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?
's father (and Danny DeVito's father in law) who appeared as a supporting character on Cheers with his daughter, can be seen in at least two views of the audience at the shareholder meeting during Danny's speech to the stockholders. 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
Since when do you have to be hungry to have a doughnut? It don't taste better that way.
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