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Search and Destroy (1995)

R | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 5 May 1995 (USA)
A satire about desperate hustling, pop philosophy and big money.

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Jason Ferraro ...
Young Daniel Strong
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Daniel Strong
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Martin Mirkheim
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The Accountant
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Lauren Mirkheim
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Rob
Linda Wahl ...
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Marie Davenport
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Roger
Laurie Godet ...
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Randy Pearlstein ...
Desk clerk
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Nicole Burdette ...
Dorothy
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Storyline

A would-be movie producer strives to convince a self-help guru to let him film his book. As the guru is only interested in money, the producer solicits the help of a shady businessman and the guru's own secretary, who wants to write movie scripts (a horror story about brain-scraping monsters). Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A screwball tragedy

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Rated R for strong language and some violence, nudity and drug content | See all certifications »

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5 May 1995 (USA)  »

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Busca e Destrói  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$389,731
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Martin Scorsese plays The Accountant. Scorsese directed Griffin Dune in After Hours (1986) See more »

Quotes

Dr. Waxling: Just because it happened to you does not make it interesting.
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Soundtracks

Quartet Opus 96
Composed by Antonín Dvorák (as Antonin Dvorak)
Performed by Panocha Quartet
Published by Cezame-Argile
Courtsey of Audio Action
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A quirky, dark satire
13 September 1998 | by See all my reviews

This movie seemed to be a snowballing sequence of mishaps - similar to what happens in "After Hours" from 1985. Things keep getting worse for the main character, but it kept me intrigued. Dennis Hopper is an interesting character in this one. As usual, Chris Walken steals the show as a business man and somewhat "off-kilter" character who enjoys an evening of Karaoke. I would recommend it to people who enjoy strange movies. Personally, I enjoyed it.


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