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The Night Before (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  15 April 1988 (USA)
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Winston Connelly wakes up in the middle of the night in an alley with no idea of how he got there. Nor does he know where in Los Angeles he is or why he is wearing a beat-up tuxedo. Through... See full summary »

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Tara Mitchell
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Tito
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Lisa
Morgan Lofting ...
Mom
Gwil Richards ...
Dad
Chris Hebert ...
Brother
Michael Greene ...
Capt. Mitchell
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Burly Waitress
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Danny Boy
Israel Juarbe ...
Attendant (as Israel Jurabe)
Charles Grueber ...
Customer (as Charles Gruber)
Michael Strasser ...
Tuff #1
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Tuff #2
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Winston Connelly wakes up in the middle of the night in an alley with no idea of how he got there. Nor does he know where in Los Angeles he is or why he is wearing a beat-up tuxedo. Through a series of flashbacks, he remembers that he was sidetracked on his way to the prom the night before. In the meantime, he has to figure out what happened to his wallet, his car keys, his date, and why a pimp named "Tito" wants him dead. Written by Christine Sai-Halasz <sai@mit.edu>

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You lost your father's car. Sold your prom date. And a guy named 'Tito' wants you dead.

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Dylan McDermott auditioned for the role of Winston Connelly. See more »

Quotes

Lisa: You took Tara into a SEWER?
Winston: Yeah, only for a couple of seconds.
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I Smell Trouble
Written by Don D. Robey (as D. Robey)
Performed by Ike & Tina Turner (as Ike and Tina Turner)
Courtesy of MCA Records
Published by Duchess Music Corp. (MCA) (BMI)
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Interesting, fun film
13 August 2003 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie on a pay channel over 10 years ago. It begins with a very young Keanu Reeves waking up in an alleyway after a night of heavy drinking. He is wearing a dirty prom tuxedo with no memory of what he did with his prom date. The film unfolds in a series of clue searching and memory flashbacks in which Reeves slowly pieces together exactly what happened.

To my pleasant surprise, I found myself totally engrossed in the film within the first 5 minutes! At the time, I had no idea who Keanu Reeves was, so my interest in the movie was totally unbiased by his fame.

I truly enjoyed this movie for just what it was...a fun movie to watch. Nothing too deep or meaningful here.

I especially enjoyed the cameo by George Clinton.


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