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Danny DeVito
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Date of Birth: Nov 17, 1944

Country: USA

Biography: Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on the ABC and NBC TV series Taxi (1978-1983), for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 79 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (78) | Director (8)
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Dumbo (2019)
A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.
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Smallfoot (2018)
A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
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The Comedian (2017)
A look at the life of an aging insult comic. (imdb)
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Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)
A behind-the-scenes look at how Jim Carrey adopted the persona of idiosyncratic comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of Man on the Moon (1999). (imdb)
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Animal Crackers (2017)
A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a run-down circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington. (imdb)
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Wiener-Dog (2016)
Wiener-Dog tells several stories featuring people who find their life inspired or changed by one particular dachshund, who seems to be spreading a certain kind of comfort and joy. (Letterboxd)
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Curmudgeons (2016)
Curmudgeons (2016) - Short Film
A pair of senior citizens have a relationship that shocks both their families in this potty-mouthed, but endearing, comedy. (vimeo.com)
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All the Wilderness (2015)
James has shut himself off from his surroundings, falling into a world of imagination and darkness. Visits with his psychiatrist have proven unhelpful - though he takes a liking to fellow patient, Val. As James begins to rebel against his single mother, he ventures into the night where he meets a mysterious kid who welcomes him into an eccentric city. Relationships are put to the test as James navigates unfamiliar territory, wrestling with the reality of his own personal wilderness. (imdb)
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Salinger (2013)
An unprecedented look inside the private world of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye.
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Hotel Noir (2012)
Los Angeles, 1958: a detective holes up in a downtown hotel awaiting killers to come get him. During the course of one night he will meet various occupants of the hotel and the truth of how he came to be in his present situation will be revealed. (imdb)
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The Lorax (2012)
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. (imdb)
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Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011)
A sharp-witted comedy that follows a group of apparent strangers in interlocking stories taking place in ten different bars during the course of one evening throughout Los Angeles. (imdb)
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Revenge of the Electric Car (2011)
Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. (imdb)
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Solitary Man (2010)
A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
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When in Rome (2010)
After fishing out coins from Rome's Trevi Fountain, cynical New Yorker Beth Harper (Kristen Bell) finds herself being wooed by several ardent suitors. As she deals with all of this new attention, Beth tries to figure out whether a charming reporter (Josh Duhamel) really loves her.
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House Broken (2009)
In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twenty-something, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves. (imdb)
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Guest of Cindy Sherman (2008)
A documentary on art-scene commentator Paul Hasegawa-Overacker's relationship with enigmatic photographer Cindy Sherman.
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Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series. (imdb)
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Just Add Water (2007)
An offbeat romantic comedy about a decent guy, Ray Tuckby, with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, CA. After encouragement from a stranger whom he happens upon, Ray begins to dream again. He sheds the parasites in his life, musters the nerve to pursue his childhood love, and finally takes back his community by toppling the local teenage Meth-baron. (imdb)
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The Good Night (2007)
Gary, a once successful musician, struggles with his career and an inert relationship with his girlfriend Dora.
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Nobel Son (2007)
NOBEL SON is a venomous tale of familial dysfunction, lust, betrayal and ultimately revenge. Barkley Michaelson is struggling to finish his Ph.D. thesis when his father, the learned Eli Michaelson, wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. But Eli's past indiscretions begin to collide with the present. When Barkley is kidnapped on the eve of his father accepting the prize, Eli refuses to pay the ransom. So starts a game of intrigue and deception that proves that payback's a bitch.
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10 Items or Less (2006)
A well-known actor, who hasn't accepted a role in four years, is considering a project. The cousin of the director drives him to Archie's Ranch Market, in Carson, and drops him off to do a little research. He's fascinated by one of the checkers, Scarlet, a young woman from Spain with a preternatural ability to ring up items at the cash register. She hates her job, stuck at the 10 items or less lane. The actor chats her up, and when her shift ends, he asks for a ride... (imdb)
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Deck the Halls (2006)
Deck the Halls is a family comedy about one-upsmanship, jealousy, clashing neighbors, home decoration -- and the true spirit of the holidays. (20th Century Fox)
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Even Money (2006)
Even Money is a ferociously compelling drama that follows the lives of nine individuals as their fates become increasingly entwined in a web of addiction and gambling, culminating at one critical moment where their lives will be lost or reclaimed. (Yari Film Group Releasing)
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The OH in Ohio (2006)
Priscilla Chase (Posey), a young Cleveland woman, seems to have it all -- the perfect job, the perfect house, the perfect husband (Rudd) -- except for in bed, where sex has always left her a bit short of the finish line. When the problem drives her husband to leave her suddenly for one of his high school students (Barton), Priscilla's idyllic world is shattered. She sets out on a quest to become just as good at sex as she is at everything else in life... (imdb)
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Relative Strangers (2006)
On a mission to locate his biological parents, a tightly wound professional (Livingston) is befuddled to find that the couple who conceived him aren't exactly upper-class. (imdb)
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Boffo! Tinseltown
Hollywoods biggest talents explore what is the recipe for blockbuster, flops, and how absolute happenstance and controlled luck can make movie magic. (imdb)
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Be Cool (2005)
John Travolta is back as Chili Palmer in Be Cool, a sequel to the comedy smash Get Shorty. This time, Chili becomes a different kind of "hit" man -- he abandons the movie industry to bring his wiseguy skills and negotiation tactics to the music business. (MGM)
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It
Four young friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia. (imdb)
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Marilyn Hotchkiss
Based on a short film created 15 years ago by the director and co-writer Randall Miller and his wife Jody Savin, this is a beautiful film that celebrates the reawakening of the spirit. (Samuel Goldwyn Films)
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Christmas in Love (2004)
A middle-aged man's relationship with a young model is questioned by his daughter, who's dating an older man herself. (imdb)
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Big Fish (2003)
A heartwarming journey that delves deep into a fabled relationship between a father and his son.
