Vigoda ... Judge Powell
Charles Napier ... Jed
Richard Edson ... Skeets
Richard Riehle ... Principal Beasely
Alex Datcher ... Sarah
Richard T. Jones ... Nathan
Sharon Barr ... Libby Starling
Jack McGee ... Murphy
Nick Bakay ... Richard Hertz
Ernie Lee Banks ... Ray
Shelley Winters ... Mom
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Storyline

When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make the sequestration more comfortable for himself. Written by Steve Derby <sderby@sdeco.com>

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Taglines:

For truth. For justice. For five bucks a day.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chaos! Schwiegersohn Junior im Gerichtssaal See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$17,014,653
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Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Four of the cast members appeared in at least one Seinfeld episode. They are: Brian Doyle-Murray; Sharron Barr; Nick Bakay; and Siobhan Fallon Hogan. See more »

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Frank's rubber gloves appear and disappear. See more »

Quotes

Judge Powell: [Tommy approaches the judge] What in God's name are you doing here?
Tommy Collins: Your honor. I don't think it's fair that you guys get to have your own little powwow over here, while we can't listen. We have to hear, too, for information.
Judge Powell: You're a juror. Get back in that box!
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Written by Nikolaj Steen
Performed by Nikolaj Steen
Courtesy of The Imago Recording Company
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This movie was stupid but it was very funny
10 March 2004 | by andoniadistimSee all my reviews

I think that Jury Duty was stupid but very funny. Pauly Shore is funny because he exists. There's room for anyone in comedy and he proves this point. I'm not sure if this movie damages brain cells, but I watched this movie alone and laughed my ass off. A little tasteless at times. I wonder if Pauly Shore wrote any of it. Andrew Dice Clay made an appearence, I think he's a good actor, very funny. Tia Carrere is a good actress also. It's a true comedy if you think about it, stupid, funny, there's only one part of the film that I didn't find funny. I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that Pauly Shore's mother runs the comedy circuit, so that's pretty funny in itself. Did he get on the big screen just by talent. You be the judge:)


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