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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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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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PG | See all certifications »

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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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Referenced in Shakedown (1988) 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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Lots of laughs
21 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's an homage to the Three Stooges shorts in which they're hired by rich people and wind up destroying the mansion.

Two surprises, it's unexpectedly funny. I found myself laughing out loud at the outright silliness of it, and second, it's family friendly, at least the TV version I saw.

At this point in his career, Ralph Bellamy had been a movie star for 50 years, and it's easy to see why, he was hilarious, and he was game to look silly. Not a lot of 80 year old movie stars are willing to do that.

Good for a rental.


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