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Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  8 July 1988 (USA)
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Arthur loses all his money, and his wife wants a baby.

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In this sequel to the 1981 hit movie, Arthur manages to lose his entire $750 million fortune. Will the former millionaire playboy be able to survive as a broke, unemployable alcoholic? To add to Arthur's problems, wife Linda's biological clock is ticking louder than ever, and she's pressuring him to start taking responsibility for himself. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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No Money. Still Funny.

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$14,681,192 (USA)
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The movie got Razzie nominated for Worst Actress - Liza Minnelli for her work in both this movie and Rent-a-Cop (1987) with Minelli actually winning the Worst Actress Golden Raspberry Award for both films. See more »

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When Arthur falls into the boiler room and crawls behind the machinery, the stunt performer stops when he thinks he's hidden, but his shoes and posterior are still visible to the camera. Even though we can still see him there, Arthur is already up and walking out of the place across the room from this. See more »

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Arthur: Yesterday I sold some blood at a hospital.
Hobson: Hospital? I should've thought a local distillery would have paid you much more.
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LOVE IS MY DECISION
(theme from Arthur 2 on the Rocks)
Performed by Chris De Burgh
Written by Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager and Chris De Burgh
Courtesy of A&M Records
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harmless fun and very touching
11 November 2005 | by (Angel City) – See all my reviews

Arthur 2 may just touch your heart. It touched mine. It's really a very sweet and charming film and it's unfortunate that it's so underrated. Arthur 2 made me smile, laugh, and shed more than a few happy tears. It's been said that the original Arthur didn't require a sequel, but it's a pleasure spending more time with the characters. 99% of the fantastic cast of the original returned for this one. It's especially wonderful to see more of Dudley Moore as Arthur. I love Arthur! There are plenty of funny, cute, and charming moments in Arthur 2. The moments with Hobson and Arthur at Christmastime are especially touching. I'm very happy that they made Arthur 2.


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