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Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five (1998)

R | | Drama | 18 April 1998 (USA)
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Two young men (Jon Cryer, Rick Stear) who have been friends since early childhood decide to go on a trip to find a third friend (Rafael Baez) who has long since disappeared. Stories they ... See full summary »

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Richard Schenkman
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Cryer ... Daniel
Rick Stear Rick Stear ... Stan
Rafael Báez Rafael Báez ... Richie
Ione Skye ... Gabby
Frank Whaley ... Skee-Ball Weasel
Peter Gerety ... Maurice
Akili Prince Akili Prince ... Julie
Aesha Waks ... Cindy Goldclang
Dominic Chianese ... Mickey (The Photographer)
Susan Foster Susan Foster ... Jennifer
Christina Hernandez Christina Hernandez ... Alegra, Richie's sister
William Wise William Wise ... Sexy Larry (The Store Owner)
Patricia Mauceri ... Mrs. Muñoz
Leslie Hendrix ... The Bearded Lady
Jesse Lenat ... Jojo
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Two young men (Jon Cryer, Rick Stear) who have been friends since early childhood decide to go on a trip to find a third friend (Rafael Baez) who has long since disappeared. Stories they have heard indicate that the friend has been seen in an apparently rambling, incoherent state at Coney Island. Their trip leads them to a number of adventures involving the otherworld-like life at the Park and revelations related to their own pasts including the death of one's sister, a failed past relationship, financial failings, and alcoholism. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for language
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USA

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English

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18 April 1998 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,917, 10 September 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$15,970, 8 October 2000
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Evenmore Entertainment See more »
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Top 5 worst movies I've ever seen.
14 April 2001 | by QuickFlipSee all my reviews

And I don't care how small the budget was. I have fast forwarded less in pornographic movies. Garbage plot, garbage dialog, severely mediocre acting. I can't begin to describe how stupid the dialog was. And oooh the shocking plot twist! It was quite a technique, the way the severely overplayed, horrible dialog would foreshadow the climax, if you could watch it that long.

If I didn't live right in the neighborhood it was shot in, I would have turned it off half way through.

And I watched the movie with an optimistic attitude.


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