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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
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. The train ride turns into far more than Michael bargains for. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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Achado Não É Roubado  »

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One of only about only a dozen movies produced by the short-lived 1980s production house of CBS Theatrical Films. See more »

Quotes

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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Mad About the Boy
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Written by Noël Coward
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Screwball comedy that is a total "train wreck" ........
13 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Consider this cast, Michael O'Keefe, Beverly D'Angelo, David Wayne, Ed Lauter, Brian Dennehy, Lou Gossett, and Jim Carrey. You might reasonably expect a film that was at least watchable. Unfortunately that is far from the reality of this mistaken identities, supposed comedy. A few mild smiles relating to 'the worlds oldest train conductor' are about it. The rest gets weaker by the minute, leading to a chaotic ending that is far worse than the nonsense that precedes it. I cannot emphasize enough how badly the capable cast is wasted. Bizarre in a bad way, is the only description than applies to "Finders Keepers. About the only good thing about this total"train wreck" of a movie is that it actually has a train in it. - MERK


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