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Twins (1988)

 -  Comedy  -  9 December 1988 (USA)
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A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is a short small-time crook.

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Beetroot McKinley
Marshall Bell ...
Webster
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Al Greco
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Granger
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Mitchell Traven
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Burt Klane
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Werner
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Bob Klane (as Thom McCleister)
David Efron ...
Morris Klane
Peter Dvorsky ...
Peter Garfield
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Storyline

Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an accident and is somewhat smaller in stature. Vincent is placed in an orphanage while Julius is taken to a South Seas island and raised by philosophers. Vincent becomes the ultimate lowlife and is about to be killed by loan sharks when Julius discovers that he has a brother and begins looking for him. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Only their mother can tell them apart.

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Comedy

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9 December 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Experiment  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$111,936,400 (USA)
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(DeLuxe)

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1.85 : 1
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Arnold Schwarzenegger had been wanting to do a comedy for years after several action movies; Twins (1988) was his opportunity. See more »

Goofs

When Julius is driving the Mustang for the first time and Vincent calls Julius on the cell phone to tell him to turn into the grocery store they are clearly on a busy boulevard. When Julius actually makes the turn, however, he is clearly turning off of a residential side street. See more »

Quotes

Burt Klane: [knocking at the door] Open up, Vince. Come on, we know you're in there, we just wanna talk to you.
Bob Klane: [Klane Brothers come bursting in] Howdy!
Burt Klane: [to Webster] Who are you?
Webster: That's not really important, is it? I was just feeding the cat and then I was gonna leave.
Burt Klane: [Firmly] I asked you a question.
Webster: Well who are you?
Bob Klane: We're the Klane Brothers. That's Burt, this is Morris, and I'm Bob.
Webster: Interesting gene pool.
Burt Klane: Don't cast aspersions of my family.
Webster: Oh I beg your pardon, but you're looking for Vince Benedict, right?
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References Rambo III (1988) See more »

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GREEN ONIONS
Performed by Jeff Beck, Terry Bozzio, Tony Hymas and Peter Richardson
Written by Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Lewie Steinberg and Al Jackson Jr.
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very fun movie
27 February 2002 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

I'm a big Arnold fan so I enjoy most of his films and this is easily the best comedy he's ever done, one of the best comedies ever period! It deserves a much higher vote than a 5.9 I'd give it a 9. Arnold has been living on an island with his teacher for all his life till he finds out he has a twin so he goes and finds him and together they get Devito out of trouble, ok I didn't tell the story well but the movie is just hilarious and fun to watch Arnold and Devito make a good team.


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