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Other People's Money (1991)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  18 October 1991 (USA)
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A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the ... See full summary »

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A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and enjoys the thrust and parry of legal manoeuvring as he tries to win her heart. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Meet Larry the Liquidator. Arrogant. Greedy. Self-centered. Ruthless. You gotta love the guy.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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18 October 1991 (USA)  »

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$35,682,090 (USA)
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Trivia

Danny DeVito refuses to eat junk food, so the donuts he eats in this film aren't fried, contain no sugar, and are fat-free. They were made to order by Mani's Bakery Cafe on Fairfax in Los Angeles. See more »

Goofs

When Kate first looks at the newspaper with Larry's full-page ad, there is a cigarette in her hand. In the next shot, the cigarette is gone. See more »

Quotes

Lawrence Garfield: Would you like a donut?
Kate Sullivan: No thank you. I'm not hungry.
Lawrence Garfield: Gotta be hungry to eat a donut? I never heard of such a thing.
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Referenced in Modern Family: Other People's Children (2014) See more »

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I'm in the Mood for Love
Written by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields
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DeVito can't miss
15 November 2000 | by (Lake Butler, Florida) – See all my reviews

Another Danny DeVito triumph. He always gives a strong performance. An excellent cast including Penelope Miller, Gregory Peck and Dean Jones. This film welcomes you to the real world of business take overs and DeVito pulls it off convincingly. Clever dialogue and good pace make for an entertaining film. I rated this an 8.


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