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
When Lazlo the lawyer is hit over the head with a vase in a doorway, it smashes everywhere. Seconds later, Flakfizer and Mrs. Oglethorpe go through the same doorway and the vase pieces are gone. See more
My dance shoes are in the Louvre in Paris.
Big deal. Last year I left a raincoat in Cleveland.
Remake of A Night at the Opera
THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT (WIMOWEH) (MBUBE)
by Hugo Peretti
, Albert Stanton, George David Weiss
(as George Weiss), Luigi Creatore
& Paul Campbell See more