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I'm Not Rappaport (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 24 December 1996 (USA)
Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When ... See full summary »

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Nat Moyer
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Midge Carter
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Clara Gelber
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The Cowboy
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Pete Danforth
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Laurie Campbell
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J.C.
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Clara Lemlich
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Feigenbaum
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Hannah
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Sol
Mina Bern
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Waiter
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Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. Nat also takes on his daughter, a drug dealer, and a mugger in this appealing version of a really 'odd couple'. Written by Derek Picken <dpicken@email.msn.com>

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Rated PG-13 for drug content and momentary violence | See all certifications »

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24 December 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Yo no soy Rappaport  »

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Opening Weekend:

$26,011 (USA) (27 December 1996)

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$222,525 (USA) (31 January 1997)
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Trivia

The original Broadway production of "I'm Not Rappaport" opened on Novemeber 19, 1985 at the Boothe Theater and ran for 891 performances. Herb Gardner wrote both the stage play and the screen play for the movie version and won the 1986 Tony award for Best Play. Judd Hirsch won the 1986 Tony Award for best Actor for his role as Nat Moyer, that was played in the movie by Walter Matthau. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Nat Moyer (Walter Matthau) says to Midge Carter (Ossie Davis), "My God, you're black!" He stands up and puts on some black glasses. When the two start laughing, Nat takes his glasses off and sits back down. When the camera is then on Carter, it shows the back of Nat's head and the glasses are back on his face. See more »

Quotes

Clara Gelber: Everybody else got a two wheeler when they turned ten, I got a paperback copy of Das Kapital.
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Referenced in Strictly Background (2007) See more »

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26 April 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

very slow, very long, very quiet, which is perfect considering the film is about two old men trying to battle their age.the pace and mood of the film fits perfectly into its content. it is a very artistic movie with just enough reality to keep it Sincere yet enough adventure to keep it enjoyable.although a major plot in the movie is that of drugs and drug addiction, it seems to take a rather light hearted approach to it which keeps the issue of age close at all times, the relationship between that of Nat and his daughter is one that i have seen all to often in life and leaves you with a sense of pity.this is a subject that isn't touched on enough when it comes to film. it truly is a must see movie


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