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Car Trouble (1986)

 -  Comedy  -  28 February 1986 (UK)
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In the throes of a midlife crisis, a man buys a new Jaguar, and it immediately becomes his new love. What he doesn't know is that his wife is as attracted to the Jaguar salesman as he is to the car.

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Jacqueline
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Gerald
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Kevin (as Vincenzo Ricotta)
Stratford Johns ...
Reg Sampson
Hazel O'Connor ...
Maureen
Dave Hill ...
Bill
Anthony O'Donnell ...
Frederick
Vanessa Knox-Mawer ...
Judy Monk
Roger Hume ...
Mr. Hollybush
Veronica Clifford ...
Mrs. Hollybush
Laurence Harrington ...
Mr. Standish
John Blundell ...
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Jeff Hall ...
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Roy Barraclough ...
Man with Dog
Sheila Bernette ...
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In the throes of a midlife crisis, a man buys a new Jaguar, and it immediately becomes his new love. What he doesn't know is that his wife is as attracted to the Jaguar salesman as he is to the car.

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Hearts Of Fire (Car Trouble)
Written by Jim Steinman
Performed by Meat Loaf
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One joke film that fails to fire up
22 October 2002 | by (Sydney) – See all my reviews

What on earth were Ian Charleson and Julie Walters thinking when they signed on for this piece of sub-Carry On drivel? Perhaps the script looked different, or maybe the paycheck silenced all doubts. Whatever, this would have to be the most desperate, telegraphed (not to mention medically impossible) one trick pony I have ever seen involving a prodigal waste of otherwise reliable comic talent. If this film were a car, it would be a Morris Marina


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