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Writer (WGA):
Ian Abrams (written by)
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Release Date:
10 September 1993 (USA) See more »
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A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kathleen Turner ... Jane Blue

Dennis Quaid ... Jefferson 'Jeff' Blue

Fiona Shaw ... Paulina Novacek

Stanley Tucci ... Muerte (aka Morty)

Larry Miller ... Det. Sgt. Halsey

Obba Babatundé ... Lt. Theodore 'Ted' Sawyer

Tom Arnold ... Vern Newman

Park Overall ... Bonnie Newman

Ralph Brown ... Leamington
Jan Tríska ... Axel
Marshall Bell ... Sikes

Richard Jenkins ... Frank

Dennis Lipscomb ... Foster

Saul Rubinek ... Mr. Ferderber

Dakin Matthews ... Police Captain
Michael Greene ... Col. Kenton

Olek Krupa ... Zubic

Jenifer Lewis ... Cab Driver

Chris Ellis ... Burt
Eliott Keener ... The Drunk

Dave Chappelle ... Ozzie
Katherine Gaskin ... Bag Lady
Marion Zinser ... Nun

Eddie Braun ... Getaway Driver
M. Randell Jordan ... Bartender
Robert Adams ... Waiter
Nicholas Wertz ... Baby Newman
Spencer Henderson ... Party Guest

Michael Arata ... Party Guest
Diana Boylston ... Bank Clerk
Robert R. Colomes ... Soniat House Manager
Roger Willis ... Napoleon Bartender
Phillip S. Blunt ... Bar Patron
Louis Robinson ... Bar Patron
Brett S. Barre ... Policeman
Larry Lesslir ... Policeman
Barry Bedig ... Mariner

James Lew ... Novacek's Man
Julius LeFlore ... Novacek's Man
Bill McIntosh ... Novacek's Man
Kathina Szeto ... Dynagon Receptionist
Michelle Schuelke ... Jane Louise Blue
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Austin

Siboney Lo ... Girl in the Zoo (uncredited)

Anne Lockhart ... Additional Character Voice (uncredited)

Codie Scott ... Guest at Debutante Party (uncredited)

Directed by
Herbert Ross 
Writing credits
Ian Abrams (written by)

