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The Pest

PG-13 · 1997 ‧ Comedy/Slapstick ‧ 1h 25m
5/10 · IMDb 8% · Rotten Tomatoes 4.4/5 · Vudu
Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas (John Alberto Leguizamo) is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very...
Release date: February 7, 1997 (USA)
Director: Paul Miller
Music by: Kevin Kiner
Box office: $3.6 million
Produced by: Bill Sheinberg; Jonathan Sheinberg; Sid Sheinberg
Screenplay by: David Bar Katz
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Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas (John Alberto Leguizamo) is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very unusual job -- he will be transported to a remote island and hunted by Gustav Shank (Jeffrey Jones), a racist German executive. If he can survive a full day and night, Vargas gets $50,000 and will be set free. Is he wily enough to elude Shank?
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What is The Pest based on?
The Pest is a 1997 American black comedy film inspired by the classic 1924 Richard Connell short story "The Most Dangerous Game".
What is The Pest rated?
PG-13
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The Pest is a 1997 American black comedy film inspired by the classic 1924 Richard Connell short story "The Most Dangerous Game".
Plot · Production · Reception

Budget: $8 million
Story by: John Leguizamo
Starring: John Leguizamo; Jeffrey Jones
Release date: February 7, 1997
Rating (8,371)
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Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas (John Alberto Leguizamo) is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing ...

Genre: Comedy
Release Date (Streaming): Jun 13, 2000
Box Office (Gross USA): $3.5M
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Comedian John Leguizamo is THE PEST, a manic Miami con man who's about to become a hunter's human prey. And if you're going to be a target, it's best to be ...
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Comedian John Leguizamo is THE PEST, a manic Miami con man who's about to become a hunter's human prey. And if you're going to be a target, it's best to be ...
Posted: Aug 31, 2015
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Comedian John Leguizamo is THE PEST, a manic Miami con man who's about to become a hunter's human prey. And if you're going to be a target, it's best to be ...
Released in 1997, this was an independent film directed by Paul Miller starring John Leguizamo as Pest. It drew a lot of inspiration from the 1924 short story ...