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My Chauffeur -- A free-spirited young woman (Deborah Foreman) upsets the status quo at a stuffy Brentwood limousine service.
My Chauffeur -- An unexpected love affair develops between a snotty Beverly Hills businessman and his spunky limousine driver!

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Director:
Writer:
David Beaird (written by)
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Release Date:
24 January 1986 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
He fell in love with the help... Beverly Hills will never be the same. See more »
Plot:
A free-spirited young woman (Deborah Foreman) upsets the status quo at a stuffy Brentwood limousine service. | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
A thoroughly enjoyable romantic comedy See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Deborah Foreman ... Casey Meadows

Sam J. Jones ... Battle (as Sam Jones)
Sean McClory ... O'Brien

Howard Hesseman ... McBride

E.G. Marshall ... Witherspoon

Penn Jillette ... Bone

Teller ... Abdul

John O'Leary ... Giles
Julius Harris ... Johnson
Laurie Main ... Jenkins
Stanley Brock ... Downs
Jack Stryker ... Moses
Vance Colvig Jr. ... Doolittle (as Vance Colvig)
Ben Slack ... Dupont
Elaine Wilkes ... Colleen

Diana Bellamy ... Blue Lady

Leland Crooke ... Catfight

Robin Antin ... Bimbo
Cindy Beal ... Beebop
Sue Jackson ... Boom Boom

Darian Mathias ... Dolly

Mark Holton ... Doughboy
Carlton Miller ... Amy
Stan Foster ... LaRue
Regina Hooks ... Charmaine
John Benjamin Martin ... Manager (as John Martin)
Leslee Bremmer ... Party Girl (as Leslee Bremer)

Jeannine Bisignano ... Party Girl

Sheila Lussier ... Party Girl
Vickie Benson ... Party Girl
Daria Martel ... Georgia
David Donham ... Dobbs

Daniel Hirsch ... Fryer

Jim Holmes ... Punk
Nick DeMauro ... Maitre d'
Carmen Filpi ... Mop Man
Robert Q. Lewis ... Businessman
Robin Nolan ... Mother with Baby
Kevin G. Tracey ... Butler
Rick Garia ... Stage Manager
Jacqueline Jacobs ... Party Animal
Jim Cushinery ... The Wigs
Marty Ross ... The Wigs

Valentine McCallum ... The Wigs (as Val McCallum)
Bobby J. Tews ... The Wigs
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew Causey ... Disc Jockey (uncredited)

Directed by
David Beaird 
 
Writing credits
David Beaird (written by)

Produced by
Michael Bennett .... co-producer
Marilyn Jacobs Tenser .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Hertzog 
 
Cinematography by
Harry Mathias (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Richard E. Westover 
 
Casting by
Paul Bengston 
David Cohn 
 
Production Design by
C.J. Strawn 
 
Set Decoration by
A. Rosalind Crew 
 
Costume Design by
Camile Morris  (as Camile Schroeder)
 
Makeup Department
Martha Reisman .... makeup assistant
Christa Reusch .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Steven J. Wolfe .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Scott Javine .... second assistant director
David M. Robertson .... first assistant director
Kelly Schroeder .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Brad Einhorn .... property master
Barry Franenberg .... property assistant (as Barry L. Franenberg)
Paula Elizabeth Gertz .... second property assistant
Jesse Moreno .... set dresser
R. Vincent Smith .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Dale Johnston .... supervising sound editor
Gregg Landaker .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert J. Litt .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Maslow .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Sollars .... boom operator
Don Summer .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
BJ Davis .... stunt double (as B.J. Davis)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Bonfield .... gaffer
Tim Bonfield .... electrician
Andreas Crawford .... best boy grip
Thomas Crawford .... apprentice grip (as Tom Crawford)
Ric Delgado .... electrician
Tony Friedkin .... still photographer
Jeff Goldenberg .... first camera assistant
Mark Hadland .... grip
George A. Hock .... electrician
Richard Mall .... dolly grip
Richard Mall .... key grip
Dayton Nietert .... grip
Randy Shanofsky .... second camera assistant
George Stephenson .... camera operator
Wayne Stroud .... best boy electrician
 
