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Up Your Alley (1989)

 -  Comedy  -  1 April 1989 (USA)
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Vickie Adderly is an enterprising young newspaper reporter looking for that big story to boost her career. A chance encounter with an adventurous drifter leads her into a world she never ... See full summary »

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Vickie Adderly
Murray Langston ...
David
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Sonny Griffin
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Marilyn
Johnny Dark ...
Nick
Jack Hanrahan ...
Joe
Glen Vincent ...
Lance
Melissa Shear ...
Pauline
Kevin Benton ...
Fish
Yakov Smirnoff ...
Russian Man
Kent Perkins ...
Detective
Vic Dunlop ...
Alex
Leopoldo Mandeville ...
Chetis
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Maitre De
Mert Rich ...
Waiter
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Vickie Adderly is an enterprising young newspaper reporter looking for that big story to boost her career. A chance encounter with an adventurous drifter leads her into a world she never imagined... on the streets of L.A. Suddenly, her days are filled with a cast of colorful characters, including Marilyn, an eccentric femme fatale, and a bewildered Russian. Add the attentions of a handsome admirer and it's easy to see how Vickie gets her story and a whole lot more in this charming romantic fable. Written by Anonymous

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Vickie Adderly: I'm sorry, I don't know your name.
Nick: Call me by my nickname.
Vickie Adderly: Ok, what's your nickname?
Nick: Nick.
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Lively cast buoys low-budget comedy-thriller
25 September 2005 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Finally, a decent Linda Blair movie! Blair is very charming in this lightweight, nothing-budget comedy about a novice reporter out to get the scoop on the homeless in her community, disguising herself as an unfortunate and falling in league with loner Murray Langston (terrific) and needy, chatty Bob Zany (equally good). A fresh, funny movie that probably didn't need the sub-plot about a killer on the loose; however, the concluding events are tied up nicely and Blair and Langston turn out to be a wonderful on-screen match. Langston in particular proves to be a sharp, smart comedian. Available on VHS, and well worth a viewing. **1/2 from ****


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