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Disorderlies (1987)

 -  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

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

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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Comedy

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Release Date:

14 August 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bolnicarji na kolesih  »

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$10,348,437 (USA)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Kool: [watching a couple of girls skinny dipping] What do you think?
Buffy: Too skinny.
Kool: Too damn skinny. You can see their bones and stuff, they look like bicycles. I want a woman that looks like a Cadillac.
Buffy: I know what you mean.
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Trying to Dance
Performed by Tom Kimmel
Produced by Bill Szymczyk
Tom Kimmel appears courtesy of Mercury Records
Written by Tom Kimmel
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A Good Solid Comedy Movie
26 February 2008 | by (Washington, USA) – See all my reviews

As you may know, comedy is the most difficult art form of all. To make people laugh, all people, young, old, white, Asian or black, male and female, is truly the finest art form. This movie pulls it off. You have some over weight young black orderlies who can not only laugh at themselves, but make you laugh with every line, every nuance and subtle gesture they conjure up in this movie. Ralph Bellamy plays the consummate straight guy and doesn't miss a beat, esp. at his age. My 15 year old son watched it once and we split our sides laughing. My son is 30 now and he asked me if I wanted to watch that movie with him again. "Yeah" I said. We could use more laughs. We could use more young actor/comedians, especially ones from our own minority groups here in the good ol' USA. This is a funny movie and its probably more hilarious the second time around.


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