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Hijacking Hollywood (1997)

R | | Comedy | 6 June 1997 (USA)
An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.

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Neil Mandt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Henry Thomas ... Kevin Conroy
Scott Thompson ... Russell
Mark Metcalf ... Michael Lawrence
Neil Mandt ... Tad Sheen
Nicole Gian ... Sarah Lawrence
Helen Duffy Helen Duffy ... Mother
Paul Hewitt ... Harvey
Art LaFleur ... Eddie (as Art La Fleur)
Shirly Brener ... Ginger Roget
Jf Pryor Jf Pryor ... Shaft
Steve Van Wormer ... Tony
Mark Holton ... Officer #1
Loren Lazerine Loren Lazerine ... Officer #2
Hedy Popson Hedy Popson ... Sandy
Noella Akwiri Noella Akwiri ... Receptionist
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Storyline

Kevin Conroy works at the set of mega-budget picture called "Moby Dick 2: Ahab's Revenge". He is humiliated by tyrannical producer Michael Lawrence and his manager Russell. He also befriends his roommate Ted. When Kevin gets tired of it all, Ted conceives a plan - Kevin will steal the footage of the most expensive scene ever shot (Moby Dick attacks Honolulu) and demand $150,000 - the cost to film Kevin's art-house script. Written by Anonymous

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A would-be Spielberg plots the perfect crime in Tinseltown! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ekviasmos sto Hollywood See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,333, 8 June 1997

Gross USA:

$4,333
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

During one scene in Russell's office, Kevin, played by Henry Thomas (I), picks up an E.T. puppet. Henry Thomas starred in _E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)_. See more »

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References Moby Dick (1956) See more »

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Can you get any funnier than this?
9 March 1999 | by sony-6See all my reviews

This movie is absolutly brilliant, great cast , also great storyline. Henry Thomas once again gives a great performance as a young college grad, who goes to Hollywood for a P.A. job, and hopes to make a script that he wrote into a movie. Will he be able to do it? Will he survive his P.A. job?

Other great performances are given by Scott Thompson, and Niel Mandt. 10/10


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