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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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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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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 »

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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: We make passionate love the rest of the night. Whoever comes first, loses.
Kate Sullivan: [Disgusted] I think you're serious... How do you propose we write this up?
Lawrence Garfield: Carefully. Under the heading of, "Easy Come, Easy Go."
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Wonderfully Politically Incorrect
9 March 2000 | by (Fort Worth, Texas USA) – See all my reviews

Believe it or not, this is one of my all time favourite films. The speeches at the proxy fight by Jorgy" and "Larry the Liquidator" are sensational. I have not seen any movie that has done this better including Gordon Gecko's "Greed is Good" in Wall Street. I was applauding after I heard DeVito talking about fiber optics and obsolescence.


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