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My Chauffeur (1986)

R | | Comedy | 24 January 1986 (USA)
A free-spirited young woman (Deborah Foreman) upsets the status quo at a stuffy Brentwood limousine service.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Battle (as Sam Jones)
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O'Brien
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McBride
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Witherspoon
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Bone
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Abdul
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Giles
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Johnson
Laurie Main ...
Jenkins
Stanley Brock ...
Downs
Jack Stryker ...
Moses
Vance Colvig Jr. ...
Doolittle (as Vance Colvig)
Ben Slack ...
Dupont
Elaine Wilkes ...
Colleen
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Storyline

A free-spirited young woman (Deborah Foreman) upsets the status quo at a stuffy Brentwood limousine service.

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He fell in love with the help... Beverly Hills will never be the same. See more »

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Comedy

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24 January 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi chófer  »

Box Office

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$3,883,652 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the beginning of the film, when O'Brien pulls up to the restaurant to deliver the letter to Casey, the act on the marquee next door reads "Penn & Teller". Penn Jillette and Teller have parts in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Casey stops the car so Cat Fight can get the panties from the "blue woman with the blue dog" it's broad daylight, even when Cat Fight and his girls get back in the car. When they drive away, it's completely dark. See more »

Quotes

McBride: Giles.
Giles: Yes, sir.
McBride: Get her a uniform
Casey: [Chasing after Giles] Hey, slow down. What's your problem? Where ya goin', Babe? It is "Babe", isn't it?
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Connections

Spoofed in Totally Awesome (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Scene I
, "Scene VI", "Scene VII"
Written and Performed by Michael Galasso
Courtesy ECM Records
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31 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Quite possibly the best film ever made! Okay, maybe i'm exaggerating but it's a really fun film filled with wacky characters and that distinct LA 80's feel.

What sets this film apart is the dynamic lead performance by Deborah Foreman (where have you gone, Debbie?) In terms of comic timing and just being so damn adorable she rivals Katherine Hepburn in Bringing Up Baby (a film which My Chauffeur most resembles)

David Baierd's direction keeps things brisk and light yet there are demented touches here and there which give the film a unique off-balanced vibe.

Check this film out if you can and expect a pleasant surprise. I'll re-watch it again and again and have a blast each and every time.


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