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Director:
Writer:
Leslie Dixon (written by)
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Release Date:
16 December 1987 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A cruel but beautiful heiress screws over a hired carpenter, who later is the first one to find her when she gets amnesia. Looking for a little revenge he convinces her that she's his wife. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
First-rate comedy See more (91 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Goldie Hawn ... Joanna Stayton / Annie Proffitt

Kurt Russell ... Dean Proffitt

Edward Herrmann ... Grant Stayton III

Katherine Helmond ... Edith Mintz

Mike Hagerty ... Billy Pratt (as Michael Hagerty)

Roddy McDowall ... Andrew

Jared Rushton ... Charlie Proffitt
Jeffrey Wiseman ... Joey Proffitt
Brian Price ... Travis Proffitt
Jamie Wild ... Greg Proffitt
Frank Campanella ... Captain Karl
Henry Alan Miller ... Dr. Norman Korman
Frank Buxton ... Wilbur Budd (Elk Cove)
Carol Williard ... Rose Budd (Elk Cove)
Doris Hess ... Adele Burbridge (Elk Cove)
Ed Cree ... Thud Gittman (Elk Cove)
Mona Lyden ... Gertie (Elk Cove)
Lucinda Crosby ... Waitress (Elk Cove)

Bing Russell ... Sheriff Earl (Elk Cove)
Richard Stahl ... Hospital Psychiatrist (Elk Cove)
Ray Combs ... Cop at Hospital (Elk Cove)
Marvin Braverman ... Doctor at Hospital (Elk Cove)
Tim Wright ... The Wright Brothers Band
Tom Wright ... The Wright Brothers Band
John McDowell III ... The Wright Brothers Band
Steven Walker ... The Wright Brothers Band
Israel Juarbe ... Engine Room Crewman (Yacht)
Robert Goldman ... Crew Helmsman (Yacht)
Keith Syphers ... Crew (Yacht)
Robert Meadows ... Crew (Yacht)
Julie Paris ... Grant's Girlfriend
Rielle Hunter ... Grant's Girlfriend (as Lisa Hunter)
Lisa Beth Ross ... Grant's Girlfriend (Tofutti Klein)
Erin Grant ... Grant's Girlfriend
Liz Stewart ... Grant's Girlfriend
Laura Fabian ... Grant's Girlfriend
Paul Tinder ... Coast Guard Captain

Scott Marshall ... Coast Guard Spotter Lucas
Bill Applebaum ... Coast Guard Friend

Don Thompson ... Coast Guard Guy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Hector Elizondo ... Garbage Scow Skipper (uncredited)

Garry Marshall ... Drummer (uncredited)
Blair Richwood ... Psychiatric Nurse (uncredited)

Sven-Ole Thorsen ... Olaf, Stayton Flunky (uncredited)

Directed by
Garry Marshall 
 
Writing credits
Leslie Dixon (written by)

Produced by
Nick Abdo .... associate producer
Roddy McDowall .... executive producer
Alexandra Rose .... producer
Anthea Sylbert .... producer
 
Original Music by
Alan Silvestri 
 
Cinematography by
John A. Alonzo (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Sonny Baskin 
Dov Hoenig 
 
Casting by
Joanne Zaluski 
 
Art Direction by
Jim Dultz 
James Shanahan 
 
Set Decoration by
Tom Bugenhagen 
 
Costume Design by
Wayne A. Finkelman  (as Wayne Finkelman)
 
Makeup Department
Kathryn Blondell .... hair stylist (as Kathryn L. Blondell)
E. Thomas Case .... makeup artist (as Tom Case)
Barbara Lorenz .... hair stylist
Bob Mills .... makeup artist
Elaina P. Schulman .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Michele Ader .... unit production manager
James Herbert .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nick Abdo .... second unit director
Matt Earl Beesley .... second assistant director
Katy Emde .... first assistant director
Paul Fonteyn .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Judy Cammer .... set designer
William D. Derham .... assistant property master (as William Derham)
Edward G. Fitzgerald .... leadman (as Ed Fitzgerald)
Andrew P. Flores .... labor forman
Walt Hadfield .... construction coordinator
George Hardwicke .... swing gang
Darrell Huntsman .... greensman
Pat LaTong .... swing gang
Tony Leonardi .... stand-by painter (as Anthony Leonardi Jr.)
Renaldo T. Paneque .... swing gang
Bob Santaella .... swing gang
Jerry Sargent .... construction foreman (as Jerry L. Sargent)
Tom Shaw Jr. .... property master
William James Teegarden .... set designer
James F. Walker .... construction foreman
Ron Yates .... set designer
 
Sound Department
Nicholas R. Allen .... utility sound technician
Lorna Anderson .... sound editor
Lon Bender .... supervising sound editor (as Lon E. Bender)
David Bifano .... audio programmer
Bruce Bisenz .... sound mixer
Jay Dranch .... sound editor
George Fredrick .... sound editor (as George Frederick)
Avram D. Gold .... sound editor (as Avram Gold)
Timothy A. Hoggatt .... rerecording mixer
Randy Kelley .... sound editor
Rick Kline .... rerecording mixer
Dave Kulczycki .... sound editor (as David Kulczycki)
Donald O. Mitchell .... rerecording mixer
Dan M. Rich .... sound editor (as Dan Rich)
Douglas J. Schulman .... boom operator
David Spence .... sound editor
Wylie Stateman .... supervising sound editor
Donald L. Warner Jr. .... sound editor (as Don Warner)
Jack Woods .... adr editor
Jack Keller .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Cathie Speakman .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Alan E. Lorimer .... special effects coordinator
Lambert Powell .... special effects (as Lambert A. Powell)
Richard Ratliff .... special effects (as Richard C. Ratliff)
Ralph Winiger .... special effects (as Ralph A. Winiger)
 
