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Quick Change (1990)

 -  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

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

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Comedy | Crime

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13 July 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

No tengo cambio  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,260,154 (USA)
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Debut theatrical feature film as a producer for actor-comedian Bill Murray. This picture remains [to date, September 2013] the only ever cinema movie where Murray has acted as a producer. See more »

Goofs

When Grimm the Clown enters the bank doors with the security guard, he lets go of the balloons which float behind him. He then opens his jacket, revealing the dynamite strapped to his body. Immediately after, the balloons are shown tied to his wrist as he enters the bank's main area. There was no time allowed in that scene for him to re-tie the balloons to his wrist See more »

Quotes

Chief Rotzinger: All we've got going for us is the city. Our only hope is they're mired down in the same shit that you and I have to wade through every day.
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References The Amazing World of Kreskin (1972) See more »

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Baila Mi Ritmo
Written by C.Valdes/B.Coteaux
Performed by Irakere
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Unappreciated Gem of a Comedy
22 May 2002 | by (las vegas, nevada) – See all my reviews

Bill Murray stars as a bank robber with a unique plan - he'll rob the bank dressed as a clown, but carry out the money taped to his body - and those of his two accomplices - "hostages" who have been released as a sign of good faith as certain potential getaway vehicles (2 helicopters, a motorcycle, a city bus, and a monster truck) are provided. The plan works perfectly as the gang makes their escape from the bank in plain sight.

Then things go wrong.

The movie contrasts the perfect execution of a difficult task - robbing a bank, and then getting out and past the police, with the terrible execution of a simple task - getting to the airport in time to catch a flight. In both stages, Murray provides the kind of humor associated with him, taking nothing seriously even in the tightest of situations.

Jason Robbards provides an excellent contrast, as a chief of police who refuses to be outwitted by a smart-mouthed bank robber in a clown suit, who escaped from right under his nose.


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