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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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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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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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Comedy | Crime

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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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Trivia

Actress Mercedes Ruehl co-starred in this movie released in the same 1991 year as The Fisher King (1991) where she won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award (Oscar). See more »

Quotes

Eddie Dash: [still holding the saxophone, Eddie looks around making sure no one sees, then bends down and turns off the boom box playing the saxophone music. He picks up his hat with all the change people have dropped in it and shakes it]
Eddie Dash: Hey Andy! Drinks are on the house!
[Eddie enters the bar]
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Richard Pryor's character says some profanity about the Tri-Star Pictures horse when the logo plays See more »

Connections

References Rain Man (1988) See more »

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CHARMING SNAKES
Written and Performed by Andy Summers
Courtesy of Private Music, a division of Private, Inc.
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Richard Pryor And Gene Wilder Once Again Work Well Together
23 October 2002 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

In this 1991 Tristar Pictures release, Richard Pryor once again portrays a con man and once again Gene Wilder is his costar. Their fourth collaboration may most likely be their last as Pryor's increasing signs of multiple sclerosis made filming extremely difficult for him to get through. It's a real shame in the world of contemporary film comedy as Pryor's possible cinematic swan song (if you don't count his cameos in two 1996 films, "Lost Highway" and "Trigger Happy") turns out to be one of his funniest films and best performances. Pryor portrays Eddie Dash, a con man who has just been released from prison but still has to serve time for community service. He is assigned to be a public escort for a pathological liar (Wilder) who has just been released from a mental hospital. What Pryor doesn't initially know about Wilder is that he is the pawn in a scam to claim a brewery inheritance. The two of them eventually wind up running for their lives when some greedy businessmen decide that they want to cash in on the fortune. Plenty of funny moments from the always dependable duo of Pryor and Wilder.


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