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Duplex (2003)
When a young New York couple (Stiller, Barrymore) settle into their first home, they find that it comes with one feature they didn't expect: an upstairs, rent-controlled tenant who is not what they anticipated. (Miramax)
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Anything Else (2003)
Woody Allen's new romantic comedy is a lesson in the reality that loves at first sight isn't always 20/20. Jerry Falk (Biggs) learns that lesson the hard way when he falls head over heels in love with the beautiful but flighty Amanda (Ricci). (DreamWorks Pictures)
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Death to Smoochy (2002)
Fired in disgrace, kids show host Randolph Smiley finds himself out on the street, while his replacement Sheldon Mopes, finds himself on the fast track to success with a new hit show as the proud purple rhino Smoochy. But things take a turn for the worst when Sheldon finds out that some of the people that he works with, and some he doesn't know he's working for, are all in it for the money. Meanwhile, Randolph is slowly turning insane with his only thoughts focusing on killing Smoochy and getting back to his life of luxury. (imdb)
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Heist (2001)
A smart, complex ensemble about a masterfully-minded gold robbery. (Warner Bros.)
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What
The story of two seemingly very different men, caught up in a stupendous battle of egos. Max Fairbanks (DeVito) is a very wealthy, powerful man who has built an incredibly successful business empire by being ruthless. Kevin Caffrey (Lawrence) is a sophisticated procurer of other people's possessions. An accidental meeting brings the two men together, and in a simple moment their fates are sealed. (MGM)
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Drowning Mona (2000)
Mona Dearly, a spiteful, loud-mouthed, unpopular woman dies when the car she is driving in plunges off a cliff and into a river near the small upstate New York town where she lives. Wyatt Rash, the local police chief, investivates and suspects foul play in Mona's death and tries to contain the whole town whom all are suspects who include Wyatt's daughter Ellen, who is going to marry landscape artist Bobby Calzone whose business was suffering from his lazy business partner, Jeff, Mona's slow-witted son, as well as waitress Rona Mace, who was having an affair with Mona's husband. (imdb)
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Screwed (2000)
A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped. (imdb)
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Man on the Moon (1999)
Jim Carrey stars as Andy Kaufman, who was considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time.
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The Big Kahuna (1999)
On the last evening of a convention two seen-it-all industrial lubricant salesmen and a youngster from the research department gather in the hotel's hospitality suite to host a delegates party. The main aim is to get the business of one particular big fish. When it becomes apparent that it is the lad who has developed a direct line to the guy, his strong religious beliefs bring him into sharp conflict with his older and more cynical colleagues.
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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
The lives of an eclectic group of men who live in an affluent American suburb in the '70s are forever changed by their obsession with five doomed sisters. (imdb)
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L.A. Confidential: Off the Record... (1998)
The making of classic 1997 film "L.A. Confidential" featuring several key collaborators.
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Living Out Loud (1998)
Holly Hunter stars as a middle-aged divorcee who rediscovers life's possibilities in this offbeat dramedy. (New Line Cinema)
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L.A. Confidential (1997)
A shooting at an all night diner is investigated by three LA policemen in their own unique ways.
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Hercules (1997)
The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it. (imdb)
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The Rainmaker (1997)
An adaptation of John Grisham's novel about an idealistic young attorney who takes on the case of a lifetime.
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Mars Attacks! (1996)
Earth is overrun with mean, green invaders! They're armed with insta-fry ray guns, endowed with slimy, humungous brains, and enlivened with out-of-this-world but state-of-the-art special effects. Thrill! As Earth fights back with an unexpected weapon. Take that, Martians! (Warner Bros.)
