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 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
We're the same... We care more about the game than the players.
Written by Edgar De Lange
, Irving Mills
and Duke Ellington
Performed by Stéphane Grappelli
Courtesy of Polydor Gmbh See more