Disorderlies (1987)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  14 August 1987 (USA)
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Three bumbling orderlies are hired to take care of an old rich man. Humorous mayhem follows.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Morales ...
Darren Robinson ...
Damon Wimbley ...
Winslow Lowry
Happy Socialite
Luis Montana
Albert Dennison
Jim Jackman ...
Orderly #1
Don Woodard ...
Orderly #2
Orderly #3
Nursing Home Owner
Kool's Mother (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
Buffy's Mother


Winslow needs money now to pay off gambling debts. If only his rich uncle Albert would die. But his orderlies are very good. Maybe by hiring three of the worst orderlies around, he can speed things up. Fortunately for him, he finds Markie, Buffy, and Kool, who have just been fired from their last job. With them around, he should have the money real soon. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Lapping up luxury and rapping up a storm




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Release Date:

14 August 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bolnicarji na kolesih  »

Box Office


$10,348,437 (USA)

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The mansion used is the Clampett mansion from "The Beverly Hillbillies". See more »


At one point the medicine machine goes off alerting the Fat Boys that it's time for Albert's medication. The time on it reads 8:15. Later that evening when Albert's in bed, the camera pans to a clock that reads just a few minutes after 8:00. See more »


Nursing Home Owner: [enters from the kitchen; angry tone] Who took the chocolate cakes? Buffy! Kool! Mark!
Buffy: [to himself] Damn!
Kool: [to himself] Shit!
Markie: [to himself] Busted!
Nursing Home Owner: Okay now, there were sixteen chocolate cakes in that refrigerator. Where are they?
Kool: [mumbling] I don't know.
Nursing Home Owner: I have had it up to here! This is the fifth time that's happened in a week.
Markie: [Markie, Buffy, and Kool are all pointing at each other saying] It was him.
Nursing Home Owner: Now, if any of you didn't do it, then who had the keys to the refrigerator?
Buffy: Not me.
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »


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Kick it up!
1 March 2008 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

Old school is never dead. Especially when you have "The Fat Boys". In the movie "Disorderlies" it's nonstop fun, and plenty of music, rhyme and reason to bolster the fun. Here you have three rotund orderlies from Brooklyn(The Fat Boys) who get canned and was spotted by the nephew of a rich man in Florida. The reason why he hired them so he can get his greedy hands on the fortune. While trying to adapt in the high life, the three orderlies put some "A" in the word attitude to the people there. Albert(Raplh Bellamy) gets to have fun with them. And when he started to act like them, the boys wished he would talk normal to them when he said "quit illin' you two". However, the trio made him feel young and alive. They never left their hometown flair behind, but they can live it up anyway. When the scheming nephew try to do away his uncle, the team of them and Albert foil the scheme. I don't think this was box office material, but it's great for home use. WORD! 3 OUT OF 5 STARS, Homeboy!

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