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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.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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Release Date:

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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Trivia

The movie's dedication during the closing credits state: "This film is dedicated to Helen Scott". Sheila Benson of the Los Angeles Times reported that "the film is dedicated to a longtime associate of François Truffaut, the late Helen Scott, who first brought the book to the filmmakers' attention" whilst website Moviestack has stated "Helen Scott was an independent film producer and was the one who introduced Bill Murray to the book for which the film was adapted from". Moreover, in the later Murray movie The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), the character of Margot Tenenbaum (Gwyneth Paltrow) has a secret studio / apartment that she keeps under the alias name of "Helen Scott". See more »

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

Quotes

Phyllis: A real man? Who has to use a gun and hold people prisoner? You're not a man. You're a coward.
Hostage: She does not speak for the rest of us Mr. Clown. We think that you are quite brave and manly.
Phyllis: You big PUSSY! You're all a bunch of PUSSIES!
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Baila Mi Ritmo
Written by C.Valdes/B.Coteaux
Performed by Irakere
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28 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Many of the comments here are too enthusiastic, and some are far too critical. But a small group hit the nail on the head: this a very good film that is definitely worth watching. The highlight of the movie is the beginning, there is no doubt about that, but the rest is still good. While the relationships between the characters may seem "awkward" to some, they come off as very human, and not contrived. Human beings are awkward. The ending on the other hand, is a little contrived, and goes a little far in terms of just how much the viewer will believe. But it's not a bad ending and as another comment said, it is very exciting.

Very good script and very good acting. Funny, clever, exciting. I gave Quick Change an 8 out of 10, and I was even tempted to boost it to a 9.


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