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Bunny O'Hare (1971)

GP  -  Comedy  -  18 October 1971 (USA)
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Bunny is a penniless widow who blackmails a robber into teaching her the trade. Soon the pair starts a successful crime spree, and the cops aren't turning a blind eye.

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Bunny O'Hare
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Bill Green - Gruenwald
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Lieutenant Greeley
Joan Delaney ...
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Jay Robinson ...
John C. Rupert
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Reva Rose ...
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Robert Foulk ...
Commissioner Dingle
Brayden Linden ...
Frank
Karen Mae Johnson ...
Lola (as Karen Rae Johnson)
Francis R. Cody ...
Rhett (as Francis Cody)
Darra Lyn Tobin ...
Elvira (as Darra Lynn Tobin)
Hank Whickham ...
Speed
J. Rob Jordan ...
Officer Nerdman
Herb Marlis ...
Lloyd
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Bunny is a penniless widow who blackmails a robber into teaching her the trade. Soon the pair starts a successful crime spree, and the cops aren't turning a blind eye.

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ENJOY those 'GOLDEN YEARS' with the most profitable pension plan any sweet little mother ever devised

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Bunny und Bill  »

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Star Bette Davis brought suit claiming the production company censored her dialogue and destroyed the film. The lawsuit was later dropped. See more »

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Bunny O'Hare: [to Bill] I didn't rob the bank for myself. I did it for my kids.
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Referenced in This Is Your Life: Bette Davis (1971) See more »

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Two Oscar-Winners and AIP
10 August 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Bunny O'Hara (1971)

** (out of 4)

Embarrassing AIP film has Bette Davis thrown out of her house by a bank so she and a former robber (Ernest Borgnine) start hitting banks so that she can support her deadbeat children. The only catch is that the elderly pair rob them while dressed as hippies, which throws off the main cop on the case. This is an extremely embarrassing film which certainly has its two Oscar-winning stars just picking up a paycheck. The film contains zero laughs and gets tiresome by the thirty-minute mark and the extremely lazy writing just makes one shake their head. The biggest problem is the writing because there's not a single well-written joke to be found here. It really seems like the top AIP guys found out they could hire Davis and Borgnine and then just built a screenplay around them. Someone must have thought it would have been funny seeing the two legends dressed up as hippies. The first time you see them it will leave a smile on your face but the screenplay doesn't offer anything else. We get countless robberies, which gets very boring after a while considering nothing new really happens with any of them. To make matters worse is Jack Cassidy as a stupid Lieutenant who keeps thinking the robbers must be young people because he thinks all young people are up to no good. All the supporting characters are quite bland but that's to be expected considering the screenplay. As far as Davis and Borgnine are concerned, hopefully they were paid well. It's so obvious that neither are really into the film as both come across rather too laid back and boring. Even in some of their less successful films they at least give off some of their wonderful energy and charm but that's not the case here. This is certainly a major misstep for both but fans might still want to check this out just to see them dressed as the hippies. Sitting through the entire film is debatable.


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