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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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Cast

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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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She's the hottest thing on the beach. She's also his best friend's daughter! 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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Caine, as his character Matthew Holis, also performs a Greek Chorus role in the film, which intermittently cuts to him talking to the audience from a studio shot with a gray wall background, explaining the twists and turns of the movie's storyline. See more »

Goofs

While driving, the vacationers encounter a procession en route to a wedding on the beach. The same set of cars forming the procession is seen to pass them twice. See more »

Quotes

Nicole Hollis: She's in love, you know?
Matthew Hollis: She thinks so.
Nicole Hollis: If you think so, you are.
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Performed by Darryl Phinnessee
Music by Kenneth Wannberg (as Ken Wannberg)
Lyrics by Dennis Spiegel
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Funny, sexy, serious
8 July 2001 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of Caine's great comedies and should be watched immediately. Blame it on rio also stars Michelle Johnson, Joseph Bologna, Valerie Harper, Demi Moore. The film has many funny twists and turns to keep you laughing and guessing until the end. Nudity is all over this movie especially Michelle Johnson and a little bit of Demi Moore. Michael, Joseph, and Valerie are pros at this comedy and the two amateurs do a pretty good stab at making you laugh your head off. Blame it on Rio starts off a little slow but soon it is moving at fast speed and you better hang on to your seatcushions. A serious topic is discussed in both a serious and funny manner allowing you to see different sides of a story. This movie is like a favorite candy or soda that you cannot get enough of and that you want to have more of immediately. So kick back and relax and enjoy all the wild antics abound for you in this crazy comedy and at the end Blame it on Rio.


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