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Nothing But Trouble (1991)

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



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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Staszkiel ...
Dealer #2 (as James Staskel)
Deborah Lee Johnson ...
Karla Tamburrelli ...


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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Release Date:

15 February 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Git  »


Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,966,240, 18 February 1991

Gross USA:

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1.85 : 1
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Throughout the story, the speed limit in the Village is referenced as 50 mph. Chief Constable Dennis's set the radar gun to alarm when a driver exceeds 50 mph. When Artie speeds into the village, he passes a 55 mph sign. See more »


[first lines]
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References The Andy Griffith Show (1960) See more »


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Possibly the worse movie I have ever seen
15 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

I'm not one to criticize movies much...I like to give all movies a chance and like to look for the good in all of them, but really...this has got to be the worse movie I've EVER seen...honestly...The title basically says it all. My father bought this movie because of the actors in it, who were supposed great comedians, and because it was cheap. 1 word: disappointing...I have never watched such a lame, grotesque, pointless, boring movie...list goes on. Don't waste your time watching this, we didn't even finish it 'cus it was so horrible, and I think we ended out throwing the DVD away.

My rating, 0 of 10...if that's even possible...

~Ange Doré~

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