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Bernard and the Genie (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  13 December 1992 (USA)
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Bernard Bottle, a mild mannered art buyer, is fired by his greedy boss, abandoned by his girlfriend and discovers a genie in an old bottle. The genie immediately embraces the modern world and helps Bernard on the side.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Josephus the Genie
John Gabriel ...
Wizard
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Bernard Bottle
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Denis Lill ...
Frank Kepple (as Dennis Lill)
Beaux Bryant ...
Nurse
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Kevin
Andrée Bernard ...
Judy
Melvyn Bragg ...
Himself
Janet Henfrey ...
Miss Purse
Marcia Ashton ...
Miss Temple
Sheila Latimer ...
Bernard's Mother
Sally Geoghegan ...
Waitress
Angela Clarke ...
Carrie (as Angie Clarke)
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Himself
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Storyline

An art dealer befriends a genie whom he frees from a lamp which he has been imprisoned with by an evil wizard for 2000 years for the accidental death of the evil wizard's daughter when the art dealer is fired by his greedy and corrupt boss. Written by Daniel Williamson

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Trivia

The ninja turtle Leonardo, brought to life by the Genie, is portrayed in this film for the last time by David Forman, who played the role in 1990's 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', but was replaced for the sequels. See more »

Goofs

When Josephus takes Bernard flying on his magic carpet for the first time, he says "The real skill is in the landing". Supposedly they crash-land in a back alley full of bins and rubbish, creating a huge mess. However, the prop-explosion that blows up all the bins is visible because they are all neatly stacked at the first moment when the camera shot shows the alley where they "landed". See more »

Quotes

Bernard Bottle: But now, I'm as happy as Michelle Pfeiffer's underpants.
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References Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) See more »

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Truly one of the best.
4 November 2000 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is truly one of the best movies I have ever seen. It is incredibly funny from start to end. Though it is rather short, it is never boring. It keeps your attention throughout the film with it's good story-line and keeps you laughing until the end. It will also keep you smiling well after it is over. Watch this film whenever you need to cheer up, laughter is the best medicine and this is the morphine of film.


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