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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

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
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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

[Buffy and Kool are in a squad car being driven to a unknown destination by the huge cop and the racist Sgt. Bledsoe]
Buffy: Uh... look mister officer, Sergeant Bledsoe, sir. I want to point out an unfair situation here.
Huge Cop: [turns towards them] Shut your fat ugly face!
[both Buffy and Kool look at each other with dread]
Buffy: Kool, we gotta find a way to get away... now. These guys are gonna kick our asses, man!
Kool: Yeah, while we're gonna be hurt, Albert's gonna be dead!
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Featured in I Love the '80s Strikes Back (2003) See more »

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Big Money
Performed by Ca$hflow
Produced by Larry Blackmon
Ca$hflow appears courtesy of Atlanta Artists/Mercury Records
Written by Gaylord Parsons
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A film-making masterpiece! Four stars! This movie is PHAT!!!
7 December 2000 | by (pa) – See all my reviews

I just watched this movie last week, and it was one the greatest movies I've ever seen. I almost died laughing. The Fat Boys are not only funny but they are great actors too. They should all have won Oscars for their performances in this movie. Anthony Geary should have definitely took home the best Supporting Actor trophy. He did not even get nominated??? He gives a performance of a lifetime. This is Ralph Bellamy's second role as a millionaire in an 80's film. He earlier appeared in the much inferior "Trading Places". That film doesn't even hold a candle to this one.

The Fat Boys play orderlies who are put in charge of an elderly millionaire (Bellamy). His nephew (Geary) hires them in the hope that their incompetence kills his uncle and he can inherit the money. What an original storyline!! In an era of remakes and recycled plots, it is so refreshing to see something original.


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