Bob (Bud Spencer) and Joe (Philip Michael Thomas) are two tender hearted inmates imprisoned in a maximum security prison in Latin America. They constantly try to escape to no avail, but the... See full summary »
Philip Michael Thomas,
Branded a coward for surrendering his New Mexico fort to the Confederates without firing a shot, a Union colonel attempts to redeem himself by leading a band of condemned prisoners on a suicide mission to recapture it.
When Eliot Vance and Greg Wonder are talking in a soccer stadium, they are with the "Vasco da Gama" crowd. After the the goal (footage) they all cheer. But that goal happened in the 1984 Brazilian Soccer Championship final (May,24 1984 at Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro) made by Vasco's oponent team: "Fluminense". See more »
2 Bud Spencers and 2 Terence Hills in this one; they play two Brazilian millionaires with many enemies AND their exact lookalikes, a saxophone player who is often in trouble with the law and a daring stuntman, who are hired by the millionaires to impersonate them for a week.
No doubt you are familiar with the term "one-joke comedy". Well, "Double Trouble" is a little better than that: it's a two-joke comedy. The first joke is that the rude and crude lookalikes try to adapt to the real millionaires' lifestyle and end up turning it upside down, and the second is that only one Hill-Spencer pair can fight as usual (guess which); the other two are snobbish sissies who always run away from fights. It's fun to watch Hill and Spencer playing against type (half the time), and Spencer in particular gives one of his most joyful performances. And the editing that allows all four of them to be on screen together in some scenes is seamless. But during the long segments between the fight scenes, I completely lost interest in the movie. (**)
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