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Splitting Heirs (1993)

 -  Comedy  -  30 April 1993 (USA)
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A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks... See full summary »

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Henry Bullock
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Duchess Lucinda
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Kitty (as Catherine Zeta Jones)
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Angela
Stratford Johns ...
Butler
Brenda Bruce ...
Mrs. Bullock
William Franklyn ...
Andrews
Charu Bala Chokshi ...
Mrs. Patel (as Charubala Chokshi)
Jeremy Clyde ...
14th Duke
Richard Huw ...
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Jobson the Doorman
Bridget McConnell ...
Nanny
Bill Stewart ...
Adoption Agent
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A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the heir. He comes to hate the American who is his boss, his friend, and the man who has stolen the woman after whom he lusts. Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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A wickedly funny comedy of royal proportions.

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Rated PG-13 for nudity and sexual dialogue | See all certifications »

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$3,246,063 (USA)
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Trivia

The final film of Stratford Johns. See more »

Goofs

During the Hindu dream sequence, one can see the appliance that holds/guides the arrow in Henry Bullock's ear. (Also, the arrow has no arrowhead on it as it "enters" the ear.) See more »

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Kitty: Sex before the wedding is so much better without the groom.
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and *introducing* John Cleese See more »

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Referenced in What the Pythons Did Next... (2007) See more »

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REMEMBER NOT LORD OUR OFFENCES
Music by Henry Purcell
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Brilliant comedy from Idle and Cleese
15 May 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I saw this film a few nights ago as a late night Channel 4 film. Eric Idle and John Cleese are in classic Monty Python form, with a few in-jokes thrown in too. Rick Moranis is an interesting addition, not brilliantly funny, but he adds the American humour element. I was absolutely sure the film was a late 70's film, from the title sequence, visuals, jokes, the fact that it said "and introducing John Cleese" in the opening credits, and Eric Idle looks very young. I was very surprised to find it was from 1993!

Great comedy, I'd love to see more like this.


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