High Strung (1992)

PG   |    |  Comedy


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An uptight, stay-at-home children's novelist has delusions indicating that something will happen to him at eight o'clock.


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14 May 2003 | madhater_da_killa
Steve is a genius...
Steve Oedekerk is a genius when it comes to well written comedies, so when I heard about high strung I nearly freaked out. Basically in this film, one of Steve's more independent workings, Thane Furrows, portrayed by Steve, stays locked in his apartment and bitches about stuff. The movie was fairly engaging and had a lot of good one liners but some of the rants that Oedekerk launches into are a little lame. The original comedy in this movie; especially Furrow's boss and his description of his job. Jim Carrey does play a small role in the film, death in particular, but he is a pivitol part of the plot and comes into a little more prominence in the end of the film. Also another noticable appearance on this film is Kirsten Dunst playing a small girl right after a scene with Thompas Wilson AKA Biff from Back To The Future... not that we really care but... for Carrey fans I wouldn't reccomend High Strung. Though many of you would enjoy it a great deal would be looking for a Jim Carrey movie and Oedekerk's style is to slowly paced for most Carrey fans.

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Box Office

Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$718 6 December 1992

Gross USA:

$904

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$904

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