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
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!
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Did You Know?
The film, with the city of Rio de Janeiro mentioned in its Blame It on Rio
(1984) title, was actually shot on location there. According to director Stanley Donen
, the production was the first foreign movie in Brazil to operate under new government guidelines, Donen saying that the bugs in the system took on dimensions the size of Godzilla. See more
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
You only live once, but it does help if you get to be young twice.
Referenced in Dallas: Blame It on Bogota
Music by Oscar Castro-Neves
Lyrics by Aldir Blanc See more