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Blame It on Rio (1984)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  17 February 1984 (USA)
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Best friends and their daughters holiday in Rio only for one to fall for the other's daughter.

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Karen Hollis
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Eduardo Marques
Lupe Gigliotti ...
Signora Botega
Michael Menaugh ...
Peter
Tessy Callado ...
Helaine
Ana Lucía Lima ...
Macumba Lady #1
Maria Helena Velasco ...
Macumba Lady #2
Zeni Pereira ...
Mother of the Bride
Eduardo Conde ...
Singer in the Dance Club
Betty von Wien ...
Isabella
Nelson Dantas ...
Doctor
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Storyline

Caine plays a man on holiday in Rio with his best friend. Both men have teenage daughters with them. When Caine falls for the amorous daughter (played by Michelle Johnson) of his best friend, they embark on a secret, if slightly one-sided relationship. Johnson's father is furious when he finds out about the 'older man' in his daughter's life, and sets out to hunt him down with the aid of Caine! Written by Rob Hartill

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You can blame the night, blame the wine, blame the moon in her eyes, but when all else fails . . . you'd better . . . Blame it on Rio! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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17 February 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Love, Rio  »

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$18,600,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The theatrical movie poster, featuring the rear view of a girl in a "Brazilian cut" bikini caused such a stir that an altered, airbrushed version of the same poster with a less revealing bikini was issued. See more »

Goofs

When Nikki goes hang-gliding, she walks up to the glider, grabs the bar, and runs towards the cliff. In the next shot, as the glider flies off, she is properly strapped in. See more »

Quotes

Victor: "Poor bastard", huh? If I ever get my hands on him, I'll beat him to death, that'll unconfuse him.
Matthew: A beating is not the way, my friend.
Eduardo Marques: He's right, you know?
Matthew: Personally, I prefer torture.
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Referenced in Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) See more »

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Nothing To Say
Performed by Christopher Lennon
Music by Kenneth Wannberg (as Ken Wannberg)
Lyrics by Dennis Spiegel
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2 Buddies, their daughters and a lesson about love, marriage, and matters
27 April 2000 | by (Istanbul, Turkiye) – See all my reviews

Michael Caine is a milestone in movie history. He can change anything into a good laugh.

This is not a complicated, big hit(!) movie. But it mentions some good points about age, love and friendship in a funny manner.


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