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Twenty Bucks (1993)

A story about the life of a twenty dollar bill as it weaves in and out of the various lives of several people.

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Cast

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Baker
George Morfogen ...
Jack Holiday
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Anna Holiday (as Sam Jenkins)
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Buddha
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Aunt Dotty
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Sam's Mother
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Aunt Zoha
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Ghada Holiday
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Uncle Stash
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Mark (as Noah Margetts)
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The Stripper / Funeral Director
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Mrs. McCormac
William H.D. Marlett ...
Patrick (as Willie Marlett)
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Storyline

The film follows a $20 bill from its ATM birth to its eventual demise. Along the way, the note weaves in and out of the lives of a street person, an aspiring writer, a stripper, two thieves, and many others in surprising and inventive ways. Written by Don Porter <dgp@ee.wustl.edu>

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Don't put this bill in your mouth. You don't know where it's been. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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22 October 1993 (USA)  »

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20 taalaa  »

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Trivia

Jeremy Piven improvised all his dialogue. See more »

Goofs

As Frank goes around the counter in the convenience store to open the cash register, we see from the side angle that it is already open. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: Life lesson number two...
[grabs the whiskey and throws it out of the car]
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Soundtracks

The Best Things in Life Are Free
Written by Lew Brown, Buddy G. DeSylva and Ray Henderson
Performed by The Ink Spots
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Every piece of money has its own story.
19 May 2001 | by (Mechelen,Belgium) – See all my reviews

The variety of stories that surround the 20 bucks makes the movie non-Hollywood. I like the independent, non-Hollywood style of this particular movie with a plot that actually tells something and people who proof that you do not need a gigantic budget to create a refreshing film.


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