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Rhinestone (1984)

PG | | Comedy, Music | 22 June 1984 (USA)
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A country music star must turn an obnoxious New York cabbie into a singer in order to win a bet.

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Jake Farris
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Noah Farris
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Barnett Kale
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Freddie Ugo
Steve Peck ...
Father (as Stephen Apostle Pec)
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Russell Buchanan ...
Elgart
Ritch Brinkley ...
Luke
Jerry Potter ...
Walt
Jesse Welles ...
Billie Joe
Phil Rubenstein ...
Maurie
Thomas Ikeda ...
Japanese Father
Christal Kim ...
Japanese Grandmother
Arline Miyazaki ...
Japanese Mother
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Jake an aspiring singer from Tennessee comes to New York and finds herself working in club owned by a sleazy guy named Freddy. It seems Jake is under contract and Freddy doesn't want to let her go. So Jake makes a bet; that she can train anyone to sing and if she does, he lets her out of her contract. And the guy she has to train is cabbie named Nick. They go to her home in Tennessee and Jake tries to teach him but it's very tough. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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She's bet everything, and we mean everything, that she can turn this New York cabbie into an overnight sensation. He has other things in mind. But he's never had a trainer like this one! See more »

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Comedy | Music

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22 June 1984 (USA)  »

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El taxista caradura  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)
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Sylvester Stallone sings in this movie. This picture though was not the first film where Stallone was heard singing as he had sung the title song for his 1978 picture Paradise Alley (1978). See more »

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During the opening credits, the camera is reflected in the window of the helicopter they used to film the night-time scenery. See more »

Quotes

Jake: Do you play an instrument?
Nick Martinelli: Yeah, I can sorta play a couple of chords on this organ I have at home. Hey, I'll tell you what, why don't you come to my house and teach me a new song?
Jake: Go to your house, huh? I suppose that's so you can show me your organ, right?
Nick Martinelli: Why do you think I'm conning you? I tell you I really do have this big organ!
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Butterflies
Written and Performed by Dolly Parton
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This movie is just too funny!
1 September 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest Stallone comedies there is, if nothing else for the fact that Stallone is so bad at it! Imagine an NYC cab driver turned country & western singer? What could be better than that? Dolly provides a solid comedy performance as well. If nothing else check this out just for the laughs!


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