Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run the ballet. Written by
The producers of Airplane! and The Naked Gun invite you to a night of ballet. Fasten your seat belts.
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Did You Know?
In 1991, Paramount Pictures was preparing to release the film under the title "Lame Ducks" with a major ad campaign, playing up the fact that it was produced by David and Jerry Zucker who produced Airplane (1980) and The Naked Gun (1988), but when the brothers bailed on the project, the movie was shelved, the publicity campaign was scrapped and the title was changed to "Brain Donors". It was released in a few theaters to some positive reviews, but it really made it's money on home video where it has attracted a small cult following. See more
At the first party, Jacques is seen juggling scarves and is suddenly behind Flakfizer and then back juggling again. See more
Roland T. Flakfizer
So, do you enjoy being a cab driver?
Nah. As soon as I get my driver's license, I'm quitting.
Referenced in BASEketball
"THEME FROM 'NEW YORK, NEW YORK'"
by John Kander
& Fred Ebb See more