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Pink Cadillac (1989)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  26 May 1989 (USA)
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Skip tracer Tommy Nowak is tracking Lou Ann McGuinn for a bail bondsman in California. Lou Ann is also being chased by her husband Roy McGuinn and his birth right/neo-nazi friends for ... See full summary »

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Skip tracer Tommy Nowak is tracking Lou Ann McGuinn for a bail bondsman in California. Lou Ann is also being chased by her husband Roy McGuinn and his birth right/neo-nazi friends for taking their counterfeit money. Nowak eventually captures Lou Ann in Reno, but agrees to stop at her sisters on the way back to see her baby. There she finds her husband and his whacked out friend. A struggle begins and Roy takes off with her baby. Now it's up to Tommy to get the baby back. Written by Anonymous

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It takes a real man to bring in a lady in a pink Cadillac.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Though also a director himself of a number of films by this time, actor-director Clint Eastwood though did not direct this movie. See more »

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(at around 31 mins) A boom mic's reflection can be seen in the car's window. See more »

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[Lou Ann borrows a tight-fitting dress]
Tommy Nowak: Sweetheart, if there's any justice on this planet, they'll never make you give back that red dress.
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There's a Tear in My Beer
Written by Hank Williams
Performed by Hank Williams Jr. and Hank Williams (as Hank Williams Sr.)
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc. and PolyGram Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Better Than Average Screwball Comedy
6 February 2004 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Q: What's hotter than a blond in a pink cadillac convertable? A: a blond in a pink cadillac convertable with a trunkful of money. So hot, in fact, she's got her hapless husband, his white supremist buddies and a bounty hunter on her trail.

This a true screwball comedy, not just because of the absurd situations and unlikely romance, but for its warmth, humor and intelligence. Some of the laughs are pure slapstick, others pure wit, but through it all, the lovers sparkle. Burnadette Peters, probably the best screwball actress of her generation, is a delight as the smart, silly Lu Ann. Eastwood displays a surprisingly light touch as the bounty hunter who gets drawn into the hurricane she's inadvertantly released.

If you're looking for the Great American Film, try Citizen Kane. If you want braindead humor, try Dumb and Dumber. But if you want a light, funny, sexy, smart flick, you might want to check out Pink Cadillac.


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