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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
Walter Brooke ...
Mr. Weeks
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Billy
Mary Jackson ...
Jane's Mother
James Jeter ...
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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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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Anne Ramsay:  As an unemployed employment applicant. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Blanchard: You can tell me anything.
Dick Harper: We just robbed your safe.
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Spoofs 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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Classic 70's Couple Caper!(Better Than Any Jim Carrey, Remake!)
28 June 2006 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

The Excellent George Segal And The Equally Excellent Jane Fonda, Play Dick And Jane, A couple who have it all, a large dream home complete with maid, and swimming pool(Under Construction) and a young son, and even a dog named Spot!

George Segal, is a successful Aerospace Executive, who get's laid off due to some unforeseen cutback's, unfortunately the couple who are living beyond their mean's, and soon hit rock bottom as the pair struggle to find employment, with exceptionally hilarious result's

But where there's a will their's a way as Dick And Jane 'Accidently receive stolen money from a botched bank raid, the couple who develop an appetite for robbery then devise various and ingenious method's of grand larceny to pay off their mortgage/Bill's,

Unfortunately they had to unnessesary remake this gem for the attention deficit generation,(which is nowhere as great as this!


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