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Finders Keepers (1984)

R  |   |  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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Art Bumbalee
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Anna-Marie Biddlecoff
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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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Achado Não É Roubado  »

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The film was made and released about ten years after its source novel "The Next-to-Last Train Ride" by Charles Dennis had been first published in 1974. 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 Mod Squad (1968) See more »

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The Yellow Rose of Texas
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Music by Don George
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Made me laugh so much I nearly wet myself.
27 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Breathing was a problem too !

You do need to pay attention as there are a few setups for gags later in the film and some parts may seem a little slow and confusing on the first viewing.

But I highly recommend this if you like to watch the equivalent of National Lampoons Vacation, Christmas Vacation, Scrooged, The Ice Pirates, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World or any of the other wacky / screwball (and generally escalating out of control) comedies out there.

It may not be one of yours but is definitely one of my favourites and I am still waiting for it on DVD.

If you liked any of the films in the above list, give it a try if you see it listed.


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