MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,947 this week

Nobody's Fool (1986)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  7 November 1986 (USA)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 608 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 7 critic

Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts she'd given away her baby ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 161 titles
created 08 Oct 2012
 
a list of 1016 titles
created 30 Sep 2013
 
a list of 8104 titles
created 19 Jun 2014
 
a list of 224 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Nobody's Fool" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Nobody's Fool (1986)

Nobody's Fool (1986) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Nobody's Fool.

User Polls

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Black Rainbow (1989)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Hodges
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jason Robards, Tom Hulce
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

In the 1960s, two hippies go off into the jungle to evade the FBI. When they come back to New York in the 1980s, their fellow hippie friends have become rich yuppies.

Directors: David Greenwalt, Aaron Russo
Stars: Cheech Marin, Eric Roberts, Julie Hagerty
Nobody's Fool (1994)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Benton
Stars: Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Makavejev
Stars: Eric Roberts, Greta Scacchi, Bill Kerr
The Aviator (1985)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.

Director: George Miller
Stars: Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette, Jack Warden
Gorp (1980)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A drug-oriented comedy about the wacky antics of a group of waiters at a summer camp in upstate New York. In HD.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: Michael Lembeck, Dennis Quaid, Philip Casnoff
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory).

Director: Richard Shepard
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, David Bowie, Eszter Balint
Fait Accompli (1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

In the eerie backdrop of the lousiana bayou, former inmate Frank(Michael Madsen, "Reservoir Dogs,"Donnie Brasco") sees the opportunity of a lifetime in the form of cursed cash... See full synopsis »

Director: Andrzej Sekula
Stars: Michael Madsen, Rosanna Arquette, Balthazar Getty
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Sondra Locke
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, George Dzundza, Devon Gummersall
Baby It's You (1983)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In 1966 New Jersey, Jill Rosen, a frustrated high schooler, is intrigued by an enigmatic new student known only as the Sheik. Sheik is an Italian whose primary interests are his car, Frank ... See full summary »

Director: John Sayles
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Vincent Spano, Joanna Merlin
Lonely Hearts (1991)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Alma, a lonely woman, falls for the conman who steals her money after seducing her. Frank doesn't want Alma around him, but he cannot do anything about the situation in case she goes to the... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lane
Stars: Eric Roberts, Beverly D'Angelo, Joanna Cassidy
White Lies (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Ken Selden
Stars: Julie Warner, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Terry Kinney
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Cassie
...
Riley
...
Pat
Jim Youngs ...
Billy
...
Pearl
Gwen Welles ...
Shirley
...
Kirk
Charlie Barnett ...
Nick
J.J. Hardy ...
Ralphy
William Steis ...
Frank
...
Jane
...
Mr. Fry
Ronnie Claire Edwards ...
Bingo
...
Linda
Scott Rosensweig ...
Winston
Edit

Storyline

Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts she'd given away her baby for adoption - and regrets it now. When a theater group from L.A. comes to the small town Buckeye, she meets stage technician Riley. Discreetly he starts wooing her... she likes him very much, but still has feelings for her former boyfriend Billy too. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Everybody loves somebody, somehow

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 November 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

En annorlunda tjej  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Gross:

$563,358 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Blood Massacre (1991) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An observant, empathetic, and well-detailed romance
19 January 1999 | by (Scotts Valley, California) – See all my reviews

I was immediately charmed by Nobody's Fool, and it was my first introduction to the widely versatile Rosanna Arquette. With its empathetic well-written effort to follow people trapped in their everyday lives, I believe the film can resonate inside many of its viewers. All cast characters are beautifully detailed and framed; everyone is likeable at one level or another. Again, viewers may "recognize" some of these people in their own lives. A brilliant cast reflects the highly observant screenplay very nicely.

Adding realism is a feeling that the lead role is a self-definition of Rosanna Arquette herself. This engaging factor gives the film a palpable third dimension of depth. I personally think it's her best film to date.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
dvd? halloweentowngirl
Hilarious Costumes! JKMerengue
Discuss Nobody's Fool (1986) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?