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There Goes the Neighborhood (1992)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Romance  |  30 October 1992 (USA)
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Willis Embry, who is a psychologist in a jail, was left by his girl-friend. He has no time to be sad about it because an old man, who is very ill, tells him something about a robbery and ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Willis Embry
Jessie Lodge
Norman Rutledge
Lydia Nunn
Peedi Rutledge
Marvin Boyd
Handsome Harry
Jeffrey Babitt
Lyle Corrente
Heidi Zeigler ...
Swan Babitt
Marty Rollins
Albert Lodge
Trick Bissell
Herb Mitchell ...
Mr. Bratesman
Mrs. Bratesman


Willis Embry, who is a psychologist in a jail, was left by his girl-friend. He has no time to be sad about it because an old man, who is very ill, tells him something about a robbery and the millions of dollars hidden somewhere. The old man asks Willis to find it and give a part of it to his relative, and he can keep the rest. In the next door some bad guy hears it and this causes the complications ... Written by Kornel Osvart <>

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In a cute little house on a quiet street a bunch of strangers are digging, blasting and clawing their way over each other for a piece of the action. See more »


Comedy | Crime | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

30 October 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Balbúrdia no Bairro  »

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1.85 : 1
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[first lines]
1st Burglar: [whispering] This one's unlocked.
Martha: [phone rings, answering machine picks up] Willis and Martha can't come to the phone right now. Please leave a message.
Albert Lodge: Hey Willis... it's your wake up call. Willis, get up. Are you listening to me?
Willis Embry: [picks up] Huh?
Albert Lodge: See you in the bubble.
Willis Embry: Yeah, okay...
[hangs up and plays back his messages]
Martha: Willis, I'd tell you this in person, but as you always say, I have a fear of confrontation. I'm leaving you. I need to find my true self and I think traveling ...
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References The Last Picture Show (1971) See more »


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Really Funny
17 April 2001 | by (St. Louis MO) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of a kind. It was portrayed by funny man Jeff Daniels and also great actress Catherine O'hara. With a funny surprise ending it will keep you guessing. AT the end you'll say "That was a funny good movie"

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