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Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Mystery | 3 February 1989 (USA)
Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.

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Mrs. MacIntyre (as Michelle Goodger)
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Harry is the latest generation of the Crumbs, famous and extremely talented detectives. Unfortunately talent seems to have skipped a generation and Harry is reduced to "gumshoe" work at a remote branch of the Crumb detective agency. Back at headquarters, Crumb executive Elliot Draison hatches an evil plan which requires the inclusion of an incompetent detective. With Harry Crumb on the case Draison thinks everything will run fine for him. Despite his best efforts Crumb actually makes some headway in the case... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Nerves of steel. Body of iron. Brain of stone.

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Comedy | Mystery

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3 February 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Vem är Harry Crumb?  »

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$10,982,364
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Trivia

The amount of the ransom money was US $10 million. See more »

Goofs

When Vince and Helen drive towards the dumpster where Elliot parked, part of the camera crew is reflected in the rear view mirror right before Vince's face comes into view. See more »

Quotes

Helen Downing: I hate being poor.
Vince Barnes: Agh... we've still got each other babe. - singing - They say our love won't pay the rent; before its earned our money's all been spent. I got you babe... woah, hey, now... I got you babe.
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Referenced in The Holiday (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

On Your Side Tonight
Music by Michel Colombier
Lyrics by Kathy Wakefield
Produced by Michel Colombier
Performed by Richard Martin-Ross (as Richard Martin Ross)
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Great hilarious film!
1 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film is a great one!John Candy is so great in the film! Annie Potts, Jeffrey Jones,Shawnee Smith,Tim Thomerson,and Barry Corbin were all very good in it as well!I just love the scenes where Candy is in disguise! If you like the above cast then check it out soon!


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