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Keeping up with the Joneses, et al.

Jack Parker Jones

Keeping up with the Joneses, et al.

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Published by J.P. Jones in [Jacksonville, Fla.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jones family.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-191).

    StatementJack Parker Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS71.J76 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1130533M
    LC Control Number94076295

    KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES (). Type Feature. Approx. Running minutes Release dates 13/02/, 21/10/ Ratings Info infrequent strong language, moderate violence, sex references. Genre(s) Comedy, Action Director(s) Greg Mottola Cast includes Gal Gadot, Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis, Patton Oswalt, Maribeth Monroe. An ordinary suburban couple (Galifianakis, Fisher) finds it’s not easy keeping up with the Joneses (Hamm, Gadot) – their seemingly perfect new neighbors – especially when they discover Mr. and Mrs. “Jones” are covert spies embroiled in international espionage. Rent $ The Movie: Apparently there's been talk that Keeping Up with the Joneses is in the vein of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, where domestic homebodies turn out to be government black ops for me, it's a little closer to the more recent Date Night, where a suburban couple are thrown into a chaotic night in the , there's even a comment thread between that movie and this, which I'll get.


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