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  • Tapioca (2009)
  • Not Rated
    94 min | Comedy
Tapioca (2009)
Not Rated
94 min | Comedy

Nuts, a destitute and homeless street vendor, (Ben Vereen) zaps a cynical stand-up comedian with a mystical hex; sending the comic into the underworld of the homeless on a wacky odyssey of redemption. Pipes (Houlihan), an alcoholic jerk, ...See moreNuts, a destitute and homeless street vendor, (Ben Vereen) zaps a cynical stand-up comedian with a mystical hex; sending the comic into the underworld of the homeless on a wacky odyssey of redemption. Pipes (Houlihan), an alcoholic jerk, insults Nuts upon their chance encounter resulting in Nuts suffering an apoplectic seizure from his abuse. Nuts vows revenge, putting a hex on Pipes, resulting in him losing everything he has, including his mind. TAPIOCA is a comic tale of redemption, a hilarious voyage into the lower depths of humanity with a powerful dose of social justice. Shot on the streets of Chicago, the film features many of the windy cities most revered comics, theatre actors and writers. Features a musical score by Ryan Cohan and cartoons by Pulitzer Prize winner Jack Higgins. Written by Anonymous See less
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2009 (United States)

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Noel Bax
Young Man Young Man   See fewer
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Bill Boehler
Mini mart customer Mini mart customer   See fewer
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Tony Brown
Casto Casto   See fewer
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Jim Carrane
Mini Mart Clerk Mini Mart Clerk   See fewer
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Laura Collins
Black Lady Black Lady   See fewer
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Jim Crago
Frat Boy #2 Frat Boy #2   See fewer
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Steven Fleming
Andy Surabe Andy Surabe   See fewer
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Dan Greenberg
Frat Boy #1 Frat Boy #1   See fewer
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E.J. Hott
Moses Moses   See fewer
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Tim Kazurinsky
Einstein Einstein   See fewer
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Jack McCabe
St. Peter St. Peter   See fewer
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Mike McNamara
Yuppie on date Yuppie on date   See fewer
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Turk Muller
Mayor of the bar Mayor of the bar   See fewer
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Clayton O'Brien
Ernie Womback Jr. Ernie Womback Jr.   See fewer
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David Pasquesi
Lothario Lothario   See fewer
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Chavez Ravine
Officer Tina Officer Tina   See fewer
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Jason Abustan
Convenient Customer (uncredited) Convenient Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.2 / 10 | 80 votes