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Nothing But Trouble (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 15 February 1991 (USA)
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A businessman finds he and his friends the prisoners of a sadistic judge and his equally odd family in the backwoods of a bizarre mansion.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Judge Alvin 'J.P' Valkenheiser / Bobo
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Dennis / Eldona
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Valri Bromfield ...
Miss Purdah
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Mark
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Brian
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Sam
Peter Aykroyd ...
Mike the Doorman
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Dealer #1 (Artie)
James Staszkiel ...
Dealer #2 (as James Staskel)
Deborah Lee Johnson ...
Dealer #1's Girlfriend
Karla Tamburrelli ...
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Storyline

A financier [Chevy Chase] meets a spurned lover [Demi Moore] and agrees to take her to a business meeting. On the way there, they run a stop sign in a tiny town in the middle of nowhere. They are arrested and taken to the local court. But all is not as it seems: the courthouse and the "prison" are a maze of zany booby- traps and deadly contraptions. The antics of the captured couple as they try to escape from the mad judge and his bizarre family make up the rest of this unusual film. Written by Goth <brooks@odie.ee.wits.ac.za>

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All they wanted was a little getaway. All they got was nothing but trouble.

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15 February 1991 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$8,479,793 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The police badges, seen in the revolving frames on both sides of the Shire Reeve's bench, are actual badges from Dan Aykroyd's personal collection. See more »

Goofs

When Judge Valkenheiser is getting ready for bed, he removes a prosthetic nose/upper lip combo. In the next shot, when he is removing other appendages, his nose and lip are back. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Fausto: [as they leave a car and go into a building to a party] 20 minutes, hello, good-bye.
Renalda: Ok.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Fangs (2015) See more »

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Helen Claire
Written and Performed by Michael Kamen
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc. by arragement with Warner Special Products
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This movie supposed to be Stupid
7 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

This film is a comedy, what do you expect?? It supposed to be stupid and silly, that's the point. I can't believe anyone take this picture so seriously. This is a funny movie, maybe not the funniest film ever. It still a pretty funny movie. Relax and turn off your brain, you'll enjoy this movie.

I give this film 6.5 out of 10


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