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Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery.

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Clue is a movie about 6 guests, a butler, and a maid, who are all involved in the murders of 6 people. The guests all meet at Hill House, where you learn that Professor Plum works in D.C., where everyone else lives. Colonel Mustard is a client of Miss Scarlet, who is the ex-employer of Yvette, the maid, who had an affair with the husband of Mrs. White, etc. When Mr. Boddy, who is blackmailing each guest, gives the guests each a weapon, he tells them they should kill Wadsworth, the butler, to avoid being exposed. With Mrs. Peacock's craziness, and Mr. Green's clumsiness, the whole group finds themselves tangled in a web of murder, lies, and hilarity. Written by Ali Harton

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13 December 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Clue: The Movie  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$3,149,676 (USA)
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Trivia

The film featured three endings, five bodies, six weapons and seven suspects. This is featured in one of the tag-lines for the film but as there are six murders, one for each weapon, there are actually six bodies not five. See more »

Goofs

When Yvette is showing everyone the open cupboard, a boom mic is reflected on the left side of the cupboard. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Wadsworth: Is everything ready?
Yvette: Oui, Monsieur.
Wadsworth: You have your, um, instructions.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits begin with "Clue" game cards that are flipped over to reveal pictures of the main characters and the names of the actors that played them. See more »

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For She's a Jolly Good Fellow
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Performed by Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean,
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Would anyone care for fruit or dessert?
17 February 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Like Clockwise, this is just a movie I've always found very funny. Superbly casting some superlative film talents into the board game roles of Colonel Mustard et al, this throws the greatest over-actor of them all in as the butler and lets rip. The murders start to pile up, getting sillier and sillier (three cheers for the Singing Telegram Girl!) The pace picks up, so that about half an hour before the end the butler starts to exposit and virtually never stops. Oh, and there are three endings, just for good measure. And the last line is an all-time classic.


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