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Nothing But Trouble (1991)

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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 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 ...
Dealer #2's Girlfriend
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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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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$8,479,793 (USA)
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The worst film ever created
13 June 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This was, without any exception, the single worst experience I ever had in a theater. This movie not only makes no sense, it doesn't have any redeeming qualities. Only see this movie if you hate yourself and are desperately seeking ways to punish yourself.

this is HORRID. you will want to end your life rather than finish this movie. (and i assure you, the ending is so bad, you'll wish you hadn't waited till the end).


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