Quick Change (1990)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  13 July 1990 (USA)
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Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dale Grand ...
Street Barker (as Dale Grand Esq.)
Bob Elliott ...
Bank Guard
Bank Teller
Ron Ryan ...
Bank Customer
Brian McConnachie ...
Bank Manager
Jack Gilpin ...
Yuppie Hostage
Jordan Cael ...
Rhe DeVille ...
Marya D. Dornya ...
Elizabeth A. Griffin ...
Connie Ivie ...


When a man dressed as a clown enters a bank and tries to rob it, no one takes him seriously at start. But as this New Yorker pulls this daring robbery with the help of his friends, it looks like leaving the bank with all the stolen money is the easy part! All they have to do now is make it out of the city and to the airport. They have plenty of time, but its not that easy as they seem to get out of one problem only to fall into another. Will they make before the cops catch up with them? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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The bank robbery was easy. But getting out of New York was a nightmare.


Comedy | Crime


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13 July 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

No tengo cambio  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)


$15,260,154 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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When original director Jonathan Demme became unavailable, writer Howard Franklin and producer Bill Murray couldn't agree on who would be a good director for the project. So they decided to do the job themselves. See more »


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Underrated Comedy Classic
26 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the best comedies I've seen. Bill Murray not only stars but directs this one, and he should be damn proud of his accomplishment. This movie is a laugh-fest.

You won't regret watching this one. The three main players are all in their apex. Murray is fantastic as usual and Randy Quaid is hysterical. Tony Shalhoub has a small but VERY memorable part.

This is one of those rare, great, infinitely "quotable" movies. There's irony, sarcasm, slapstick, you can find all kinds of humor here, and even some suspense to keep things interesting. This is great to watch with friends, there are a couple of scenes that will almost certainly make you spit your soda.

You want to laugh, watch this. Definitely an underrated comedy classic.


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