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R| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Two men (Jon Cryer, Rick Stear) seek a third childhood friend (Rafael Baez) rumored to have gone crazy and who now spends his time at a Coney Island amusement park.

Cast: Jon Cryer , Rick Stear , Rafael Baez , Ione Skye , Frank Whaley , Peter Gerety , Akili Prince , Aesha Waks

Director: Richard Schenkman

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Phaedra Cinema

Went to Coney Island on a Mission From God ... Be Back by Five (1997)

Release Date: August 18th, 1998|1 hr. 34 min.

critic reviews (7)
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  • 63
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    A vast improvement over Schenkman's previous effort, "The Pompatus of Love." show more

  • 80
    Merle Bertrand Film Threat

    Not only does this film have the coolest title ever, but this bittersweet, multi-layered comparison of life's realities versus life's potential is as compelling as it is deeply resonant. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Ambles to a surprisingly affecting conclusion, almost despite itself. show more

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