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Matilda (1996)
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable. (imdb)
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Space Jam (1996)
Michael Jordan agrees to help the Looney Toons play a basketball game vs. alien slavers to determine their freedom. (imdb)
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Get Shorty (1995)
Chili Palmer (Travolta) is a Miami loan shark who's sent to Los Angeles to collect on a gambling debt from film producer Harry Zimm (Hackman). Chili soon discovers that loansharking was the perfect training ground for making movies...though you have to be ruthless to make it in Hollywood. (MGM)
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Junior (1994)
As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body. (imdb)
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Renaissance Man (1994)
Danny DeVito plays an advertising man who is slowly sliding downhill. When he is fired from his job in Detroit... (imdb)
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Look Who
In this, the third film, it's the pets who do the talking. The Ubriacco's find themselves the owners of two dogs... (imdb)
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Jack the Bear (1993)
Danny De Vito is a professional clown, whose wife's death in a car accident has left him to care for his two young boys... (imdb)
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Batman Returns (1992)
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.
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Hoffa (1992)
A film based on the story of legendary union figure Jimmy Hoffa. (imdb)
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Other People
A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and enjoys the thrust and parry of legal manoeuvring as he tries to win her heart. (imdb)
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The War of the Roses (1989)
The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of the fighting is D'Amato, the divorce lawyer. He gets to see how far both will go to get rid of the other, and boy do they go far.. (imdb)
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Twins (1988)
A physically perfect, but innocent, man goes in search of his twin brother, who is a short small-time crook.
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Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
A bitter ex-husband. A put upon Momma's boy. Both want their respective spouse and mother dead, but who will pull it off? (imdb)
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Tin Men (1987)
A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore. (imdb)
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Wise Guys (1986)
Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they fail to rob a mafioso, they are set up to kill each other. (imdb)
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Ruthless People (1986)
A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retalitation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did. (imdb)
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The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
This is the sequel to "Romancing the Stone" where Jack and Joan have their yacht and easy life, but are gradually getting bored with each other and this way of life (imdb)
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Head Office (1985)
Upon graduation from college with a business degree, John Issel is promptly hired by Helmes's company I.N.C. At INC, the one who gets ahead, does it by kissing ass, or over someone else's dead body. John keeps getting promotions, but cant figure out why. Actually management doesn't care about him, they hope that having hired him, his father, Senator Issel, will vote the way they like. (imdb)
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The Mogul (1984)
The Mogul (1984) - TV Movie
Danny DeVito directs and stars in this hilarious film about a successful trucker from New Jersey, Vic De Salvo, who pulls a clever scam to become the producer and star of the nation's No. 1 TV show. With the help of Francine (Rhea Perlman, DeVito's real-life wife), who works for the TV audience controller, Vic locates and kidnaps the 200 families who have rating meters on their television sets and manipulates their data.
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Romancing the Stone (1984)
A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure. (imdb)
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Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Set in the 1930's, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills (imdb)
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Terms of Endearment (1983)
Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be (imdb)
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Going Ape! (1981)
When his father - who owned a circus - dies, Oscar inherits 5 million dollars - and 3 orangutangs. However there's a condition connected to the money: if he gives away the apes or just one gets sick or dies during the next 3 years, the zoologic society will get all the money. (imdb)
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Taxi (1978)
Taxi (1978) - TV Series
The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things. (imdb)
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Goin
A downtrodden outlaw finds a loophole that lets him evade the gallows by slipping a wedding ring on a lonely spinster. Not much for the married life, he is then forced to work on her gold mine as he dreams of escaping to Mexico.
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The Van (1977)
Bobby is a shy Los Angeles teenager who buys a sleek chevy van for himself to impress, pick up, and seduce various teenage girls to spruce up his dull life while trying to get money by drag racing other vans to finance operating it. (imdb)
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Atlantic City Jackpot (1976)
A prominent businessman's children become the target of a young, unemployed man, who sees them as his ticket to wealth. (imdb)
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo
Upon arrival at a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients together to take on the oppressive Nurse Ratched, a woman more a dictator than a nurse. (imdb)
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Scalawag (1973)
In this exciting adventure, based on a tale by Robert Louis Stevenson and shot in Yugoslavia, a one-legged pirate must rely on the memory of a boozy, uncooperative parrot if he is to find the location of a tremendous treasure. He is later assisted by two plucky youths who help him battle it out with a mutinous crew, unfriendly natives, and dangerous rapids. (allmovie.com)
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Lady Liberty (1972)
Maddalena and Michele fall in love in Italy in the 1960s, while working at a meat factory in Emilia stormed by the workers' protest, but their love can't be, because he is married and Italy has no divorce. So she persuades him to move to the U.S., and joins him four years later, bringing a Mortadella (sort of salami, processed pork anyway) as a present. But Customs do not allow processed meat to enter the U.S. (imdb)
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Hot Dogs for Gauguin (1972)
A criminal threatens to destroy a NYC landmark if his demands aren't met.
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