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It Takes Two (1988)

 -  Comedy  -  13 July 1988 (USA)
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Travis is due to marry Stephanie in a few days when he is convinced by beautiful saleswoman Jonni to buy a fancy sports car. The car looks good, but it turns out to be a piece of junk. ... See full summary »

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Travis Rogers
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Stephanie Lawrence
Kimberly Foster ...
Jonni tigersmith
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George Lawrence
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Wheel / Giuseppe's voice
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Joyce Rogers
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Dee Dee
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Dave
Bill Bolender ...
Judd Rogers
Jerry Biggs ...
Dolan
Scott Fults ...
Barry
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Walter
John Hussey ...
Preacher
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Bucholtz
Bill Thurman ...
Bus Driver
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Travis is due to marry Stephanie in a few days when he is convinced by beautiful saleswoman Jonni to buy a fancy sports car. The car looks good, but it turns out to be a piece of junk. Travis is determined to get satisfaction and he and Jonni hit the road to confront the crooked car dealer. Meanwhile, Stephi waits for her groom to show up at the wedding. Written by Anonymous

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13 July 1988 (USA)  »

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Wheel: The Constitution wasn't written on an etch-a-sketch, but every once in a while you gotta twist the knobs a little.
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Insultingly stupid rating here for a clean, entertaining and well made movie!
5 July 2002 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

Absolutely moronic user-rating for such a pleasant and well made little film which being in Australia, I have only ever known as MY USED CAR. It would lead one to believe that decency, LACK of vitriol, language and violence just doesn't sit well with today's viewing audience. I agree with whoever likened this to THE WEDDING SINGER. Both films promote a feel-good yet family-orientated slant on youthful zest and maybe even excess.

Just days before his wedding to Stephanie (and has ANYONE ever seen a prettier girl, let alone a BRIDE than exquisite cutie - Leslie Hope?) young Travis just HAS to have himself a new supercar...some kinda tricked-up Lambo look-alike the majority of which was "made in Taiwan!" His dreams turns to an outright horror-show when the car falls apart like a cheap suit. Time, he thinks to take it up to the shonky car dealership and its rat-bag owner!

While Stephanie and her long suffering dad, together with wall to wall guests line the church waiting with little expectation of ever seeing Travis again ("Never did trust that boy" intones her dad at regular intervals) our hero is living his revenge, with the help of the beautiful sales girl who persuaded him to buy the wreck in the first place. Will Stephanie have to take a back-seat to the new Jill-come- lately? Is someone else going to get heartbroken here? Will he make the wedding? Well, whaddya think?

I loved this film - any romantic would! if you don't like it - don't watch it! Realistically a 6.5! It doesn't AIM any higher!


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