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Pink Cadillac (1989)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 26 May 1989 (USA)
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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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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26 May 1989 (USA)  »

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En la pista de los asesinos  »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,408,593 (USA) (29 May 1989)

Gross:

$12,143,484 (USA)
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Trivia

Actress Frances Fisher said on being cast in this movie: "It was only a small role but it changed my life." See more »

Goofs

In several different scenes vehicles are shown being parked and left in the alleys between the casinos in Reno, Nevada. Due the chances for robbery as well blocking the egress and exit of emergency vehicles, this has not been allowed in many decades. In fact, one of the fastest ways to get your vehicle towed in the city would be to park in an alley and leave it. See more »

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Lou Ann McGuinn: Believe it or not: Roy was just about the coolest boy in San Bernadino. About 40,000 Heineken ago
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Referenced in Dostana (2008) See more »

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Two Doors Down
Written and Performed by Dolly Parton
Courtesy of RCA Victor Records
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Well Made But Dull
13 August 2005 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Like most people I guess, I'd never heard of this movie (it not getting a theatrical release in the UK). But I like Clint so when it came around on late-night TV...

The leads are excellent, the script is witty, but the direction plods. The first third is so slow it almost had me reaching for the off switch. (A Pink Cadillac that runs on Valium, is no fun ride, me thinks.) Still I hung on in there and am not disappointed that I did.

Eastwood's attempt at playing "characters" was vaguely cringe-worthy. Let's face it, his best role is playing Clint Eastwood. Even so, he still has enough charm to get away with trying. Bernadette Peters adds subtlety, humor and integrity to her role. The film is well made. It hangs together. It was just never worth a special trip to the cinema. But fine on DVD or video with wine and a pizza.


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