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Release Date:
14 August 1987 (USA) See more »
Lapping up luxury and rapping up a storm
Three bumbling orderlies are hired to take care of an old rich man. Humorous mayhem follows. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Mark Morales ... Markie
Darren Robinson ... Buffy
Damon Wimbley ... Kool

Anthony Geary ... Winslow Lowry

Tony Plana ... Miguel

Helen Reddy ... Happy Socialite

Lisa Kingston ... Dealer

Marco Rodríguez ... Luis Montana

Ralph Bellamy ... Albert Dennison
Jim Jackman ... Orderly #1
Don Woodard ... Orderly #2

Charles Green ... Orderly #3

Joseph R. Sicari ... Nursing Home Owner

JoMarie Payton ... Kool's Mother (as Jo Marie Payton-France)

Linda Hopkins ... Buffy's Mother
Julie Cook ... Stewardess
Arline Moceri ... Lady on Airplane
Brian Moore ... Chauffeur
Don Hood ... Sgt. Bledsoe
Garth Wilton ... George the Butler

Troy Byer ... Carla (as Troy Beyer)
Tetchie Agbayani ... Lily
Yvette Holland Vasquez ... Lady #2
Sara La Porte ... Lady #3

Laura Hunter ... Roller Rink Singer

Donnie Simpson ... Roller Rink DJ
Robert V. Barron ... Funeral Home Director

Ray Parker Jr. ... Pizza Deliveryman
Sam Chew Jr. ... Doctor

Brant von Hoffman ... Electrician
Lisa Gallo ... Skinny Dipper #1
Julie K. Smith ... Skinny Dipper #2 (as Julie Smith)

Gary Carlos Cervantes ... Montana Man #1 (as Carlos Cervantes)
Joseph Whipp ... Cop #1

Terry Burns ... Cop #2

Rick Zumwalt ... Huge Cop
Ron Doyle ... Rolls Lawyer

Rick Nielsen ... Hijacked Car Driver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Gregory Holman ... Beer Delivery Man (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Schultz 
Writing credits
Mark Feldberg (written by) &
Mitchell Klebanoff (written by)

Produced by
Coral Hawthorne .... associate producer
George Jackson .... producer (as George A. Jackson)
Michael Jaffe .... producer
Lauren Jones .... associate producer (as Gloria Schultz)
Michael Schultz .... producer
Donna Smith .... co-producer
Charles Stettler .... executive producer
Joseph E. Zynczak .... executive producer
Doug McHenry .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Anne Dudley 
Jonathan Jeczalik  (as J.J. Jeczalik)
Cinematography by
Rolf Kestermann (director of photography) (as Rolf Kesterman)
Film Editing by
Ned Humphreys 
Casting by
Melissa Skoff 
Production Design by
George Costello 
Art Direction by
Maria Caso 
Allen Terry 
Costume Design by
Susie DeSanto 
Makeup Department
Chris Brice .... makeup artist (as Christina Brice)
N. Kristine Chadwick .... hair stylist
Devora Fischa .... makeup artist
Production Management
Donna Smith .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anthony Brand .... first assistant director
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... second unit director
Don Wilkerson .... second assistant director
Art Department
Jay Burkhart .... assistant to production designer
Marc Clark .... art department coordinator
Will Combs .... assistant to production designer (as William S. Combs)
Bob Danyla .... set dresser (as Robert Danyla)
Richard Bryan Douglas .... construction foreman (as Richard Douglas)
John Maskovich .... art assistant (as John D. Maskovich)
Damon Medlen .... assistant decorator
Dan Peterson .... assistant property master (as Daniel Peterson)
Cynthia C. Rebman .... set dresser (as Cynthia Rebman)
Linda L. Rebman .... assistant to decorator (as Linda Rebman)
Jon Reeves .... stand-by carpenter (as John Reeves)
Gary Schoeneck .... leadman
Danielle Simpson .... art assistant (as Dani Simpson)
Allen Terry .... construction supervisor
Gregory R. Wolf .... property master (as Gregory Wolf)
Jeffrey M. Zeitlin .... assistant property master (as Jeffrey Zeitlin)
Sound Department
Joseph A. Brennan .... technical engineer
John Brilhante .... dubbing recordist
Gary Dowling .... boom operator
Joaquin Elizalde .... assistant sound editor
Devon Heffley Curry .... adr editor (as Devon Heffley)
Lawrence Loewinger .... sound mixer
Don MacDougall .... sound re-recordist
Carl Mahakian .... sound editor
T.A. Moore Jr. .... sound re-recordist
Rocky Moriana Jr. .... sound re-recordist
Cathie Speakman .... sound editor
William L. Stevenson .... supervising sound editor (as William Stevenson)
Special Effects by
Greg Blocker .... assistant special effects
John Carter .... special effects supervisor
Bob Wasson .... creator: stuffed chauncey
Visual Effects by
Jeff Bruette .... computer graphics: Prism Graphics
Michael Adams .... stunts (as Mike Adams)
Geoff Brewer .... stunts (as Geof Brewer)
Bill Couch .... stunts
Donna Garrett .... stunts
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunts
Regis Parton .... stunts
Pat Romano .... stunts
Peter Stader .... stunts
Jerry Summers .... stunts
Jack Verbois .... stunts
Richard Washington .... stunts
Chuck Waters .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenneth C. Barrows .... first assistant camera (as Ken Barrows)
Chuck Colwell .... photographer: second unit
Loren Corl .... grip
Bruce Alan Greene .... Steadicam operator (as Bruce Greene)
Jonathan D. Guerra .... electrician (as Jon Guerra)
Greg Hoffman .... best boy grip
Peter Iovino .... still photographer
Marie Pedersen .... second assistant camera
Reinhart 'Rayteam' Peschke .... gaffer (as Reinhart Peschke)
Frank Scheidbach .... best boy
Roger Schweitzer .... video playback operator: Sync Lock
John Shoemaker .... electrician
Tom West .... key grip
Eric Whitehead .... grip
Kenneth C. Barrows .... underwater cinematographer (uncredited)
Casting Department
Edie Cornell .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michelle Kurpaska .... costumer
Meg Mayer .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Brian L. Chambers .... associate film editor (as Brian Chambers)
Susanne Gervay .... negative cutter
Brent Emil Schaefer .... assistant film editor (as Brent Schaefer)
Music Department
The Art of Noise .... performer: original score (as Art of Noise)
John Elizalde .... music editor
Transportation Department
David Jernigan .... transportation coordinator
Ronald Stinton .... transportation captain
Other crew
Dick Dubuque .... production accountant (as Richard Dubuque)
James N. Glenn .... project consultant
Patti Hawn .... publicist
Sarah Jackson .... production secretary
Rachel Jaffe .... production assistant
Betty Jarman .... assistant to producer
Geronimo Jones .... production assistant
Audrey Kennedy .... assistant: Mr. Jaffe
Samantha C. Kirkeby .... production assistant (as Samantha Kirkeby)
Joseph A. Liuzzi .... location manager
Michael McGinn .... production assistant
Karl Mitchell .... animal handler
Timothy Nimmer .... garbologist
Michael Pitt .... production assistant
Larry Steele .... assistant: Fat Boys
Lynda West .... concept consultant: Fat Boys
Pell Wimbley .... assistant: Fat Boys
Donald H. Winslow .... police liaison (as Don Winslow)
Solomon J. LeFlore .... production financing (uncredited)
Steven Ritt .... dog trainer (uncredited)
Robert Hyams .... special thanks
Ralph E. Winters .... special thanks

