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The Pest (1997)

PG-13
84 min | Comedy

A Miami con man agrees to be the human target for a Neo-Nazi manhunter, in order to collect $50,000 if he survives.
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David Bar Katz (story) (screenplay) | John Leguizamo (story)
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$17,000,000
Opening weekend
$1,817,278
Gross (US & Canada)
$3,600,616
Gross (World)
$3,600,616
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Release date
Feb 7, 1997 (United States)

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36 cast members
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John Leguizamo
Pestario 'Pest' Vargas Pestario 'Pest' Vargas   See fewer
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Jeffrey Jones
Gustav Shank Gustav Shank   See fewer
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Freddy Rodríguez
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Pat Skipper
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Edoardo Ballerini
Himmel Shank Himmel Shank   See fewer
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Joe Morton
Mr. Kent Mr. Kent   See fewer
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Tammy Townsend
Xantha Kent Xantha Kent   See fewer
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Aries Spears
Chubby Chubby   See fewer
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Ivonne Coll
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Jorge Luis Abreu
Piercer Piercer   See fewer
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Jennifer Broughton
Bank Employee Bank Employee   See fewer
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Yau-Gene Chan
Cook (as Yau Gene Chan) Cook (as Yau Gene Chan)   See fewer
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Judyann Elder
Mrs. Kent Mrs. Kent   See fewer
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Paul Harris
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Joe Jokubeit
Laphroig Laphroig   See fewer
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David Bar Katz
White Guy White Guy   See fewer
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Will Potter
White Guy White Guy   See fewer
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Les Lannom
Bagpipe Player Bagpipe Player   See fewer
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Jim Lau
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Ray Garaza
Puerto Rican Boy Puerto Rican Boy   See fewer
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Yelba Osorio
Malaria Malaria   See fewer
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Tony Perez
Felix Felix   See fewer
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Sheila Korsi
Carnival Dancer Carnival Dancer   See fewer
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Kristian de la Osa
The Kid (scenes deleted) The Kid (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Gloria Laino
Carnival Dancer (as Gloria Kennedy) Carnival Dancer (as Gloria Kennedy)   See fewer
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Maria Felipe
Bikini girl (uncredited) Bikini girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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D. Danny Warhol
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John Wilkie
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5 / 10 | 7,424 votes