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Hot to Trot (1988)

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Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at ... See full summary »

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Fred P. Chaney (as Bob Goldthwait)
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Don (voice)
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Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at the stock-market of Chicago. Written by Volker Boehm

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"When I talk, you're going to laugh yourself hoarse." See more »

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26 August 1988 (USA)  »

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Don, un cavallo per amico  »

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$6,436,211 (USA)
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Reportedly, when Bobcat Goldthwait was given a script of the movie, he wrote "Why would I do this?" on the cover. His agent responded by drawing a dollar sign over it. See more »

Quotes

Fred P. Chaney: [about the atrium in his new apartment] What is this a little yard?
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Referenced in Dabney Coleman Fever (2005) See more »

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If you liked Seabiscuit, you'll love Hot to Trot
12 August 2003 | by (Greencastle, IN) – See all my reviews

Seabiscuit is actually based on this masterwork. "The horse that couldn't win".... yep, that was Don before it was Seabiscuit... "The jockey no one wanted".... Goldthwait long before Tobey... "The obnoxious outsider owner"... Bobcat again. The big climactic race... yes, Seabiscuit fans, you HAVE seen it all before.

Hot to Trot was a film before its time. Dabney Coleman's performance is magical. Virginia Madsen's best performance where she kept her clothes on. And Candy is a master of horse dialects.

Two hoofs up! Ten stars! Fabulous! Mucilage!


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