Odd Jobs (1986 film)

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Odd Jobs
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Directed by
Written by
Produced by
StarringPaul Reiser
Robert Townsend
CinematographyArthur Albert
Edited byDennis M. Hill
Music byRobert Folk
Distributed byTriStar Pictures
Release date
  • March 1986 (1986-03)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States

Odd Jobs is a 1986 American comedy film directed by .[1] It was the last film distributed by TriStar Pictures before HBO dropped out of the TriStar venture and sold half of its shares to Columbia Pictures (later sold to Sony).


College students Max (Paul Reiser) and Dwight (Robert Townsend) form a moving company to pay for tuition. Along the way they cross the mob who runs a rival moving company.


Critical reception[]

The movie received generally poor reviews. The Sun-Sentinel called it "insufferable" and full of "stupid sight gags and pointless jokes."[2]


  1. ^ Klotman, Phyllis Rauch; Gibson, Gloria J. (June 7, 1997). Frame by Frame II: A Filmography of the African American Image, 1978-1994. Indiana University Press. ISBN 0253211204 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Writer, Candice Russell, Film. "POINTLESS JOKES JUST DON'T CUT IT". Sun-Sentinel.com.

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