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Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)

 -  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 »

Goofs

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

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[to Arthur]
Hobson: If projectile vomiting ever becomes an Olympic event, you would do your country proud.
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Referenced in The Golden Girls: High Anxiety (1989) See 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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You know I like this better than the first one.
5 November 2001 | by (xxxx) – See all my reviews

To be honest, I sort of like this better then the first one! It's got some more humor to it and I think Liza Minnelli put some more effort in her role as the new Mrs. Linda Bach. At first, I think she was hesitant. She was probably thinking "This is going to be a stupid movie and the Academy is going to hate it. My fans will despise me! Why am I doing this?" And then, Liza thought, that there was this itty bitty chance that maybe her and Dudley could make the movie funny. Well, in the first one, they pulled it off. People wanted more of Arthur Bach and his hilarious antics as an alcoholic! Liza was mentally re-assured. "My fans need me for this," She must've thought. And she re appeared. In this movie, we see Arthur finally begin to GROW UP, something we never thought he could do. Linda wants a baby but Arthur's crazy fiancee and her father are at it again! It's then that Arthur realizes that he'd rather have Linda and the baby then the 75 million. Oh, and a very young Kathy Bates is in here too! This is definitely worth while. Better than the first. A 9!


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