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Finders Keepers (1984)

 -  Comedy  -  18 May 1984 (USA)
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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. He ... 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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Police Chief Norris
Timothy Blake ...
Estelle Norris
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Art Bumbalee
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Anna-Marie Biddlecoff
Alf Humphreys ...
Mulholland
Barbara Kermode ...
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. He gets more than he bargained for from the train and the coffin. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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18 May 1984 (USA)  »

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Achado Não É Roubado  »

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Trivia

The value of the stash of stolen loot was US $5 million. See more »

Quotes

Lane Biddlecoff: I wouldn't have deserted if you had kept me out of the draft.
Frizzoli: What draft? YOU ENLISTED!
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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The Yellow Rose of Texas
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Music by Don George
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Probably the funniest movie you haven't seen
23 February 2004 | by (Irving, TX) – See all my reviews

Despite a fairly well-known cast, this one never made too many waves. I recommend you give it a try, however, in the interest of having a very good time. Even more mistaken identities, boomeranging cons, and wild coincidences that you ever thought you'd see punctuate this slambang farce, but the tone is so wifty and lighthearted you never lose faith. Great lead performances by O'Keefe, Gossett, and D'Angelo are teamed with great supporting performances by Dennehy, Lauter, and an early one by Jim Carrey. The funniest one of all, however, is David Wayne as the oldest conductor in America. Do yourself a favor and see this.


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