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Protocol (1984)

 -  Comedy  -  21 December 1984 (USA)
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Sweet, unsophisticated Sunny is working as a cocktail waitress. She saves a visiting dignitary and as a reward she gets a top-office job in the Washington beehive. She has to fight against ... See full summary »

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Nawaf Al Kabeer (as André Gregory)
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Mrs. St. John
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Hilley (as Cliff DeYoung in opening credits)
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Crowe
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Hassler
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Donna
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Jerry
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Senator Norris
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Storyline

Sweet, unsophisticated Sunny is working as a cocktail waitress. She saves a visiting dignitary and as a reward she gets a top-office job in the Washington beehive. She has to fight against a devious protocol officer but with her charms, she saves the day when she gets involved in an arms deal with an Arab country. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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There's something funny going on in Washington. Goldie's about to become a diplomat.

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Comedy

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21 December 1984 (USA)  »

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Protocol  »

Box Office

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$26,300,000 (USA)
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(as Dolby Stereo® in selected cinemas)

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(Technicolor) (as Technicolor®)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

First of three consecutive pictures with one-word titles for actress Goldie Hawn. The others were Wildcats (1986) and Overboard (1987)_ . See more »

Goofs

When Sunny is in surgery, they are operating on her left buttock. When she is wheeled into her press conference she is sitting on the left and her right is the sore side. See more »

Quotes

Vice President Merck: Sunny, what are your plans?
Sunny Davis: I don't have any. I mean, well, I have a job at the Safari club and Lou, well, he's my boss and he's really a nice guy and everything, but business hasn't been so hot and I was kind of hoping for an advancement, you know, but the problem is that Lou's aunt works the cash register and his sister's the hostess so I'm just gonna have to wait around until one of 'em quits or drops dead. I guess you know what that's like, hmm?
Vice President Merck: Hmm!
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Features PBS NewsHour (1975) See more »

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Dynamite
Performed by Jermaine Jackson
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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Brave Goldie
18 January 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A pretty average movie but a brave one from Ms Hawn to promote this vehicle as Exec Producer & as a starring vehicle. Although she ends up vindicated, she is willing to portray herself as the dizzy bimbo. How many other A listed actresses have subjected themselves to butt injury pratfalls since this movie? Not many. Does this mean the female butt cannot be funny? Goldie surpasses other actresses as she has maintained a screen persona & ventures in projects other won't. Sandra Bullock occasionally goes there,for example, Miss Congeniality but Nicole Kidman would never cop the pratfall. A wonderful performer. Great to see some of my favorite actors, Chris Sarandon & Cliff DeYoung notably.


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