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Waiting for Guffman (1996)

R
84 min | Comedy

An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.
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$4,000,000
Opening weekend
$37,990
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,923,982
Gross (World)
$2,923,982
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Jan 31, 1997 (United States)

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Deborah Theaker
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7.6 / 10 | 24,843 votes