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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 ...
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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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Meet two big liars. See more »

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26 July 1991 (USA)  »

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Uno miente, el otro engaña  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,865,916 (USA)
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Maurice Phillips replaced Peter Bogdanovich as director. Bogdanovich was the movie's original director and worked on the picture for five weeks before being replaced. See more »

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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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References Rain Man (1988) See more »

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BE KIND TO YOUR WEB-FOOTED FRIENDS
Written by Tom Glazer
Based on "Stars and Stripes Forever" written by John Philip Sousa
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Only For the Fans of PRYOR/WILDER
2 December 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This being the last of the Pryor/Wilder Partnership, was a commercial and critical failure, However that said, it was always going be tough as Pryor's multiple sclerosis illness had become more serious and is very evident in the film. His usual fast and erratic luney behaviour is reduced to a very frail skinny man who is obviously in pain and trying very hard just to walk.This would of also have reduced the creative input that Pryor contributed to his films. All this aside, Wilder is actually very funny in the movie, his timing is excellent(especially the restaurant scene) and he carries the film well. Pryor is still funny at times but understandably has more of a supporting role.

A fan of the Pryor Wilder films should still definitely see this, there are many laughs,with some funny impersonation scenes with Kevin Pollack, but its one for people with a love for their comedy partnership. As a film on its own to an outsider it will more than likely disappoint.

It is available on DVD


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