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Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)

Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a coded message from an unknown source. After decoding the message, Terry becomes... See full summary »

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Lady Sarah Billings
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Storyline

Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a coded message from an unknown source. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring. People are killed, and Terry is chased. Throughout she remains in contact with this unknown person, who needs Terry to help save his life. Written by Rob Hartill

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10 October 1986 (USA)  »

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Knock, Knock  »

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$25,587,804 (USA)
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Trivia

After principal photography finished, Penny Marshall wanted to shoot some pick-up shots in New York. She asked Gian-Carlo Coppola, her daughter Tracy Reiner's ex, to be the cameraman. Unfortunately, Coppola died in a boating accident before the filming date. The New York re-shoots were canceled, but Coppola got a 'special thanks' in the end credits. See more »

Goofs

When Terry is using the phone booth to find Lady Sarah she is standing to the left of Cole's Restaurant (famous for French Dip Sandwiches). Two times during the phone booth scene she comments that she is in New York & she runs past Cole's again while escaping the NYPD later. Unfortunately, Cole's is located at 118 E. 6th St, Los Angeles, CA. See more »

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Male Broadcaster: [click] ... House has issued a series of clarifications of several of the President's statements at his nationally televised news conference last night. In addition to responding to a question about abortion with a three-minute answer about taxes and confusing his Attorney General with his Chief of Staff, the President apparently forgot that Hawaii is a State, referring to it as, "one of our strongest allies in the Pacific." A White House spokesman explained that the President had ...
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Soundtracks

Tales of the Vienna Woods, Op.325
(uncredited)
Composed by Johann Strauss
[At the British Consulate ball]
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an awesome, funny moview
31 January 2003 | by (missouri/United States) – See all my reviews

If you like Whoopie, you'll love this movie, full of fun and action. The stunts are wonderful and of course, Whoopie is delightfully funny. Recommend highly for a night of fun and laughs. Id give it a 10 star.


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