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Jury Duty ★ 1995 (PG-13)

Mama's boy loser Tommy Collins (Shore) gets jury duty on a serial-killer case and tries to keep what seems to be an open-and-shut case going so he can continue to get free room and board. He falls for babe juror Monica (Carrere) and really drags the trial (and the film) out in a pathetic attempt to woo her. Shore is even more annoying and unfunny than ever. Low-rent bastardization of “Twelve Angry Men” tries to pass off lame O.J. references and Shore falling out of chairs as humor. Creates reasonable doubt as to Shore's talent and movie execs' judgment. 88m/C VHS, DVD . Pauly Shore, Tia Carrere, Shelley Winters, Brian Doyle-Murray, Abe Vigoda, Stanley Tucci, Charles Napier, Richard Edson; Cameos: Andrew (Dice Clay) Silverstein; D: John Fortenberry; W: Fax Bahr, Barbara Williams. Golden Raspberries ‘95: Worst Actor (Shore).

Jury Duty

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