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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, realistic, witty, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, showbiz, filmmaking, american dream, satire, crimes, rivalry, destiny, guru, artists and showbiz, media satire, business, airplane, debt, husband wife relationship, film producer, nude model, danger, song, breasts, jumping into water, cable, female full frontal nudity, nipples, shot in the back
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa

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Duration: 90 min.
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