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25 Ways to Quit Smoking (1989)

The perilous road to kicking the habit is explored in twenty-six vignettes that include various professionals and contraptions.

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Bill Plympton

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Noted animator Bill Plympton helps you kick the habit by illustrating 25 ways to curb your nicotine cravings that are effective, simple, and often far more hazardous to your health than a 5-pack-a-day habit. Beware the sumo treatment! Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2000 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

25 Wege das Rauchen aufzugeben See more »

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Gross USA:

$123,967

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$123,967
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Not Plympton's Best In Humor, But It Could Serve A Good Purpose
12 February 2008 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

Frankly, I agree with fellow reviewer MattHuls: I didn't think this was one of Bill Plympton's better early efforts. Gee, he had 25 different jokes all packed into five minutes but few, if any, really made me laugh. Usually, Plympton's material draws some big guffaws out of me.

Three of the 'ways to quit" - "Notice How It Ages You," "Overindulge" and "Join An African Tribe" - did draw laughs from me, mainly because of Plymptons crazy illustrations.

If nothing else, after watching 25 of these "ways to quit smoker," I would think it might make a few smokers think about it. It sure didn't making smoking attractive and would have made a good anti-smoking campaign advertisement.


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