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Illegally Yours (1988)

PG | | Comedy | 13 May 1988 (USA)
Called up for jury duty, Richard Dice finds his first crush and only real, but unrequited love, on trial for murder. Richard desperately tries to prove Mollys innocence while untangling a ... See full summary »

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Richard Dice
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Molly Gilbert
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Hal B. Keeler
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Suzanne Keeler
Marshall Colt ...
Donald Cleary
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Wally Finnegan
George Morfogen ...
Judge Norman Meckel
Linda MacEwen ...
Ruth Harrison
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Freddie Boneflecker
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Mrs. Evelyn Dice
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Andrew Dice
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Konrat
Howard Hirdler ...
Harry Crumrine
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Sharon Woolrich (as L.B. Straten)
David Reeves ...
Arnie (Blackmailer)
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Storyline

Called up for jury duty, Richard Dice finds his first crush and only real, but unrequited love, on trial for murder. Richard desperately tries to prove Mollys innocence while untangling a complicated web of murder, blackmail and perjury, and still trying to win over the girl of his dreams. Written by Anonymous

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What's a little blackmail, burglary, perjury and murder amongst friends? See more »

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13 May 1988 (USA)  »

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Ilegalmente tuya  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$259,019 (USA)
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Was originally set to be released by De Laurentiis Entertainment Group but acquired by United Artists due to DEG's financial problems and bankruptcy. See more »

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Richard's nametag changes dramatically between shots, going from looking new to being wrinkled with bent corners. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Evelyn Dice: I used to worry about my kids if they came home late at night. But today, as I saw my eldest son on the news exposed as a common criminal, I felt nothing.
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References Animal Crackers (1930) See more »

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One Wish
Performed by Johnny Cash
Written by Earl Poole Ball & Peter Bogdanovich
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Silly slapstick crazy 80s comedy
28 November 2015 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

The 80s was Rob Lowe's decade; member of the Brat Pack, and the golden boy of cinema. Whilst usually cast just as the pretty boy, a sex-toy, Illegally Yours cast him as the silly, love-sick goof, who bumbles his way through a far-fetched silly murder cover-up from the point of view of a juror who was in love the suspect at junior school. The film is wall-to-wall one-liners, funny slapstick, slips and trips and Lowe falling over a lot. I've watched it a lot of times and it still makes me giggle, and there are lots of comedy set pieces; Lowe dressed as a woman in high heel slippers, the fantastic sunglasses disguise scene, his nervy rushing around, the crazy car chases and daft over-acting. It's not a film to take seriously, it's meant to be loopy and flying all over the place and I love it. It's not a 6/10 film as in superb cinematography but it's just a hoot. Every character is overblown, Colleen Camp and all the ensemble case are a caricature, funny, and I just love this film. It's one of my favourite comedies and they don't make them like this anymore – it's not rude, no bad language and really quite innocent. Turn back time and enjoy.


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