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Lunatics: A Love Story (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | September 1991 (USA)
In the seedy part of Los Angeles, a man who writes poetry has spent six months without leaving his apartment because of his paranoid delusions involving sadistic doctors, rappers, and ... See full summary »

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Hank Stone (as Theodore Raimi)
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Nancy
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Ray / Mad Brain Surgeon / Mikhail Gorbachev
George Aguilar ...
Comet
Brian McCree ...
Presto
Eddy Roumaya ...
Joker
Michelle Stacey ...
Billboard Woman
John Hardy ...
Mr. Jackson
Anna Aycox ...
Mailwoman
Carol Vernon ...
Mrs. Rabinowitz
Josefa Rigial ...
Mrs. Ramiriz
Philip A. Gillis ...
Desk Clerk
Reginald 'Motsi Ski' Abrams ...
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Robert 'M.C.' Lee Walker ...
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Wilbert Lawrence 'Duncan' Hines ...
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In the seedy part of Los Angeles, a man who writes poetry has spent six months without leaving his apartment because of his paranoid delusions involving sadistic doctors, rappers, and spiders. A woman who seems to jinx things by wanting to help is dumped by her boyfriend and finds herself penniless on the streets, and soon runs afoul of a local gang. Due to a telephone glitch, the man calls her at a phone booth trying to dial a "talk line" and invites her to his place. There they must help each other to overcome their respective problems. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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You have to be a little crazy to fall in love. Hank's downright insane.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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$650,000 (estimated)
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Bruce Campbell (Ray) also plays the Brain Surgeon who appears in Hank's nightmares and also voices Mikhail Gorbachev, who appears on the cover of Tempo magazine, although the lips of Gorbachev are actually those of Josh Becker. See more »

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Strangers in the Night
Music by Bert Kaempfert
Lyrics by Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder
Courtesy of Champion Music
Performed by Michael Dees
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Raimi, Raimi and Campbell, what more you need?
26 April 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The epitome of a Sam Raimi film, this movie is not for everyone. If you don't like Raimi's film making, stay away, but if you do you're in for a treat. Ted Raimi does a fine job as a quasi-sane recluse who just wants to be loved, but still has some psychological issues to work out.


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