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Nobody's Fool (1994)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  13 January 1995 (USA)
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Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with ... See full summary »

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Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- forgotten son and family have moved back to town, so Sully faces unfamiliar family responsibilities. Meanwhile, Sully's landlady's banker son plots to push through a new development and evict Sully from his mother's life. Written by Reid Gagle

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knee | mother | doberman | thanksgiving | limp | See more »

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Worn to perfection See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for some language and nudity | See all certifications »

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13 January 1995 (USA)  »

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Nobody's Fool  »

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$39,487,686 (USA)
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Bruce Willis was not originally included in the advertising for this film because of his reputation for being an action star. See more »

Goofs

The snowblower is in the back of the truck under the tarp, handlebars visible as Sully drives back to Miss Beryl's on the night that Carl had already stolen his snowblower back. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Miss Beryl: Mr. Sullivan.
[banging on ceiling]
Miss Beryl: Mr. Sullivan. God just took out Mrs. Gruber's bird bath!
Miss Beryl: [to her husband's picture] He's getting closer Clive. Last year it was the street light at the end of the block, now it's Mrs. Gruber's bird bath. I think God's zeroing in on me. I have the feeling this is the year he lowers the boom.
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Features The People's Court (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Whiskey, Wine and Roses
Written by Bill Reveles
Performed by A.J. Elliott
Courtesy of Roughrider Entertainment, Inc.
By Arrangement with Justice Music Corporation
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Newman's best
24 December 2002 | by (Greenville, NY) – See all my reviews

This movie has to be Paul Newman's most enjoyable, best acted, and heartwarming movie. Everyone works very well together, and give great performances(with the exception of Melanie Griffith, who thank god only had a small role!). Many heartwarming scenes between Newman and his Grandson. Also some funny moments(especially when Newman kept on steeling Bruce Willis' snowblower. This is a great movie to watch if you like Paul Newman or anyone else in the cast, or just like heartwarming films about family. ****1/2 ot of *****


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