Kingpin

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Rysher Entertainment Released 1996

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Director:
Peter Farrelly
Released:
1996
Rating:
PG-13

As a youth, Roy Munson took the bowling world by storm...until a hustling scam left Roy without his hand. Years later, Roy's an embittered drunk with a rubber hand and no prospects. That's when he meets Ishmael, a naive Amish man with freakish bowling talent. With Ish as his protege, Roy sets out to redeem himself in life and at the alley in this Farrelly brothers classic.

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  • 88

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Some of the gags don't work, and yet I laughed at the Farrellys' audacity in trying them. And the humor isn't just gags and punch lines, but one accomplished comic performance afte...

  • 60

    Variety Joe Leydon

    Peter and Bobby Farrelly aimed low and grossed millions with "Dumb & Dumber," so it shouldn't be surprising that Kingpin, their latest effort, offers a similar mix of pratfalls, gr...

  • 30

    The New York Times Lawrence Van Gelder

    The team that gave the world "Dumb and Dumber" returns with something feeble and feebler.

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