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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
Nancy Giles ...
Ella Mae Tilden
Ranjit Chowdhry ...
Kamir
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Sol
Salem Ludwig ...
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  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$26,011 (USA) (29 December 1996)

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$222,525 (USA) (2 February 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

Midge: You made it up. You made it all up.
Nat Moyer: Of course.
Midge: Conned your own kid.
Nat Moyer: Go back to sleep.
Midge: That's a sin!
Nat Moyer: I did it to save a life: mine.
Midge: You're not a nice guy. I'm ashamed I even sung a song with you.
Nat Moyer: You don't understand. Nursing homes were dancing in her head. Desperate measures were required.
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Nat Moyer may be several persons
10 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Nat Moyer ( Walter Matthau ) may be several persons for the others: consumer protector, working class counselor, FBI agent, movie industry mogul, ... But Nat was in his entire life, essentially, the man who never forgot Clara Lemlich calling a general strike at the textile workers Union meeting. Matthau'interpretation was worth an Oscar. The movie has the marks of the original play. A gentle satire about the dreams and the death of communism.


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