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Sitting Ducks (1980)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  10 October 1980 (Denmark)
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Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for ... See full summary »

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Michael Emil ...
Simon
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Sidney
Patrice Townsend ...
Jenny
Irene Cagen ...
Leona (as Irene Forrest)
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Moose Joe Mastaki
Kelly Rogers ...
Sidney's Daughter
John Teranova ...
Mr. Carmichael
Eric Starr ...
Gas Station Attendant
Stasia Grabowski ...
Collector #1
Ellen Talmadge ...
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Madeline Silver ...
Secretary (as Madeline N. Silver)
Yoram Kaniur ...
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Judith Bruce ...
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Helen McEachrane
Lori Ann Zuker
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Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On the road they pick up a singer/chauffeur plus two unlikely women they meet in a Holiday Inn. Then the fun begins! A zany, hilarious, screwball road comedy about sex, money and vitamins, with an exceptional cast who deliver comic performances of manic perfection! Written by Rainbow

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One of the great "scam" movies of all time.
24 November 1999 | by (New Mexico) – See all my reviews

Fascinating characters, a beliveable rip-off plan, and a mixture of screwy but all-too-real personalities make Sitting Ducks a perfect "scam" movie. It's funny, exciting, a little sexy, and full of surprises. I've watched it over and over and will be watching it for a long, long time.


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