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Protocol (1984)

 -  Comedy  -  21 December 1984 (USA)
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The US needs to convince the visiting emir Khala'ad of Othar to allow an American military base in his strategic realm. Clueless nightclub waitress Sunny Ann Davis accidentally spots and ... See full summary »

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The US needs to convince the visiting emir Khala'ad of Othar to allow an American military base in his strategic realm. Clueless nightclub waitress Sunny Ann Davis accidentally spots and stops a terrorist shooting at the president and his royal guest. Her naive comments charm the press, so the State Department recruits her for its Protocol. She falls in love with charming Middle East desk chief Michael Ransome, who rather resigns then help trick her into a 'contact mission' to Othar, where the emir's plan with her unexpectedly stirs a revolution. Written by KGF Vissers

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Protocolo  »

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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

Sunny Ann Davis (Goldie Hawn)' position she got in government was as a Special Assistant to an Ambassador. The agency it was in was the Department of Protocol. The salary she was paid was $33,000 a year. See more »

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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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Closing credits: For you, Dad Love, Kink See more »

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Features The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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The Glamorous Life
Performed by Sheila E.
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Special Products
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above average comedy
11 August 2003 | by (DG, IL) – See all my reviews

PROTOCOL(1984) Goldie Hawn, Chris Sarandon, and Richard Romanus.

In this film, Hawn plays Sunny Davis, a ditzy cocktail waitress who becomes famous around america after she saves a man from an assassination attempt. She gets offered a job working at Washington D.C.

This was an above average comedy, but not as good as some of Goldies' other films.(such as Overboard, Housesitter, and Seems like Old Times)But i did laugh a lot. So if you enjoy a cute comedy, I would recommend this movie.

PROTOCOL: 6.4/10

PG; some sexual humor, brief language, and mild violence.


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