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Hot to Trot (1988)

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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Comedy | Fantasy

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26 August 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Don, un cavallo per amico  »

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$6,436,211 (USA)
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Trivia

After Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), Tim Burton was offered to direct, but declined. See more »

Quotes

Fred P. Chaney: Do you want a hamburger?
Don: No. Do you want a people-burger?
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Connections

Spoofs Cat's Eye (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
Written by Harry Warren and Al Dubin
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Great Comedy On Par With The Classics
22 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wish I still had this movie, I sold it but had watched it a lot back in the day. It has everything a good old Jerry Lewis movie would have. Bobcat's "character" is a combination of his old crazy Police Academy self, and a new sort of guy that wants to fit in and make it in society. There's a lot of great characters in this. Although it's predictable, the execution makes it worth the ride every time. It's not "viral" or anything. It's a hidden gem for people who appreciate the classics but also like it when things just get outright silly. The unexplained things that get written in to this kind of comedy make it what it is. This isn't going to impress any snobs who have never farted or talked in a funny voice. But it doesn't rely on toilet humor either. It's just right.


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