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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)

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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
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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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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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18 March 1977 (West Germany)  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Jay Leno in his film debut, has a bit-part but as the carpenter working at the floor at the left in the interior of the house, a few seconds before the pool scene (approx. 3 minutes and 45 seconds in). See more »

Quotes

Telephone customer: [Dick and Jane are robbing the phone company as the customers cheer] Someone's robbing the phone company. Bless you.
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Spoofs 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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" No kidding Charlie, . . You're really firing me! ?? "
16 November 2008 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

In these trying times, when American's financial world is going down the drain, and the dreams, aspirations and livelihood of millions of Americans are evaporating, a film like this one is just what a despairing audience needs. The story of the American Middle Class in jeopardy and is aptly personified in this movie, called 'Fun With Dick and Jane.' There have been several other films based on this theme, but for my money, the stars of George Segal and Jane Fonda are solidly entrenched and not easily replaced by later film couples. Segal stars' as Mr. Richard Harper a Aero-space executive who as his boss (Ed McMahon) states is the very best at his job, but like so many other corporate executives is no longer needed. His position is one which promised security, but has fallen on hard times. Thus he soon learns he is unemployed. The fun begins when Harper and his wife try to adjust to the downward spiral of economic descent. They like so many Americans take what they can get and object poverty is not attractive at all. Thus, when the bottom is ready to engulf them, they turn to a life of crime. Can they do any worse? Not being prepared, they soon realize, they are not cut out to be white collar criminals and decide to quit. That's when opportunity beckons once again. A great movie and one fitted to our time. ****


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