Casting Department
Beth Holmes .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nola Sharp .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Bob Bowman .... assistant editor
Colleen Byrnes .... apprentice editor
Jack Hooper .... negative cutter
 
Music Department
Matthew D. Causey .... music supervisor
Coy Owen .... music engineer
Richard E. Westover .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Mitch Borses .... driver: grip
Kelly Joe Dugan .... driver: honeywagon
Robert Esposito .... driver
David M. Ferrara .... driver
Jack Isgro .... transportation captain
Leo Mendoza .... driver: electrical
 
Other crew
Marybeth Blackburn .... production coordinator
Lupe Fernandez .... production assistant
Damita Jo Freeman .... choreographer
Suzan Lowitz .... script supervisor
Alan Z. McCurdy .... assistant to producers
Jeff McKay .... production assistant
Gary Moglovkin .... production accountant
Stephen Sharp .... assistant to producers
Linda Szymialis .... limousine coordinator
Steve Tobenkin .... locations: S.T.A. Locations (as Steven Tobenkin)
David L. Wolfson .... location manager (as David Wolfson)
Lisa Lee Morgan .... assistant: Mr. Beaird (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"My Chauffeur: Licensed to Love" - Philippines (English title)
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Runtime:
97 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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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, who of course, have parts in the film.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:What are you doing?
Casey:I came for a job.
McBride:This is Brentwood Limousines Ltd.
Casey:I know, I came to be a driver.
[the elder driver is getting visibly excited]
McBride:Madame, if you continue masturbating my driver, you are going to be a murderer.
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Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Totally Awesome (2006) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Don't Like Riding the BusSee more »

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12 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
A thoroughly enjoyable romantic comedy, 14 April 2001
Author: Will Campbell from Los Angeles, California

OK, so it's no epic piece of cinematic history, and sure it's a formulaic and derivative romantic comedy, but I still rank it as one of my all-time favorite films because it possesses a wonderful plot structure, engaging vignettes ("A blue lady with a blue dog! That's 20,000 points!"), well-drawn characters, witty dialog, a lot of heart and a lot of laughs - not to mention a finger-snapping, so-80s soundtrack from a seemingly never-to-be-heard-from-again band called The Wigs "My Chauffeur" is all-around well written and well realized. Watching this film, you can tell the people involved both in front of and behind the camera really put their imaginations and talents into crafting something special. Deborah Foreman is quirky-cute-cool as Casey Meadows, an aspiring limo driver who shakes up the stuffy status quo of Brentwood Limousine Company when she's hush-hush hired by its reclusive owner (E.G. Marshall). She faces the cold shoulders of all of the older male drivers, save for a paternal Irish gent (played marvelously by Sean McClory) who takes her under his wing. Sam Jones is marvelous as Battle Witherspoon, the dictatorial corporate suit who's all business and no pleasure - until he meets Foreman's Casey and slowly melts for her. The romance that ensues between them is surrounded by a wonderful cast of characters who populate the movie's tangental scenes, such as the one that features the film debut of Penn & Teller (as a con man and a Middle Eastern prince, respectively). Myself, I get a little choked up every time I see the scenes where Casey comes to the transportation rescue of a young man being berated by his girlfriend for not having a car, and where Battle finally realizes what a jerk he's been and commands his long-suffering, single-mom secretary to march down to human resources the following Monday and name her own raise. Touching, heartfelt, sincere stuff. Yeah, it's a fairy tale film filled with other little fairy tales, but that's what makes it so much fun. Even more fun: "My Chauffeur" has one of the most fall-down laughing drunk scenes I've ever seen. After Jones' character gets dumped by his girlfriend, he gets rip-roaring blotto in the back of Casey's limo. Chugging scotch, primal screaming and spewing venom he declares his freedom and commences to streak stark naked through a neighborhood park. In terms of sheer hilarity it rivals the scene in "The Money Pit" where Tom Hanks laughs himself into hysterics after the bathtub plunges through the bathroom and shatters on the first floor. It's just movie magic. As you can tell, I've seen this film a few times, and will undoubtedly see it a few more in my lifetime. But everytime I see it, there is some bittersweetness that manifests itself as the credits roll at the end as I ask myself "where are they now?"

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