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Big Shots (1987)

PG-13
94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Following the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down South adventure involving gangsters, the police, ...See moreFollowing the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down South adventure involving gangsters, the police, and a search for Scam's father. Written by Anonymous See less
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Opening Wknd
$ 1,417,738
Gross (USA)
$ 3,390,043
Gross (World)
$ 3,390,043
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Oct 2, 1987 (United States)

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Robert Joy
Dickie Dickie   See fewer
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Robert Prosky
Keegan Keegan   See fewer
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Paul Winfield
Johnnie Red Johnnie Red   See fewer
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Jim Antonio
Uncle Harry Uncle Harry   See fewer
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Hutton Cobb
Bible Salesman (segment "Kid") Bible Salesman (segment "Kid")   See fewer
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Joe Seneca
Ferryman Ferryman   See fewer
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Beah Richards
Miss Hanks Miss Hanks   See fewer
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Olivia Cole
Mrs. Newton Mrs. Newton   See fewer
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Mitch Beasley
Duane Henderson Duane Henderson   See fewer
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Pauline Brailsford
Science Teacher Science Teacher   See fewer
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Cedric Young
Ghetto Bartender Ghetto Bartender   See fewer
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Timothy Scott
Smiley Smiley   See fewer
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Elise Langan
The Waitress The Waitress   See fewer
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Sephus Booker
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Wilbert Bradley
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Ron Dean
Policeman #2 Policeman #2   See fewer
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Tim Halligan
Policeman #3 Policeman #3   See fewer
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Jeffrey Harris
Teen #1 Teen #1   See fewer
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Shirley Spiegler Jacobs
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Oscar Jordan
One of the Guys One of the Guys   See fewer
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Michael Krawic
Street Person Street Person   See fewer
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Lorraine Matthews
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Maria McCrary
Bank Teller Bank Teller   See fewer
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Sherry Narens
Teacher #2 Teacher #2   See fewer
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Jack Orend
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Frank Rice
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Antoine Roshell
Teen #2 Teen #2   See fewer
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James Spinks
Bank Guard Bank Guard   See fewer
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Michael Stoyanov
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Janet MacLachlan
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Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 686 votes