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Coupe de Ville (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 9 March 1990 (USA)
Three brothers, a sergeant, a troublemaker and a dreamer meet for the first time in five years. They have met to drive home a car their father bought for their mother's 50th birthday. ... See full summary »

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Buddy Libner
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Tammy
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Betty Libner
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Uncle Phil
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Fred Libner
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Dr. Sturgeon the Cadillac Surgeon
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Rick
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Billy Sturgeon
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Professor Kloppner, Eastbrook Academy
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Garage Worker
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Three brothers, a sergeant, a troublemaker and a dreamer meet for the first time in five years. They have met to drive home a car their father bought for their mother's 50th birthday. During the long ride home they get to know each other once again. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A comedy for everyone who ever struggled to love a brother...or strangle one.

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Comedy | Drama

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9 March 1990 (USA)  »

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Wild Boys  »

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$715,983 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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River Phoenix was offered the role of Bobby, but he turned it down. See more »

Quotes

Buddy Libner: We had sex!
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References Splendor in the Grass (1961) See more »

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Louie Louie
Written by Richard Berry
Performed by The Kingsmen
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Excellent
12 September 1999 | by (Gloucester, England) – See all my reviews

This is one of those films that slipped by virtually unnoticed. It's a shame because this film is one of best comedies I have seen.

Stern, Dempsey and Gross are excellent as the squabbling brothers who drive a Cadillac Coupe de Ville from Motor City to Miami for their mother's birthday.

They get into lots of scrapes along the way, most on the actual car. Their fight about the Louie Louie song is a classic.

Funny and poignant. 10/10.


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