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Disorderlies (1987)

PG | | Comedy | 14 August 1987 (USA)
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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orderly | debt | gambling | mansion | butt | See All (56) »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Bolnicarji na kolesih  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,707,980 (USA) (16 August 1987)

Gross:

$10,348,437 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The mansion used is the Clampett mansion from The Beverly Hillbillies (1962). 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

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

I Heard a Rumour
Performed by Bananarama
Produced by Stock, Aitken, Waterman
Bananarama appears courtesy of London Records and Polygram Records
Written by Mike Stock (as Stock), Matt Aitken (as Aitken), Pete Waterman (as Waterman),
Sara Dallin (as Dalin), Siobhan Fahey (as Fahey), Keren Woodward (as Woodward)
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Disordelies-- A masterful film; the Fat Boys at their best
1 November 2005 | by (Ok,United States) – See all my reviews

Not the #1 greatest movie I've ever seen, but certainly one of the best. It captures the true essence of rap music, with a mastery of cinematography, bringing us an American family classic. This one should truly with stand the tests of time. I'll have to admit when first faced with the decision to watch this movie I hesitated, but I then read the plot on back--finally a story line nobody's had the guts to attempt. Three orderlies ,(or disorderlies in this very hilarious case), are hired to take care of a cranky old rich man. I won't ruin all the twists and surprises.

I always thought of the Fat Boys as sub-par rappers, and probably terrible actors. Wrong about both. These guys are brilliant. They're the real pioneers of rappers acting,(Thank God for that).You're sure to watch this ground breaker dozens of times. You'll find yourself quoting some of the off the wall catch phrases, and you won't be able to quit singing their amazing version of the Beatles, "Baby Your a Rich Man."


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