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The Raffle (1994)

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Two out of work men come up with a money-making promotion to find the most beautiful woman in the world and to set up a raffle where the winner wins a date with her.

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David Lake
Bobby Dawson ...
Frank Palmer
Jennifer Clement ...
Margo Miller
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Bernard Wallace
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Wilson Lowe
Teri Lynn Rutherford ...
Anya Monroe
Alex Bruhanski ...
Erney Pratt
Babs Chula ...
Jacki Brooks
Abe Hefter ...
Abraham Cratchett
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Jack Finney
Michael Foster ...
George Piper
Alf Humphreys ...
Randy Hickock
Sidne Knopp ...
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Estelle Coppens ...
Rhonda Simmons
Jonas Fairley ...
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Two out of work men come up with a money-making promotion to find the most beautiful woman in the world and to set up a raffle where the winner wins a date with her. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated PG-13 for a use of strong language
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11 November 1994 (USA)  »

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In Your Eyes
Written by Dan Hill and Michael Masser
Performed by Dan Hill and Rique Franks
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Raffle undeserving of a ticket
23 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

TCM showed the David Niven version of "Raffles" the other night, so I went to check on it in my library and found this movie sitting next to it, that I'd taped years ago but hadn't yet watched. I'd filed it under "raffles" since, at the time, I didn't recognize any of the actors in it. Realizing that I wasn't going to be adding any more movies about raffles to this tape, I slapped it onto the VCR to see if it was worth keeping and re-categorizing.

I don't know how this was edited for a PG-13 rating, but the R-rated version has two interlocking parts. Part 1 is the hackneyed story line. The best thing I can say about it is that the story flows rather well, probably due to good editing. Part 2 consists of a series of musical montages thrown in every once in a while, presumably to advance the story line and wake up the audience. Although they are jarring in context, out of context they are mildly interesting as curiosities in themselves, and they account for my rating this movie a 2 instead of a 1.

As for the cast, the two lead actors play these characters named Lake and Palmer (what, no Emerson?) who hatch the plot of the movie to raffle off a date with the to-be-found most beautiful woman in the world, played by Teri Lynn Rutherford, who apparently never made another movie, so I won't be stacking more of her flicks onto this tape. At least now I have a tape to reuse to record some other junk off the telly. I can't believe I spent my time writing a review of a movie barely worth watching.


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