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Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. Along the way, they pick up some unexpected guests and then fun really begins!

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In SITTING DUCKS Michael Emil & Zack Norman are the most endearingly funny comedy team since BOB HOPE and BING CROSBY joined forces for their memorable road movies! --Kathleen Carroll, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

A cross between WOODY ALLEN and FRANK CAPRA with a touch of TRUFFAUT... Jaglom has created some of the funniest moments in cinema history! --Fred Yaeger, ASSOCIATED PRESS

An uproarious, fast-moving road movie... hilarious! --Bruce Williamson, PLAYBOY MAGAZINE

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  • Actors: Michael Emil, Zack Norman, Patrice Townsend, Irene Forrest, Richard Romanus
  • Directors: Henry Jaglom
  • Format: NTSC
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
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  • Studio: The Rainbow Film Company
  • DVD Release Date: March 10, 2010
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B003BGR8S2
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #225,245 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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One slick-tongued oily hustler (Zack Norman) plus one twitchy, neurotic accountant (Michael Emil) hook up to pull an ultimate scam: stealing from the thieves. Of COURSE it becomes an out-of-control run for the border, with a mix of wonderfully goofy characters, all of whom have their OWN scams working. Jaglom gets magnificent performances out of his cast, so much so that at times it feels more like a documentary than a "movie". There's not a moment in this film I don't enjoy, and it made me aware of Jaglom in a way I've never been aware of a director before. Alas, none of his other films seem to live up to this one in my mind, and Zack Norman's cool-but-slimy persona gets unbelievably tiresome in his other Jaglom films. This is a great one, though, for everyone involved. I have watched it over and over and enjoy it every time.
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enjoyable offbeat indie.DVD was in fine condition
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Henry Jaglom's third film, "Sitting Ducks," represents the unfamiliar viewer's best introduction to the idiosyncratic filmmaker. The picture deftly blends Jag's jarring, Brechtian cinematic devices (jump cuts, unrhythmic editing, overlapping dialogue, heavy improvisation) with a linear narrative. At times, the basic story (Michael Emil and Zack Norman rip off the mob and head to Florida in a limousine with a bread-filled suitcase) satirizes conventional Hollywood genres, notably the gangster film & Crosby/Hope "Road" movie. Unlike "Always" and "Someone to Love," the humour here is broad and gritty... the film carries a sharp edge. And for once, it's almost impossible to lose interest in Jaglom's dialogue. (Emil and Norman's ad-libbed conversations are laugh-out-loud hilarious!) On top of all this, Jaglom tossed in "Sunny-Side-Up," a theme song by guitar-playing Richard Romanus w/character sing-alongs, and created a masterpiece. Incidentally, this is the only film where Henry (as a mob boss with a ridiculous hairstyle) dies a violent death at the end.
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