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If It Don't Fit, Use a Bigger Hammer (2002)

Was nicht passt, wird passend gemacht (original title)
A group of rather slap dash builders are rather imaginative at solving what problems come their way. Whatever it is that doesn't fit the picture, it will be made fit in no time. This ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Thorwarth

Writers:

Peter Thorwarth (screenplay), Matthias Dinter (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Willi Thomczyk Willi Thomczyk ... Horst
Ralf Richter Ralf Richter ... Kalle
Hilmi Sözer Hilmi Sözer ... Kümmel
Peter Thorwarth ... Philipp
Dietmar Bär ... Werner Wiesenkamp
Alexandra Maria Lara ... Astrid
Armin Dillenberger ... Marek
Crescentia Dünßer Crescentia Dünßer ... Urte
Nicholas Bodeux ... Arno (as Nicolas Bodeux)
Michael Brandner ... Ernst Wiesenkamp
Patrizia Moresco Patrizia Moresco ... Gerda Wiesenkamp
Tana Schanzara Tana Schanzara ... Mama Wiesenkamp
Riccarda Menne Riccarda Menne ... Kümels Frau
Tilla Borgelt Tilla Borgelt ... Mädchen auf der Grillparty
Birgit Stojanov Birgit Stojanov ... Grazyna
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Storyline

A group of rather slap dash builders are rather imaginative at solving what problems come their way. Whatever it is that doesn't fit the picture, it will be made fit in no time. This approach works equally well with a tightfisted contractor or the remains of an illegal foreign worker on the site. And then they're saddled with an arrogant student of architecture who is doing his work experience with them - and who shows interest in the pretty daughter of one of them.

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Für eine handvoll Bier!

Genres:

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Details

Official Sites:

Senator Film [Germany]

Country:

Germany

Language:

German | Polish | Turkish

Release Date:

7 March 2002 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

If It Don't Fit, Use a Bigger Hammer See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

DEM6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,176,288
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Kalle (Ralf Richter) picks up the materials at the hardware store, you can see two young guys kicking against their car in the background. It is a part of the scene from Peter Thorwarths previous movie Bang Boom Bang - Ein todsicheres Ding (1999) where Keek (Oliver Korittke) and Andy (Markus Knüfken) discover the dead body of Schlucke (Martin Semmelrogge) in the trunk. See more »

Connections

References Bang Boom Bang - Ein todsicheres Ding (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Vor Puff 1/2
Performed by Stoppok
Written by (K + T): Stefan Stoppok
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nice film
16 March 2002 | by Jens-FlorianSee all my reviews

Who likes bang boom bang would like this film too, but would be heavily disappointed. Succeeded nevertheless Peter Thowarth and its team Bang Boom Bang a funny and intelligent comedy. The detailed painted figures , came plateful and very oversubscribed therefore, but never flat and always life near. The new film however sets on a love Story , thinner figures and a fewer original Gags. A kind film nevertheless it does not have things to the cult. The stamping seeds of messages,and the ingenious timing are missing. Particularly weakly Thorwarths own play, its figure works palely, however it is also heavily beside Ralf Richter and CO to represent a character that is similarly concise. Weakly also the music of Stoppok, at all BangBB and Was nicht passt... behave to each other like the music of the h-Blockxx and of Stoppok.


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