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PG-13| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Roy Munson (Woody Harrelson) is a young bowler with a promising career ahead of him until a disreputable colleague, Ernie McCracken (Bill Murray), tricks him into participating in a con game that ends with Roy's bowling hand crippled for life. Years later, Roy ekes out a hardscrabble existence until he discovers Amish bowling phenom Ishmael (Randy Quaid). With the help of a gangser's girlfriend (Vanessa Angel), he plots to take Ishmael to the top of the bowling world.

Cast: Woody Harrelson , Randy Quaid , Vanessa Angel , Bill Murray , Chris Elliott , William Jordan , Richard Tyson , Lin Shaye

Directors: Bobby Farrelly , Peter Farrelly

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Kingpin (1996)

Release Date: July 26th, 1996|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Kingpin has nastiness going for it. There are prosthesis jokes, bad-teeth jokes, ugly-women jokes, sight gags involving vomiting, etc. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Potty humor to spare. [26 July 1996, p. D4] show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Some of the gags don't work, and yet I laughed at the Farrellys' audacity in trying them. And the humor isn't just gags and punch lines, but one accomplished comic performance after another. show more

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