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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 ...
Mechanic 2
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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Only Ones
Written by Paul Gray and Phil Mogg
Performed by U.F.O. (as UFO)
From the album "Misdemeanor" (1985)
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Ok, well I rented this movie while I was bed ridden hopped up on pain killers, and let me say, It didn't help the film any.

The film is about a man who buys a car as he is going through a midlife crisis, he loves the car more than anything around him, one day his wife decides to borrow the car. Since I don't want to spoil (not that there was anything to spoil) I shall let your imagination figure out the "Zany" (and I use that word lightly) antics that follow.

I had to fight to stay awake through this snore a minute sleeper of a film, and I would like to say that if you are venturing to the movie store and are thinking about being adventurous, please don't, it's a waste of the film it was printed on.

Then again I could be wrong...


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