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Life Stinks (1991)

 -  Comedy  -  26 July 1991 (USA)
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A filthy rich businessman bets a corporate rival that he can live on the streets of L.A. without the comforts of home or money, which proves to be tougher than he thought.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Goddard Bolt
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Vance Crasswell
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Pritchard
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Sailor
Rudy De Luca ...
J. Paul Getty
Teddy Wilson ...
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Knowles
Matthew Faison ...
Stevens
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Willy
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Mean Victor
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Yo
Carmine Caridi ...
Flophouse Owner
Sammy Shore ...
Reverend at Wedding
Frank Roman ...
Spanish Interpreter
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Storyline

A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Release Date:

26 July 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Life Sucks  »

Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,102,526 (USA)
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Billy Barty played a character, Willy, whose name rhymed with his own first name. See more »

Quotes

[Bolt is delirious after losing his money and estate]
Goddard Bolt: I can get it all back. I was a financial genius. 1 and 1 is 2. 2 and 2 is 4. 4 and 4 is three. I still got it!
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References When Harry Met Sally... (1989) See more »

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Easy to Love
Words and Music by Cole Porter
© 1936 Chappell & Co. (Renewed)
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The best Brooks movie yet!
30 March 1999 | by (Riga, Latvia) – See all my reviews

The most hillarious and funny Brooks movie I ever seen. I can watch and re-watch the tape 100 times. I laugh my a** off and I cry on some moments. It is really good and funny movie, and if you like Brooks - this is a must! In short - Brooks (billionare) gets to the streets as homeless for 30 days in order to win the entire poor district from his competitor. The reality bites, but in the end - it is about warm relations between humans... Hightly recommend!


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