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Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)

PG | | Comedy | May 1990 (USA)
A kindly but thieving shopaholic tries to turn her mistakes around, but does so by becoming a skilled computer hacker, something that could only get her into more trouble despite her goal to impress her beloved family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rosalie Greenspace
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Ray 'Liebling' Greenspace
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The Priest
Erika Blumberger ...
Rosalie's Mother
Willy Harlander ...
Rosalie's Father
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Schnucki Greenspace
Patricia Zehentmayr ...
Barbara Greenspace
Courtney Kraus ...
April
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Schatzi Greenspace
Lisa Fitzhugh ...
Greenspace Twin
Lori Fitzhugh ...
Greenspace Twin
David Denney ...
Kindi Greenspace
Dina Chandel ...
Herzi Greenspace
Ed Geldart ...
Burt
John William Galt ...
Bank President
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Storyline

Rosalie loves to shop too much to let a little thing like no money stop her. When the local shopkeepers no longer take her bad checks or bad credit cards, she's reduced to stealing from one family member to buy presents for others. It's looking pretty bleak until her daughter pushes her into buying a 'guilt gift' of a PC, complete with modem. Master shopper becomes master hacker, and Rosalie is back on top. Written by BA Jacobson <pcfe2151@cybercom.net>

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When You're $100,000 In Debt, It's Your Problem. When You're $1,000,000 In Debt... It's The Bank's.

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Release Date:

May 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rosalie Vai às Compras  »

Box Office

Gross:

$574,080 (USA)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Percy Adlon's third collaboration with Marianne Sägebrecht after Zuckerbaby (1985) and Bagdad Cafe (1987). See more »

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Follows Bagdad Cafe (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

He-i-ti, Ho-i-ti
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Performed by Brüder Kehm
Copyright 1976/1984 by H. Rehm Produktion
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Terrible, and yet wonderful!
25 April 2003 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

This film takes the word "quirky" to a whole new level. While it is a little dated now, due to advances in computers (and the fact that Rosalie's computer crimes would not likely happen today), it is such a monumentally freakish film that you just can't miss it.

How can you miss seeing the late Brad Davis in one of his most unlikely roles? And how can you miss seeing Judge Reinhold as a priest who keeps having to listen to Rosalie teling him of all her crimes? The mere spetacle of Germans in rural Arkansas is reason enough to see this fun little film. It has no big message, really, except poking fun of 1980's American consumerism, but the sheer wackiness of the family in this movie makes it a worthwhile diversion for a night when you could use a laugh.


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