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86 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Iceland:L | UK:PG | USA:PG (certificate #28430) | West Germany:12

Did You Know?

The mansion used is the Clampett mansion from "The Beverly Hillbillies".See more »
Miscellaneous: 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 »
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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Still Great Fun Over Twenty Years Later!!!, 11 October 2009
Author: Ryan McLelland from Ewing, New Jersey

In an old school mood I spent a good weekend looking around for some great old school rap music. I was pleased to hear that Prince Markie Dee and Kool Rock were finally getting back together for a Fat Boys reunion album. Buffy, the largest of the group, died back in 1995 but it is nice for them to carry on the legacy of the group. There was Buffy recorded vocals for a comeback album that was planned during the nineties that never came about - so they those for the upcoming album.

ANYWAY I thought of Disorderlies - which I pulled off my friend's DVD shelf to watch. The Fat Boys stole the show in Krush Groove and their lighthearted humor would play out well for a starring feature. They landed Krush Groove director Michael Schultz who had, at that time, directed some classics like Car Wash and Cooley High (not to forget The Last Dragon) and Ralph Bellamy - who is usually known as 'one of the old dudes from Trading Places'.

The film was actually a very modest hit - making just a little more than 10 million dollars at the box office. Run-D.M.C.'s film, which came out just a year later, would only gross 3.5 million!!! Off the top of my head I went and looked up what Belly made in theaters - the film that starred Nas, DMX, and Method Man. Over 10 years later that film made just LESS than 10 million dollars. DMX you got PWNED by The Fat Boys Around 1987 was where Schoolly D, Public Enemy, and Ice-T were bringing their early gangster rap that would soon be solidified by N.W.A. The Fat Boys would see Disorderlies as one of their higher points as a group. They made a few more albums, the last one without Markie as he broke out to do a successfully early 90s solo career. And that would be it for the boys - at least moviewise. Sure this film isn't winning any awards but over twenty years later it is still FUN! Of course others have compared this the humor to The Three Stooges and perhaps owing a bit to The Marx Brothers as well. It's a welcomed comparison but the slapstick plays well with the Fat Boys.

So I was happy to rewatch the movie and enjoy the hell out of it. If you've never seen the movie or never even heard of the Fat Boys - it is really a treat to watch for the first time. The trio were amazing rappers and...while not great actors...made the most of a fun film. It almost makes you forgive Michael Schultz for directing Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. ... Almost.

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