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God has had just about enough of the human's attitude so he will destroy the planet very soon. It is up to a struggling inventor and a bank teller, both with very amateur criminal minds, to save the world... Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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The poster in Debbie's apartment was for "The Australian Film Festival in New York", a real life film festival that played in NYC during the early 1980s. The poster was intended to reference Olivia Newton-John's Australian identity. See more »

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As Zack is leaving the bank, you can see his mustache is almost all the way off, then when he is running down the street his mustache is completely back on his face with no time to have fixed it. See more »

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Referenced in Rhinestone (1984) See more »

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Take a Chance
Written by Olivia Newton-John, Steve Lukather and David Foster
Performed by Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta
Produced by David Foster
Enginieered & Mixed by Humberto Gatica
String arrangement Jeremy Lubbock
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A comic-book romance
7 September 2005 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

"Two Of A Kind" originally opened citywide at Christmas-time 1983 without any pre-release screenings for the critics (and you know what they say...they must have something to hide!). True, the wheezing, inane plot and phony contrivances of "Two of a Kind" are tough to wade through, yet the film has a cartoonish kind of magic that is appealing, especially if you're an admirer of Olivia Newton-John (looking her best here). John Travolta, on the other hand, is slumming it, walking through a rather hopeless role as a would-be inventor so deep in debt he stoops to robbing a bank; Newton-John is the teller who dupes him out of a small fortune. Cheesy, but big-hearted film is a sweet fairy tale, a comic-book romance that doesn't strive for much more than silly laughs and star-crossed love. ** from ****


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