F. Ross Johnson, the CEO of RJR Nabisco decides that the time is ripe to take over his own company and enlists American Express. This kicks off a tide of other firms swarming in to tender offers. The outline of the film follows the actual takeover of the RJR Nabisco empire in a tongue in cheek way. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
At the golf course, Ross mentions giving away free Gucci watches and Polaroids. James Garner
, who plays Ross, starred in Polaroid's TV commercials in the 70s and 80s. See more
The film is set in 1988, but a post-1991 Chevrolet Caprice taxi is visible during a street scene. See more
It's not the company. It's the credibility. My credibility. I can't just sit on the bench and let other people play the game. Not my game. Not with their rules.
Make That Move
Performed by Shalamar
Written by William Shelby, Kevin Spencer, Ricky Smith See more