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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
Lisa Kingston ...
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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orderly | debt | gambling | hip hop | wall | See more »

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Lapping up luxury and rapping up a storm

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Comedy

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14 August 1987 (USA)  »

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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

Sgt. Bledsoe: Now, you boys better talking some sense, or I'm gonna have to use the Florida lie detector.
Buffy: What's a Florida lie detector?
[a huge cop with a baseball bat enters the room]
Sgt. Bledsoe: A Florida lie detector is a 300-pound white man... with a baseball bat.
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Connections

Referenced in Big Business (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby You're a Rich Man
Performed by The Fat Boys
Produced by Paul Gurvitz
The Fat Boys appear courtesy of Tin Pan Apple/Polydor Records
Written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon
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Cheesy '80s Appeal
20 July 2006 | by (Manitoba, Canada) – See all my reviews

The Fat Boys (Mark Morales, Darren Robinson and Damon Wimbley) aren't exactly the Marx Brothers. Heck, they're not even the Ritz Brothers. But their first (and last) big screen adventure (as stars, at least) still manages to hold enough appeal to be watchable.

The former rap stars play bumbling orderlies hired on the hope their incompetence will speed up the passing of the wealthy Albert Dennison (the amiable Ralph Bellamy). Albert's nephew, you see, has some nasty debts to pay off. But the plan backfires when the boys and their antics breath new life into the old man. Never laugh-out-loud funny, and sometimes lame, "Disorderlies" is saved by its cheesy, uniquely '80s appeal. If you perked up at the phrase "cheesy, uniquely '80s appeal", then this one's for you.


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