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Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 8 July 1988 (USA)
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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Trivia

The value of Arthur Bach (Dudley Moore)'s estate that he lost was US $ 750 million. See more »

Goofs

When Susan is on her father's boat during the party, her necklace disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

[to Arthur]
Hobson: If projectile vomiting ever becomes an Olympic event, you would do your country proud.
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Referenced in It's Like, You Know...: Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1999) See more »

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THE LOCO-MOTION
Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Performed by Kylie Minogue
Courtesy of PAL Productions, Ltd./Geffen Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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a Great feel good film with lots of laughs
25 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

This film is one of my all time greats, and has a feel good feeling. The relationship between Arthur and Linda is outstanding, despite their change of fortunes throughout the film. The humour in this film is similar to films like airplane, where you need to watch it several times to catch every quirk. Although Arthur plays an alcoholic, he is so likable that you cant help but feel sorry for him.


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