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Clutch (1998)

Martyn, an aging Toronto area college student with no degree yet to show for his so far ten years in college, has agreed to do an illegal job solely for the money: steal a rare book from ... See full summary »

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Chris Grismer

Writer:

Chris Grismer
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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Hewlett ... Martyn
Carlo Rota ... Richard
Tanya Allen ... Theresa
Paul A. MacFarlane Paul A. MacFarlane ... Jeffry the Businessman (as Paul MacFarlane)
Joe De Paul Joe De Paul ... Jarhead #1
Keith Knight ... Buck
Matt Hopkins Matt Hopkins ... Car Washer
Gordon Michael Woolvett ... Spit
Peter Spence ... Larry
Kathryn Kirkpatrick ... Dotty the Waitress
Ellen-Ray Hennessy ... Lily
Layton Morrison ... Jarhead #2
Tom Green ... Cybercafe Waiter
David Fox ... Dad
John O'Callaghan ... Skutch
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Martyn, an aging Toronto area college student with no degree yet to show for his so far ten years in college, has agreed to do an illegal job solely for the money: steal a rare book from Richard, an antiquarian. In the process, Martyn ends up accidentally killing Richard. Not knowing what to do about the dead body, Martyn decides to take it along with the book. He drops the body off with his straight-laced brother, Larry, and his slightly off-kilter online-obsessed roommate, Spit, who agree - reluctantly on Larry's part - to dispose of the body for him. Spit believes he has an ingenious way to get rid of Richard without anyone ever finding the body, which goes against Larry's moral sensibilities. Meanwhile, Martyn tries to get the book to the ruthless people who hired him, but runs into car trouble along the way. This delay is enough for those who want the book to come after Martyn. In the process, Martyn meets Theresa, the mechanic working on the car, who may provide him with a ... Written by Huggo

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Murder, Theft, Engine Trouble...

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 2000 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Spit: Morality is for simpletons
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Tom Green's performance
28 January 1999 | by HumplikSee all my reviews

Tom Green's performance as the "Computer Gimp" was the most convincing role he has ever portrayed. I found myself struggling to remember that it was in fact, only acting. I only wish he had more chances to play clinical retards like this.


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