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Getting Away with Murder (1996)

R | | Comedy | 12 April 1996 (USA)
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When the very moralistic college ethics instructor (Aykroyd) finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander (Lemmon), he takes it upon himself to rid the world of ... See full summary »

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Inga Mueller
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Dr. Gail Holland
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When the very moralistic college ethics instructor (Aykroyd) finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander (Lemmon), he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man. And even though he manages to kill him, he does it so cleanly that no one accuses him and it isn't until he guiltily marries the German's daughter (Tomlin) that he discovers the truth about the man... Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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One bad apple can spoil the whole line-up.

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Rated R for some sexual situations | See all certifications »
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12 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Crime com Castigo  »

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$197,322 (USA)
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Old photos were used of Jack Lemmon. See more »

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Jack Lambert: I don't need your Nazi soup.
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"Shower Curtain: Marion Crane" See more »

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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 13 April 1996 (1996) See more »

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I'm embarrassed.
13 June 2006 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Penny Marshall produced this?

Harvey Miller, who wrote "Private Benjamin," wrote this?

Lemmon, Aykroyd, Hunt, and the incomparable LILY TOMLIN agreed to work on it?

Tasteless, unfunny, painful to watch.

Whatever moral point they were trying to make, and whatever humor they were trying to achieve, this film just... just hurt. Hurt my eyes, and hurt the reputations of all involved.

I'm embarrassed for all involved, and chagrined that I felt I had to watch to the end, to justify writing a review to warn others. Fifteen minutes would have been more than enough.


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