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Director:
Writers:
Charlie Peters (screenplay) and
Larry Gelbart (screenplay)
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Release Date:
17 February 1984 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
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 »
Plot:
Best friends and their daughters holiday in Rio only for one to fall for the other's daughter. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Funny, sexy, serious See more (70 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Michael Caine ... Matthew Hollis

Joseph Bologna ... Victor Lyons

Valerie Harper ... Karen Hollis

Michelle Johnson ... Jennifer Lyons

Demi Moore ... Nicole 'Nikki' Hollis

José Lewgoy ... 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
Thomas Lee Mahon ... Lorenzo
Victor Haïm ... Bernardo
Jane Duboc ... Singer in the Cafe
Rômulo Arantes ... Diego
Giovanna Soore ... Astrid
Grupo Benzala ... Capoeirista
Angelo DeMatos ... Dancer

Directed by
Stanley Donen 
 
Writing credits
Charlie Peters (screenplay) and
Larry Gelbart (screenplay)

Produced by
Stanley Donen .... producer
Larry Gelbart .... executive producer
Bruce McNall .... producer
Robert E. Relyea .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Kenneth Wannberg 
 
Cinematography by
Reynaldo Villalobos 
 
Film Editing by
George Hively 
Richard Marden 
 
Casting by
Wallis Nicita  (as Wally Nicita)
 
Art Direction by
Marcos Flaksman 
 
Makeup Department
Dalee Henderson .... hair stylist
Tony Lloyd .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Flavio Chaves .... assistant production manager
Dilma Lóes .... production manager
Robert E. Relyea .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
D. Scott Easton .... first assistant director
José Joaquim Salles .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Paulo Dubois .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Milton C. Burrow .... supervising sound editor
Marty Church .... adr mixer
Jay M. Harding .... sound re-recording mixer
David J. Kimball .... sound re-recording mixer
William L. Manger .... supervising sound editor
Graham Nieder .... boom operator
Philip Rogers .... sound recordist
Gregory H. Watkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Jim Willis .... production sound mixer
Ken Dufva .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Lyons Collister .... photographer: second unit
Chuck Finch .... gaffer
Vic Hammond .... key grip
David Morgan .... first assistant camera
Mike Proudfoot .... camera operator
Richard Seal .... electrical best boy
 
Casting Department
Flávio R. Tambellini .... casting: Brazil
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Helena Gastal .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Jeff Chaves .... colorist (digital color correction)
Larry Morrison .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Oscar Castro-Neves .... music supervisor
George Doering .... musician
Kenneth Wannberg .... music editor (as Ken Wannberg)
Kenneth Wannberg .... music supervisor (as Ken Wannberg)
 
Other crew
César Cavalcanti .... location manager
Peter Donen .... title designer
Gita V. Engelhart .... production coordinator
Sally Jones .... script supervisor
Jaime A. Schwartz .... production assistant
Ralph M. Leo .... location accountant (uncredited)
Patricia Sansone .... production accountant (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Adventure in Rio" - Japan (English title)
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Runtime:
100 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia:
According to contemporary news stories, special parental consent was required in order to allow the nude scenes featuring Michelle Johnson as she was not yet 18 at the time they were filmed. Publicity for this movie also stated that Johnson around just two months out of high school when she was cast.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: While shaving, Matthew nicks his cheek and it is bleeding. The cut appears in the next scene which takes place just a few minutes later, but in the scene that takes place later on that day, the cut has disappeared completely.See more »
Quotes:
Matthew:One time a company I worked for transferred me to an island in the Pacific. Fantastic place. I invited my girl to visit me. I sent her a postcard everyday with a single word on each card. I wrote "Found a virgin paradise. It's yours. Matthew." Narturally, they were delivered in the wrong order. The message she got was "Found a virgin. It's paradise. Yours, Matthew." Never heard from her again.See more »
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15 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Funny, sexy, serious, 8 July 2001
Author: warrior-21 from Seattle, Washington

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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