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Cadillac Man (1990)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  18 May 1990 (USA)
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Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (... See full summary »

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Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (he's two timing), a missing teenage daughter and an ex-wife. What more could go wrong ?.. a lot, enter a crazy jealous husband with a machine gun.. Written by Rob Hartill

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If tou can't trust a car salesman who can you trust? See more »

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Cadillac Man - Mister occasionissima  »

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$27,627,310 (USA)
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Trivia

The cemetery shown in the opening scenes is Mt. Zion Cemetery, in Maspeth, Queens, N.Y. See more »

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Credits show a character description "paparazzi" and lists one actor's name. Paparazzi is the plural masculine form of the Italian noun "paparazzo". Because there was only one photojournalist hoping for a picture of someone famous, the noun should be in the singular form in the credits. Therefore, the character's description should correctly be listed as "paparazzo". See more »

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[first lines]
Funeral Director: [funeral procession of cars is halted and the engine of the hearse is smoking] I don't know what's wrong with it! I thought you guys were supposed to service this thing!
Hearse Driver: I don't know why he didn't service it.
Funeral Director: Yeah, yeah, "I don't know".
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At the end of the credits of the cast, it says: Oh... and Elaine Stritch as the widow See more »

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References Mandingo (1975) See more »

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STAYIN' ALIVE
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Published by Gibb Brothers Music
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29 April 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Not Robin Williams's greatest movie by any stretch, but still pretty funny, "Cadillac Man" casts him as car salesman Joey O'Brien, whose life is falling apart. His marriage is in the toilet and he has to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. Just when it seems that things couldn't get any worse, angry husband Larry (Tim Robbins) hijacks Joey's lot. From there, it's mostly a series of gags.

This seems like the sort of movie that they just made for fun. And it is pretty fun. Don't expect any life-changing experiences from watching it (e.g., Williams doesn't launch into any wacky monologues); just sit back and enjoy. I don't understand how a previous reviewer thought that this movie relates to quantum mechanics (but then again, I don't know anything about quantum mechanics). Also starring Fran Drescher and Annabella Sciorra.


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