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Ford "Mr. Rock n' Roll Detective" Fairlane is experiencing problems, and it's not with the opposite sex. One of them is that all the rock stars pay him with drum sticks, koala bears, food ... See full summary »

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Ford "Mr. Rock n' Roll Detective" Fairlane is experiencing problems, and it's not with the opposite sex. One of them is that all the rock stars pay him with drum sticks, koala bears, food processors and bicycle shorts. Another one of them is that all his employers that want him to find a girl named Zuzu Petals get killed. Why didn't he become a fisherman's detective instead? A must-see for Andrew Dice Clay fans. Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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He's on the money, off the record, and over the top. See more »


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11 July 1990 (USA)  »

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$49,000,000 (estimated)

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$21,413,502 (USA)
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Ford's 'girl Friday' is named Jazz. In the recording studio scene is an 80's flat-topped comedian whose actual name is Jaz Kaner. See more »

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The level of juice in the blender. See more »

Quotes

Ford Fairlane: I'm so terrific I have my own toll-free number: 1-800-UNBELIEVABLE.
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References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »

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Last Time in Paris
Written by Chris De Garmo (as Chris DeGarmo) and Geoff Tate
Produced by Peter Collins
Performed by Queensrÿche
Courtesy of EMI
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Andrew "Dice" Clay, actor....

The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990) was a starring vehicle for Andrew "Dice" Clay. It was made to capitalize on his short mainstream career. After this film he made a concert movie that was shot in M.S.G. He's the only comic to ever sell out that arena. The movie follows Clay as he tries to solve a perplexing case, it has more twists than a pretzel. but not as interesting or satisfying. Can the Dice Man finish the case and get the girl or will he fall victim to the evil bad guy? Are you brave enough to watch Andrew "Dice" Clay try and carry as film? If you are then go out and watch "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane".

The director even shot the movie in widescreen, giving it the classy treatment. A cast filled with b-movie actors and t.v. stars ( Ed O'Neil, Robert Englund, Priscella Presely, Wayne Newton) and a few music stars as well. They do their best to try and living up the film but it's all old hat and tiresome. The movie is nothing more than a novelty act for the Dice Man.

For die hard Andrew "Dice" Clay fans. Others will either be bored or wont see what's all the hub bub.


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