Stunts
Geoff Brewer .... stunt player
Hal Burton .... stunt coordinator
Charly Morgan .... stunt player (as Charly Marie Morgan)
Gary Pike .... stunt player
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Norman Ash .... lighting technician
Lester Boykin .... lighting technician (as Lester C. Boykin)
Bill Fleming .... second company grip (as William J. Fleming)
Steven W. Gage .... loader
Bud Heller .... key grip
Susan C. Ingram .... second assistant camera
Horace Jordan .... first assistant camera (as Horace B. Jordan Jr.)
Carol McCullough .... still photographer
Russell McElhatton .... camera technician
Chris Napolitano .... lighting technician (as Christopher C. Napolitano)
Brad Rea .... grip
Charles L. Sereci .... dolly grip
Stuart A. Spohn .... chief lighting technician
Ken Tosic .... lighting technician (as Kenneth Tosic)
Pernell Youngblood Tyus .... camera operator
Lance Wandling .... video playback operator
Don Whipple .... grip (as Donald E. Whipple Jr.)
Randy Woodside .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Randy J. Woodside)
 
Casting Department
Jack Lemos .... location casting
Toni Lemos .... location casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Antonio Martínez .... costumer: men (as Antonio Martinez)
Jennifer L. Parsons .... costumer: Ms. Hawn
Diana Wilson .... set costumer (as Diana Jones-Wilson)
Pamela Wise .... costume supervisor (as Pam Wise)
 
Editorial Department
Bobby Bell .... assistant editor
Terry Haggar .... color timer
Joe Mosca .... assistant editor
Angel Pine .... second assistant editor
Brian Ralph .... negative cutter
Mark Sadusky .... first assistant editor
Christopher Edward Wilding .... post-production assistant (as Christopher Wilding)
 
Music Department
Bill Bernstein .... assistant music editor
James B. Campbell .... orchestrator (as James Campbell)
Kenneth Karman .... music editor
Dennis S. Sands .... music scoring mixer
Joel Sill .... music consultant
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Frank 'Cat' Ballou .... transportation coordinator
Gregory Dultz .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Julie Anderson .... production assistant
Michael Birznieks .... production assistant: Ms. Hawn (as Michael S. Birznieks)
John Craig .... production accountant
Mary Daley .... assistant: Ms. Sylbert
Kimberly Felix .... production assistant
Jeane Fitting .... assistant: Mr. McDowell
Diane Frazen .... executive assistant: Mr. Marshall
Charles J. Gegen .... assistant: Mr. McDowell
Dennis Grisco .... head animal trainer
Jamie Lynn Grossman .... assistant: Ms. Rose
Irwin Hale .... production assistant
Penny Lee Hallin .... dialogue coach
Patti Hawn .... publicist
Deloris Claris Horn .... personal assistant: Ms. Hawn (as Deloris Horn)
Mario Iscovich .... location manager
Bridgette Kelley .... production assistant (as Bridgette F. Kelley)
Shane Kerwin .... production assistant
Michael G. Kierce .... craft service
Jain Lemos .... production secretary
Lawrence Miller .... visual consultant
John Moy .... craft service (as John S. Moy)
Julie Pitkanen .... script supervisor
Blair Richwood .... secretary: Mr. Marshall
Carolyn Rothstein .... production assistant (as Carolyn M. Rothstein)
William T. Schneider .... location manager
Rob Stevens .... production secretary
Russ Tanaka .... medic
Anita Terrian .... production coordinator
Zachary Weintraub .... production assistant
Karl A. Wickman .... helicopter pilot (as Karl Wickman)
Shari Cartun .... assistant production accountant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Joseph D. Amato .... thanks: liaison officer, USCG (as CWO Joseph D. Amato)
Morgan Cavett .... thanks
Andrew N. Czapowskyj .... thanks: commanding officer, USCG Point Evans (as Lt.JG. Andrew N. Czapowskyj)
Marv Dennis .... thanks
Reed Jopling .... thanks (as Captain Reed Jopling)
Marty Kurzfeld .... thanks
Barbara Marshall .... thanks (as Barbara Sue Wells)
Judy Rooney .... thanks
Dennis R. Washington .... thanks: owner of the motor yacht Attesa
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
106 min | 112 min (TCM print)
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Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
As of 2014, this is the second and last of two movies that real-life couple Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell appeared in together as co-stars. Their earlier collaboration was the 1984 film "Swing Shift".See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Annie and Dean are being helped into the Zodiac, the camera bounces due to a wave, and a causeway is visible in the background.See more »
Quotes:
Dean Proffitt:The best thing the doctor is to do is to take a bath and...
[yells]
Dean Proffitt:GUYS GET THE TURTLE OUT OF THE BATHTUB... and I will look for the pictures first thing in the morning.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Death Proof (2007)See more »
Soundtrack:
SEMPER PARATUSSee more »

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61 out of 66 people found the following review useful.
First-rate comedy, 3 March 2003
Author: grahamsj3 from United States

This is a comedy that doesn't suffer from time or repeated viewings. It has all the trappings of a true classic. The cast, Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Hermann and Roddy McDowall all put in good performances. The 4 child actors all do very well, too. The story is a funny one and it keeps me laughing. All in all, a very funny movie. I own it and will throw it in the DVD player every once in a while.

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