6.1/10
502
3 user 2 critic

Buy & Cell (1988)

Herbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Order: First Degree (TV Movie 2014)
Documentary | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Martial Artist Master Chris Crudelli is a man on a mission: to recruit an elite group of fighters to join a secret society called The Order.

Director: Patrice Baillargeon
Stars: Chris Crudelli, Patrick Wuori
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The sister of a former U.S. Green Beret, is involved in a love affair with a mobster, endangering seriously her life. His brother will make his best efforts to save her from her boyfriend ... See full summary »

Directors: Steve DiMarco, Paul Ziller
Stars: Billy Blanks, Roddy Piper, Bobbie Phillips
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Rowdy Roddy Piper and Sonny Chiba battle an army of immortal ninja warriors.

Director: Dan Neira
Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Roddy Piper, Meg Foster
Tough and Deadly (Video 1995)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Elmo Freech is a private investigator and was contracted by John Portland, a CIA agent who suffers amnesia, in oder to reveale a dubious case of drug smuggling in which are involved big ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Cohen
Stars: Billy Blanks, Roddy Piper, Richard Norton
The Caller (1987)
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

One night, unusual stranger in need asks a woman living alone in a house in the woods if he can use her phone. It soon becomes clear that they're playing a strange mind game and that there's something very wrong about the woods.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Madolyn Smith Osborne
No Contest (1995)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Andrew Dice Clay takes over a hotel during a beauty pageant taking several pageant contestants hostage since one of them is a rich senator's daughter.

Director: Paul Lynch
Stars: Shannon Tweed, Robert Davi, Andrew Dice Clay
Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

After a nuclear war, the survivors are divided between horribly mutated beings who live on desolate reservations and fertile women who are searching for scarce virile men in order to multiply and start a new human society.

Directors: Donald G. Jackson, R.J. Kizer
Stars: Julius LeFlore, RCB, Roddy Piper
Body Slam (1986)
Comedy | Music | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!)... See full summary »

Director: Hal Needham
Stars: Dirk Benedict, Tanya Roberts, Roddy Piper
Shepherd (1998)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

In a post-apocalyptic underground society ruled by rival religious cults, Dakota is working as an assassin, or "Shepherd" for The Church of Miles. He has been given an assignment to take ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hayman
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Roddy Piper, David Carradine
Jungleground (1995)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Roddy Piper portrays a police Lt. working undercover in the so-called Jungleground. His sting operation goes bad and as a result he is caught. Young Odin, his captor and would be drug lord ... See full summary »

Director: Don Allan
Stars: Roddy Piper, Torri Higginson, Peter Williams
The Bad Pack (1997)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Mexican immigrants in a small Texas border town, under attack by a local militia group, hire a band of mercenaries to protect them.

Director: Brent Huff
Stars: Robert Davi, Roddy Piper, Ralf Moeller
Analyze This (1999)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A comedy about a psychiatrist whose number one-patient is an insecure mob boss.

Director: Harold Ramis
Stars: Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Harold Bradley ...
Detective
West Buchanan ...
Muncy
...
Herbie Altman
Tony Carroll ...
Duke
...
Wolf
...
Reggie's Mother / Head Ceo
Lise Cutter ...
Dr. Ellen Scott
...
Sonia (as Geretta Giancarlo)
Mickey Knox ...
Arthur
John Leamer ...
Newscaster
...
Warden Tennant
...
Cowboy
...
Raoul
Gary Shuman
Robert Sommer ...
Reggie
Edit

Storyline

Herbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the inmates want his help. To manage all the money, he forms CON INC. and runs it from the prison under the noses of the warden and the guards. But when the IRS and SEC begin to investigate this successful company, it looks like he may be in trouble again. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The story of inside finance See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 June 1988 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Börtöntőzsde  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Roddy Piper is credited as "Cowboy". Piper, throughout much of his first stint in the WWF was a heel (villian) whose bodyguard was a wrestler named "Cowboy" Bob Orton. See more »

Goofs

When Wolf fires off his shotgun in the yard during the fight. It is pointed directly at an inmate who is hanging from the wall to get a better view. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credits scroll over a scene with the warden being pestered by his crazed cell-mate VCR See more »

Connections

References From Beyond (1986) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Buy it or sell it! Best of all, TRASH IT!
20 December 1998 | by (Suffolk, Virginia) – See all my reviews

Your hard life will never be complete without another stupid comedy movie from the late 80s that offers plenty of terrible nonsense. Michael Winslow didn't provide enough of the usual noises he was famous for in the POLICE ACADEMY series, which didn't matter at all. Everything else is substandard as always. Before investing interest in BUY & CELL, consider watching Comedy Central's lame-duck movies and decide for yourself.


2 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?