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Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang

Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1999)

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Release Date: Oct 8, 1999 Wide

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Based on noted Montreal author Mordecai Richler's classic children's adventure of the same name, the film is about a boy named Jacob (Max Morrow) who has to say everything twice to be heard, simply because he is the youngest of five children. Desperately needing to be taken seriously, he offers to go to the grocery store for his Dad, embarking on his first solo journey. The quest goes horribly wrong when he loses his nerve and runs off, only to bump into a ten-pound hanging salami. He wakes up

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Not very good version of the Jacob Two-Two story by Mordecai Richler. A lot of it was because of how perfect the 1977 film was; so this one's flaws stuck out. The kid playing Jacob Two-Two was pretty generic and lacked character. The Ice-T rap-session in the courtroom didn't seem to fit. Gary Busey as the Hooded Fang was scary for all the wrong reasons. Mark McKinney and Miranda Richardson seemed like standup comics in animal costumes. The prison set didn't feel like the one described in the book. The songs were dreadful. It felt English rather than French, losing its special charm. Cheap and direct to pay-per-view and Blockbuster bargain bins.
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