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Another You (1991)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  26 July 1991 (USA)
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George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eddie Dash
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George / Abe Fielding
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Elaine / Mimi Kravitz
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Rupert Dibbs
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Gloria
Phil Rubenstein ...
Al
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Therapist
Billy Beck ...
Harry
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Tim
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Phil
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Walt
Kandis Chappell ...
Gail
Elsa Raven ...
Volunteer
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Nurse
Norman Glasser ...
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George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire Abe, Eddie wants to take advantage of the situation. Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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One lies for fun. The other lies for money. Now that's teamwork.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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26 July 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Uno miente, el otro engaña  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,865,916 (USA)
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Originally scripted as taking place in New York City. The movie prepped for two months and shot 6 weeks in New York. On the last night of location filming, Peter Bogdanovich received a phone call from his agent at about midnight letting him know he was being replaced as director. After reviewing footage with the replacement director, it was determined that none of the New York footage was usable and the script was rewritten to be shot entirely in Los Angeles. See more »

Quotes

Rupert Dibbs: Listen, I want to know who you are, and I mean Right Now!
Eddie Dash: Well who the fuck are you?
Eddie Dash: Elaine?
Eddie Dash: Look, I'm Abe Fielding's BEST FRIEND asshole!
Rupert Dibbs: Oh come on!
Eddie Dash: What, you think you can just come in here and talk to me like I'm shit?
Rupert Dibbs: You wouldn't even know Abe Fielding if you were talking to him! Elaine?
Eddie Dash: Wait, are you Abe Fielding?
Rupert Dibbs: No I'm not. Elaine? I'm Rupert Dibbs, I run Abe Fielding's business.
George: [...]
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George saying: Don't ever call my friend a "shithead" again, OK? See more »


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THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU
Written by Harry Warren & Mack Gordon
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Somewhat of a step in the wrong direction for the Pryor / Wilder movies...
26 September 2013 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

There was always a certain charm and dynamic energy to the teaming up between Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder, however "Another You" never really kicked into gear and went up to where their other movies together were. And it was a shame.

Gene Wilder is the main focus here in this movie, and Richard Pryor seems a little bit put into the background, not really given a chance to put in his full repertoire.

The story told in "Another You" is about Eddie Dash (played by Richard Pryor) who is a con artist who ends up having to do community work and look after George (played by Gene Wilder) as he is released from the asylum. George is a pathological liar and is really good at it, and the confusion becomes even bigger when people treat him as Abe Fielding, a rich entrepreneur and business man.

For a Pryor / Wilder movie, then the comedy is fairly weak and seems much more toned down compared to their other movies. As such, then "Another You" isn't really as enjoyable as their other collaborated movies.

There is a good ensemble of actors and actresses starring in "Another You", I will say that much. And people did good jobs with their given roles.

"Another You" is a part of the Pryor / Wilder legacy, yes, but individually, then this is the weakest of their collaborated movies. But still, it is entertaining enough for a single watching.


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