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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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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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$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

The name of the night-club where Sunny Davis (Goldie Hawn) worked as a cocktail waitress was "The Safari Club". See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Sunny Davis realizes she's been duped and the protest begins, she is wearing a skirt and heels. As she runs up the stairs and onto the roof, she's wearing sneakers. When they escape, she's in heels again. See more »

Quotes

Sunny Davis: I'm not yelling, I'm just speaking distinctly!
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Features PBS NewsHour (1975) See more »

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Hopeless Love
Performed by Phil Marsh and The Hopeless Lovers
Courtesy of Folkways Records (Tri Music, Inc.)
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Fun comedy
4 January 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"Protocol" is a hit-and-miss picture starring Goldie Hawn as a bubbly cocktail waitress who one night saves the life of a visiting Arab from an assassination attempt. The woman immediately becomes a celebrity, and gets a new job working for the U.S. Government. Will the corridors of power in our nation's capital ever be the same? Hawn is excellent as usual even though "Protocol" isn't as funny as her best film "Private Benjamin". But it's still a good movie, and I did laugh alot.

*** (out of four)


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