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Search and Destroy (1995)
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Search and Destroy (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A satire about desperate hustling, pop philosophy and big money.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: dark humor, filmmaking, showbiz, american dream, satire, crimes, danger, rivalry, destiny, artists and showbiz, guru, media satire, business, airplane, song, debt, jumping into water, breasts, husband wife relationship, film producer, female full frontal nudity, nipples, shot in the back, nude model, cable
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa

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Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Place: usa, california, los angeles
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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The Last Producer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 82 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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