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Real Men (1987)

A womanizing CIA agent and an insecure insurance agent are paired together to make sure a deal goes through with aliens for the future of mankind.

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Cast

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Nick Pirandello (as James Belushi)
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Mom Pirandello
Bill Morey ...
Millard Cunard
Isa Jank ...
Dolly (as Isa Andersen)
Gail Barle ...
Sherry
Mark Herrier ...
Bradshaw
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Bob Wilson, Jr.
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Heather Wilson
Stephen Corvin ...
Russian Agent
Charles Walker ...
Mahoney
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Don Dolan ...
Ufoe
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Elderly Woman
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Storyline

Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and Belushi gets in touch with his sensitive side. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Real men don't hide from danger... they create it. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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25 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hombres de verdad  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$241,258, 27 September 1987, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$873,903
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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

During the clown fight in the alley, the glass with the presidential seal is concealed within a black pouch attached to Nick's pants on his left side. After the fight, it is attached to his right side. See more »

Quotes

Bob: Who Are Those Clowns?
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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One of the best GUY MOVIES ever!
21 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Very funny from beginning to end! I watch this movie over and over and enjoy it more every time. It's great to see the friendship and bonding develop between Belushi and Ritter as the movie progresses. And just when you think they have finally bonded, Ritter will make a run for it. and Belushi will convince him to stay. Some of the best scenes are when Ritter finally realizes his purpose, and the skills he has learned, and puts them to work, and when he finally realizes his mission and takes it seriously.

This movie is not only funny but also filled with lots of action.

Watch for the scenes with Belushi's "dad" and when Ritter clobbers the milkman.


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