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The Experts (1989)

 -  Comedy  -  13 January 1989 (USA)
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When Travis and Wendell are kidnapped while on their way to opening a nightclub in rural Nebraska. The KGB spy Cameron Smith takes them to the U.S.S.R. instead with the intention of ... See full summary »

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Travis
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Wendell
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Bonnie
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Jill
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Yuri
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Illyich
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Jones (as Brian Doyle Murray)
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Mr. Smith
Mimi Maynard ...
Mrs. Smith
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Aunt Thelma
Rick Ducommun ...
Sparks
Steve Levitt ...
Gil
Tony Edwards ...
Nathan
Jack Ammon ...
Doc Benson
Marc Reid ...
Billy Smith
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When Travis and Wendell are kidnapped while on their way to opening a nightclub in rural Nebraska. The KGB spy Cameron Smith takes them to the U.S.S.R. instead with the intention of teaching KGB agents to be hip like Americans. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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13 January 1989 (USA)  »

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A Febre Regressa  »

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$169,203 (USA)
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John Travolta and Kelly Preston first met on the set of "The Experts" and later married. See more »

Quotes

Travis: [about the citizens of Indian Springs] Where are we gonna put them? They can't stay at my place.
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References Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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Everybody Party Big Time
By Morris Stewart (as Morris "Butch" Stewart), John Patterson & Brenda Mitchell Stewart
Performed by Grand Staff
Courtesy Warner Bros. Records Inc. by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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The "dance" alone, is enough to watch this movie.
9 April 2000 | by (Louisiana, USA.) – See all my reviews

While the movie wasn't that great, the dance between Travolta and Preston is worth watching this movie 10 times in a row! H O T is the only word to describe Preston. It was a fun movie, but not Oscar material. I would recommend the movie, but don't sit down thinking it is going to be the best you have ever seen.


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