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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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The movie is actually not the first but the second filmed adaptation of Jay Cronley's source comic-novel "Quick Change". The movie was made and released about five years after the first, Hold-Up (1985), starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Kim Cattrall, which had first debuted in 1985. Geena Davis played the Cattrall part in this movie. See more »

Goofs

Grimm shoots out the first camera from the left side of the camera yet we see the right side of the camera exposed after the gunshot. See more »

Quotes

Chief Rotzinger: Listen, I've had just about enough of your comedy, clown. We're coming in through the plate glass.
Grimm: Alright, I gotta hang-up now, because I gotta go kill everybody.
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References In Cold Blood (1967) See more »

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Tive um coração, perdi-o
Written by José Fontes Rocha
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.

  • John Ulmer



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