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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  18 March 1977 (West Germany)
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When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.

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Charlie Blanchard
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Dr. Will (as Dick Gautier)
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Loan Company Manager
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Raoul Esteban
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Jane's Father
Walter Brooke ...
Mr. Weeks
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Billy
Mary Jackson ...
Jane's Mother
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Immigration Officer
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Charles' Secretary
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Bob
Selma Archerd ...
Beverly Hills Matron
John Brandon ...
Pete Winston
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Storyline

Manager Dick Harper and his attractive young wife Jane are used to a comfortable lifestyle. They just build a swimming-pool when Dick is fired very unexpectedly - leaving him with $70,000 debt on the house. They try to hide this from the neighbors and just cut down their expenses, but soon it's obvious: living from unemployment bonus drives them crazy, it's uncertain if they can keep the house. Dick doesn't see another way out than robbing drug stores - but this takes more skill than expected! Only as a team Dick and Jane can succeed. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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See Dick and Jane lose everything. See Dick and Jane steal it back! See more »

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18 March 1977 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Adivinhe Quem Vem Para Roubar  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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The movie has often being described as a contemporary comic version of Bonnie and Clyde (1967). See more »

Quotes

Dr. Will: Say "I am!"
Dick Harper: [pointing a gun at Dr. Will] Stick 'em up!
Dr. Will: Did I hear you right, sinner? Are you holding me up?
Dick Harper: [imitating Dr. Will] I am!
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Referenced in Newhart: Fun with Dick and Joanna (1987) See more »

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Fun with Dick and Jane gives you a wonderful time with George and Jane!
1 October 1999 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

This is certainly my favorite show for both George Segal and Jane Fonda. They are marvelous as folks trying to make ends meet (by hook OR crook) in the face of unemployment. Their hijinks are marvelous, as they exhaust ALL the possibilities for humor in the search for employment.

Especially memorable are the fashion show, the celebratory dinner, and the performance of Carmen. But good spots in this film are too frequent to even cite!


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