This time Zucker and Abrahams are spoofing, most notably, Elvis films and WWII spy movies. Val Kilmer stars as Nick Rivers, a handsome American 50s-style rock and roll singer. While performing in East Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful heroine and becomes involved with the French Resistance. Written by
Did You Know?
In the shot of the newspaper headlines, announcing that "Rivers To Play East German Festival" two other headlines appear: "Scientists Prolong Orgasm To Double Figures" and "Meteorite Lands Near Baby". See more
When the conductor speaks to Nick in German on the train at the beginning of the film, Nick translates that they're at the East German checkpoint. However, East Germany (The GDR) didn't exist until 1949. See more
[on train at checkpoint
Where are they taking him?
Colonel von Horst
They are not taking him anywhere.
[gunshot is heard off screen
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References The Third Man
By Jay Livingston
and Ray Evans See more