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
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Meet Larry the Liquidator. Arrogant. Greedy. Self-centered. Ruthless. You gotta love the guy.
Did You Know?
On the doc hollywood 1991 vhs, the first promo is of this film and Danny De Vito's beginning speech and the song it's money that I love by Randy Newman appeared in the promo trailer but not in the film. Ironically, Randy Newman's cousin David composed for this film. See more
When the envelope of the results is first seen, it is being handed over to the woman as a pink envelope. When she is reading the results, the envelope is yellow. See more
Up here we don't plan the funeral until the body is dead.
Referenced in New York at the Movies
I'm in the Mood for Love
Written by Jimmy McHugh
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