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Finders Keepers (1984)

R | | Comedy | 18 May 1984 (USA)
On the run from the police and a female roller derby team, scam artist Michael Rangeloff steals a coffin and boards a train, pretending to be a soldier bringing home a dead war buddy. The ... See full summary »

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Michael Rangeloff
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Standish Logan
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Century
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Georgiana Latimer
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Josef Sirola
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Stapleton
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Frizzoli
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Ormond
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Estelle Norris
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Art Bumbalee
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Anna-Marie Biddlecoff
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Mulholland
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Isadore Frizzoli
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On the run from the police and a female roller derby team, scam artist Michael Rangeloff steals a coffin and boards a train, pretending to be a soldier bringing home a dead war buddy. The train ride turns into far more than Michael bargains for. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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Michael O'Keefe and Beverly D'Angelo both worked with Chevy Chase and Director Harold Ramis. O'Keefe worked with Chase and Ramis on Caddyshack (1980). Beverly D'Angelo worked with Chase and Ramis on National Lampoon's Vacation (1983). Chase and D'Angelo would reunite in the sequels National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985), National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989), Vegas Vacation (1997), and Vacation (2015). See more »

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Michael Rangeloff: That's an expensive watch!
Pawnbroker: So take off the clothes and put on the watch. See how many restaurants you get into.
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References Mod Squad (1968) See more »

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I Get Around
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Written by Mike Love and Brian Wilson
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Laughed so hard I almost hurt myself
19 January 2004 | by (St. Louis, MO) – See all my reviews

I first saw this at a Drive-In. It made me laugh so hard that I fell to the floor. As a 6'3" driver, slipping beneath the steering wheel, this was no minor accomplishmen (nor was disentangling myself and escaping so i could sit up again). I felt the movie delivered one pleasant surprise after another, presenting unpredictable and hilarious situations. The pace seemed to start deliberately slow so that it could steadily build. What some considered uneven pacing stuck me as a gift that allowed me to occasionally catch my breath. Now, if it would only be released on DVD!


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