Joe's Apartment (1996)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Fantasy, Musical


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A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.


5.5/10
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  • Jerry O'Connell in Joe's Apartment (1996)
  • Jerry O'Connell and Megan Ward in Joe's Apartment (1996)
  • Jerry O'Connell and Megan Ward in Joe's Apartment (1996)
  • Joe (Jerry O'Connell) lures a roach with a raw steak.
  • Jerry O'Connell and Megan Ward in Joe's Apartment (1996)
  • Joe (Jerry O'Connell) finds a roach perched on his shoulder.

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2 wins.

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3 January 2006 | holicool
8
| Funny and well shot
I was quite surprised when I saw the mark given by the IMDb users to this film. Indeed, even though it's not the best movie of the century, I found it quite entertaining and "fresh".

I loved the way it is shot, there is a real work on the layouts that makes Joe's apartment look dirty and moving at the same time. Besides, the visual effects are well done for a film that dates back to 1996. They are not THAT impressive but they are very efficient to create the funny atmosphere. I could not describe the way I laughed rolling on the floor when I saw those roaches watching an "insect porn movie", it cracked me up.

This movie is worth seeing for sure and does not deserve such a mark. Everyone who's curious should watch it to make his/her own opinion and should not pay attention to the five miserable stars given to the film.

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Details

Release Date:

26 July 1996

Language

English, Spanish


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

New York City, New York, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,854,490 28 July 1996

Gross USA:

$4,619,014

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,619,014

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