Jimmy Dworski(Jim Belushi) is a criminal serving the last 48 hours of a jail sentence. He wins a couple of baseball tickets by calling a radio quiz show. With help of other inmates, he escapes to go watch the game. When by chance he finds the Filofax of executive Spencer Barns(Charles Grodin) who loses it while traveling on a business weekend. Jimmy finds cash, credit cards and the key to a big mansion. He jumps on the opportunity and starts posing as Barns. While the real Barnes is trying to find his Filofax he gets in all sorts of trouble. How will things turn out when the two finally meet? Written by
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Who says you have to play by the rules?!
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Production title was "Filofax"; however, the word is a registered trademark of the Leeds Filofax Group, and producers could not get permission to use it as the movie's release title. See more
When Jimmy is first checking out Walter's living room, and the TV is showing the news story about the prison strike, the announcer says "Let's talk to the Warden, Mr. Frank Toole, here at the Milton K. Prochek Correctional Facility". The announcer then starts out with, "Mr. Prochek..." and is never corrected by the Warden, or anyone else, even though the Warden's name is shown on his desk and his name tag as "Frank Toolman". See more
[after entering the mansion for the first time after finding the key and alarm codes in the filofax
Wow! I'm on fucking Dynasty!
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Written and Performed by T-Bone Walker
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