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An average kind of guy who has a slight problem with gambling goes to the track, and mystically, it seems as though he can't lose, no matter how he bets; and he has an incredible day. Written by
The name of Looney (David Johansen)'s cat was "June Bug" whilst the name of Vibes ('Joseph Walsh')' dog was the nineteen year old "Evangeline". See more »
The cashier calculated the potential winnings from the last wager on the odds BEFORE the bet. A wager that size would have made the horse the odds-on favorite resulting in a profit of just the minimum payoff of five cents on the dollar. See more »
The 4 horse! Nobody bets the 4 horse, Trotter. The 4 horse is a joke. They let little kiddies on the 4 horse to have their picture taken."
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I love, love, love, love this movie! I have probably watched it beginning to end 25 times and never tire of it. Probably the only other comedy I have seen as many times is Blazing Saddles.
Dreyfuss, Garr and Johansen and especially Tilly are great. I couldn't think of anyone else playing these parts.
This is the type of movie that gets lost on the shelves of your local video store. The actors are solid, but not stars, and the movie is not geared to the "moron" crowd. But it constantly delivers belly laugh after belly laugh.
And to think it's just a little story about a guy at the track that is "having a very good day"!
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