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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

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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Storyline

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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The Mexican flower woman at the airport who cries "Flores! Flores para los muertos!" is a tribute to A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) in which a Mexican flower woman cries the same phrase outside Stanley Kowalski's apartment. It also could be a reference to Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), another film about a bickering couple. See more »

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Reflected in window of subway car during opening pan across the riders' faces. See more »

Quotes

Loomis: I saw a sign! Phyllis!
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References My Fair Lady (1964) See more »

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Tive um coração, perdi-o
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Performed by Amália Rodrigues
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Consistently funny for the most part, although the end sort of drags along...
26 February 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Funny remake starring Bill Murray, Geena Davis and Randy Quaid as down-on-their-luck thieves who rob a bank and then have a hard time getting out of NYC. Funny from beginning to end. Well, almost. The last twenty minutes or so seem to drag a bit. But I loved the first 3/4, and the opening sequence is tremendous!

Bill Murray is very funny and Randy Quaid is a likable goofball. Geena Davis manages to impress but the real star is Murray, as always. All in all a pleasant way to spend an evening and certainly a memorable comedy--if a slightly uneven one.

4/5 stars.

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