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Two of a Kind (1983)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance  |  16 December 1983 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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Charlie
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Beasley
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Ruth
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Earl
Richard Bright ...
Stuart
Vincent Bufano ...
Oscar
Toni Kalem ...
Terri
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Ron
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Det. Skaggs
Jack Kehoe ...
Mr. Chotiner
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Capt. Cinzari (as Bobby Costanzo)
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Gonzales
Warren Robertson ...
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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 movie's soundtrack was so successful it went platinum. 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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The Perfect One
Written by Boz Scaggs and David Foster
Performed by Boz Scaggs
Produced by David Foster, David Paich and Jeff Porcaro
Engineered & Mixed by Humberto Gatica
String arrangement Marty Paich
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Should be in that "Bad Movies We Love" book! Vintage '80s.
29 November 2003 | by (Illinois, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This movie's unintentional humor is just as funny as the real humor intended to be. There's a lot to watch for here, the once-hot trendy hairstyles hairstyles, edible sunglasses, an small role by an up-and-coming Kathy Bates, are all in here. John's physique was still lookin' hot from "Stayin' Alive" (waxed chest and all), and Olivia's "Physical" haircut had grown out to a nice length by this time. Their clothes and hair are classic mid-80s. I'm sure it was a refreshing change for ONJ from the peasant dress she wore in "Xanadu." The plot is incidental, but an added reason to see this film is the wonderful presence of the late actors Scatman Crothers, Oliver Reed, and Beatrice Straight (a dramatic actor who inexplicably made this one of her only comedic roles). Reed is a pleasure to watch, and Crothers is as jovial here as he was playing Kick the Can in "Twilight Zone: The Movie." They should have realized what they had and made it more campy; but hey, as long as we're in on the joke. This should play on local UHF stations Saturday or Sunday afternoons in a double bill with the Carol Burnett/Alan Arkin film, "Chu Chu and the Philly Flash"!


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