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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 »

Director:

John Fortenberry

Writers:

Barbara Williams (story), Samantha Adams (story) | 3 more credits »
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Pauly Shore's first starring film to not be released by the-Disney branded Hollywood Pictures. This film instead was released by Sony under their Tristar Pictures banner. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy auditions as the Cream Machine, he pours two containers of milk all over his body. In the next shot, when he is leaning over a table, his back and legs are dry. 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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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Soul Revue
Written by Yasuharu Konishi
Performed by Pizzicato Five
Courtesy of Matador Records
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,831,622, 16 April 1995

Gross USA:

$17,014,653

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,014,653
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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