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Jinxed! (1982)

 -  Comedy  -  4 March 1983 (Denmark)
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Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with ... See full summary »

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Bonita Friml
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Willie Brodax
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Harold Benson
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Milt Hawkins
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Otto
Benson Fong ...
Mr. Wing
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Woman Bettor
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Art
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Morley
George Dickerson ...
Tahoe Casino Manager
Cletus Young ...
Dealer
Tom Pletts ...
Tahoe First Monitor
Archie Lang ...
Tahoe Second Monitor
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Miss Nina
James Nolan ...
Father (as Jim Nolan)
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Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and plot to do away with Harold and collect on his life insurance. Written by Dan Larsen <djlarse_acs>

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America's favorite tootsie is on a roll.

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Hot Streak  »

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Director Don Siegel's last film See more »

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Bonita Friml: You're gonna love the fuckin' tropics!
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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No Jinx
Music and lyrics by Bruce Roberts, Allee Willis and Brock Walsh
Performed by Bette Midler
Produced by Bruce Roberts
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quirky, ridiculous and fun. so bette
24 November 2003 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This film, had a very good feel to it, although it did seem to be taking the micky out of itself a little, but that didn't matter because, it was a story that delved into the ridiculous, the storyline was quirky enough to carry the film through.

Bette Midler was a slight more subdued than her usual roles, but then again, it was way before she was really known for for her more famous films, like BIG BUSINESS AND GYPSY but towards the end her character perked up a little.

But how 2 people can fall in love so quickly, and then to plan her husbands end was a bit ( right)ok

but you should really go rent it if you want laughs and enjoyable oneliners like saying to the stripper, HEY YOU KNOW HAROLD BENSON, stripper replys YEA I KNOW THE CREEP, WELL GUESS WHAT HE'S DEAD. and they both fall about laughing, great stuff.


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