Produced by
Andrew Bergman .... executive producer
Kim Kurumada .... associate producer
Mike Lobell .... producer
Adam Merims .... associate producer
Herbert Ross .... executive producer
Steve Warner .... associate producer
Original Music by
David Newman 
Cinematography by
Donald E. Thorin 
Film Editing by
Priscilla Nedd-Friendly 
Casting by
Hank McCann 
Production Design by
Ken Adam 
Art Direction by
William J. Durrell Jr. 
Set Decoration by
Jeff Haley 
Costume Design by
Wayne A. Finkelman 
Makeup Department
Kathryn Blondell .... hair stylist
E. Thomas Case .... makeup artist
Barbara Lorenz .... hair stylist
Donna Spahn .... hair stylist
Production Management
Kim Kurumada .... unit production manager
Douglas Tirola .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeff Okabayashi .... second assistant director
Glenn Randall Jr. .... second unit director (as Glenn H. Randall Jr.)
Tracy Rosenthal-Newsom .... first assistant director: second unit (as Tracy Rosenthal)
Ann C. Salzer .... second assistant director
Barry K. Thomas .... first assistant director
Bob Wagner .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Daril Alder .... set dresser
Scott M. Anderson .... assistant property master
James R. Bayliss .... set designer
David B. Brenner .... general foreman
Stan Cockerell .... assistant property master
Sara Fanelli .... set grip
Frank Hendrick .... set dresser
Jeffrey Kushon .... lead person
Kacy Magedman .... art department coordinator
David J. Negron Jr. .... storyboard artist
Adele Plauche .... art department production assistant
Larry J. White II .... set dresser
Steven Hintz .... propmaker (uncredited)
Sound Department
Charles L. Campbell .... supervising sound editor
Ellen Decker Franklin .... assistant sound editor
Richard C. Franklin .... sound editor (as Rick Franklin)
John Fundus .... boom operator
Bob Hile .... stage loader
Andrea Horta .... adr editor
Doug Jackson .... sound editor
Nils C. Jensen .... sound editor
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary Krivacek .... sound editor
Angie Luckey .... assistant sound editor
Gary Mundheim .... sound editor
Chuck Neely .... sound editor
Kevin O'Connell .... sound re-recording mixer
Matt Patterson .... stage recordist
John Roesch .... foley artist
Rod Rogers .... assistant adr editor
Gary L.G. Simpson .... stage engineer (as Gary Simpson)
Larry Singer .... adr supervisor
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist (as Alicia M. Stevenson)
Elliott Koretz .... sound editor (uncredited)
Mary Jo Lang .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Robert Morrisey .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Carolyn Tapp .... foley recordist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Scott Forbes .... special effects technician
Stan Parks .... special effects
Daniel W. Barringer .... stunts (as Dan Barringer)
Eddie Braun .... stunts
Charlie Brewer .... stunts
Cheryl Wheeler Duncan .... stunts (as Cheryl Wheeler-Dixon)
Kiante Elam .... stunts
Jeff Evans .... stunts (as Jeffrey Evans)
Dana Hee .... stunts
Larry Holt .... stunts
Jeff Imada .... stunts (as Jeffrey Imada)
Terry Jackson .... stunt double: Dennis Quaid
Julius LeFlore .... stunts
James Lew .... stunts
Bill McIntosh .... stunts
Glenn Randall Jr. .... stunt coordinator (as Glenn H. Randall Jr.)
Kenny Searle .... stunt driver
Gene Walker .... stunts
George P. Wilbur .... stunts
Jim Wilkey .... stunts
George Marshall Ruge .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Beverlin .... assistant camera
Mike Bonnaud .... lamp operator
Bobby Brown .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Peter Chrimes .... key grip: second unit
Kirk Douglas .... second assistant camera
Chris Fisher .... assistant camera
Brian C. Glover .... first assistant camera
Mauricio Gutierrez .... second assistant camera
Hugh McCallum .... best boy grip: second unit
Tim Metivier .... second assistant camera: second unit
Chris Napolitano .... chief rigging gaffer
Frederic J. Smith .... camera operator
Kurt E. Soderling .... assistant camera
Kathina Szeto .... second assistant camera
Zoran Veselic .... first assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
John Casey .... costume supervisor
Cynthia Flowers .... costumer: Kathleen Turner
Barbara Marko Friedman .... costumer
Gilbert S. Hernandez .... costumer
Nava R. Sadan .... set costumer
Hope Slepak .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Richard Casey .... apprentice editor
Gregg London .... additional film editor
Patrick J. Voetberg .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Peter Afterman .... music supervisor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Tim Boyle .... score mixer
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Tom Villano .... music editor
Paul Wertheimer .... score recordist
Elizabeth Wendel .... associate music supervisor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
William Hogue .... driver
Earl R. Hurst Sr. .... transportation captain
Robert K. Johnson .... transportation captain
Kenny Searle .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Scott M. Anderson .... asst. prop master
B.J. Bjorkman .... script supervisor
Gina Brockett .... animals provided by
Jim Brockett .... animals provided by
Polly Brown .... assistant: Kathleen Turner
Batou Chandler .... production assistant
Karen Davis .... set production assistant
Iddo Lampton Enochs Jr. .... location manager
Cliff Fleming .... helicopter pilot
Dennis Grisco .... animals provided by
Daren Hicks .... production coordinator
Beau Holden .... assistant: Dennis Quaid
Gary Huckabay .... assistant location manager
Jim Jaffe .... product placement
J. David Jones .... helicopter pilot
Iddo Lampton .... location manager
Peggy Rosson .... accountant
Stephanie Samuel .... assistant location manager
Joice Stewart .... assistant accountant
Jules Sylvester .... animals provided by (as Julian Sylvester)
Brad Galpin .... animal wrangler (uncredited)
Jeff Galpin .... animal wrangler (uncredited)

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Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

The Blues stay at the Soniat House, a hotel in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The hotel name can be seen on the back of the white coat that Jane uses for the mock torture session.See more »
Factual errors: Someone says Paulina Novacek "left Prague two jumps ahead of the firing squad." Czechoslovakia had no executions after the Velvet Revolution. Before the Revolution, Czechoslovakia only executed by hanging.See more »
Jeff Blue:[to Frank] Did we ever thank you for that crib blanket?
Jane Blue:Oh no, honey, the White House sent the crib blanket. Frank sent the Fisher-Price Barnyard.
Jeff Blue:You sent that? Aw, do you know those cows really moo?
Jane Blue:Jeff plays with it day and night.
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16 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Supporting Cast Adds Spark, 7 July 2006
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

As in every comedy, there are things that are very funny and things that are annoying or stupid. You just hope that the "good" outweighs the "bad." I think that's the case here, even though I traded in the tape. However, I did watch it a couple of times, so there are enough laughs to make this worth seeing. There are enough odd characters, too. That's no surprise when you see the supporting cast: Stanley Tucci, Larry Miller, Fiona Shaw and Tom Arnold. All of them put added spark to the film. Tucci, as "Meurte," is most obvious as he continually tries to mug the leading couple, played by Kathleen Turner and Dennis Quaid. Miller plays a weird cop with a lisp and a very weird accent. I guess you could call this movie "quirky."

Turner and Quaid are so smug as modern-day Nick and Nora Charles, you want to root for "Muerte" to succeed. Frankly, I never found Turner, except perhaps in "Body Heat," to be that alluring. However, I think she is an underrated comedienne.

As a whole, this comedy is a little rough in spots, hence the PG-13 rating which often means more profanity than R-rated films. This is not for the kiddies, but adults will laugh.

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