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Movers & Shakers (1985)

PG | | Comedy | 3 May 1985 (USA)
Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of ... See full summary »

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Joe Mulholland
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Herb Derman
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Saul Gritz
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Nancy Derman
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Livia Machado
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Marshall
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Freddie
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Robin (as Peter Marc)
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Ray Berg
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Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of a best-selling sex manual "Love in Sex". Enlisting the help of depressed screenwriter Herb Derman and rather off-centre director Sid Spokane to try and come up with an idea or two, Joe soon wishes he was not one of those people who always try to keep their promises. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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MGM initially refused to pay for the picture nor release it, because 'it was not of first-class technical quality' and 'does not reflect the screenplay'. See more »

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The huge prop dinosaur that is mounted on the lawn of the movie studio lot changes position in respect to nearby buildings several times throughout the film. See more »

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Features It Happened One Night (1934) See more »

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I've Realty Got to Have You
Written by Ira Nepus
Performed by Deloreze Harnage
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A Golden Turkey
24 February 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is surely one of the worst movies ever made. A comedy without a single laugh. The stupidity of the script, blame Charles Grodin for the entire film, is amazing. Steve Martin's performance was low, even for him. In short, awful and without redeeming features.


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