Kingpin is a 1996 slapstick comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel, and Bill Murray. It was filmed in and around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as a stand-in for Scranton, Amish country and Reno, Nevada. Roy Munson is a bowling prodigy who wins the 1979 Iowa state amateur championship and plans to leave his tiny hometown of Ocelot, Iowa, to go on the Professional Bowlers Tour. He wins his first tournament, defeating an established pro named Ernie McCracken . Soon after, McCracken convinces Munson to help him hustle some bowlers. The...
|Release date:||July 4, 1996|
|Directed by:||Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly|
|Producer:||Brad Krevoy, Bradley Thomas, Steven Stabler|
|Music by:||Freedy Johnston|
|Screenplay by:||Barry Fanaro, Mort Nathan|