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The Woman Chaser (1999)

 |  Comedy  |  8 October 1999 (USA)
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Set in 1950s Los Angeles, Richard Hudson (Warburton) is a shrewd car dealer who moves from San Francisco and sets up a used-car dealership. Tiring of this job, he turns the lot over to an ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Richard Hudson
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Used Car Dealer
Ron Morgan ...
Bill
Emily Newman ...
Laura
Paul Malevich ...
Leo
Lynette Bennett ...
Mother
Joe Durrenberger ...
Chet
Ernie Vincent ...
The Man
Max Kerstein ...
Ruggerio
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Flaps
Pat Crowder ...
Salvation Army Woman
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Becky
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Mrs. Shantz (as Laura Witty)
Lane Siller ...
Milo
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Dickie J. Hewlitt
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Set in 1950s Los Angeles, Richard Hudson (Warburton) is a shrewd car dealer who moves from San Francisco and sets up a used-car dealership. Tiring of this job, he turns the lot over to an assistant and starts writing his first movie, The Man Who Got Away. It turns out to be an uncommercial picture chronicling the story of a truck driver who goes berserk, runs over a little girl and dies fending off a platoon of police officers. In making his film, Richard enlists the help of his father-in-law, Leo (Paul Malevich), a washed-up former film director whose notable possession is a Rouault painting of a clown. Through Leo, Richard pitches his idea to the Man (Ernie Vincent), the chief executive of Mammoth Pictures who green-lights the project. Conflict inevitably arises when Richard's obsession for making the movie his way clashes with the Man. Other kooky characters include Richard's mother (Lynette Bennett), a former ballerina who lures her hirsute lug of a son into a comic pas de deux ; ... Written by Anonymous

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,280 (USA) (21 July 2000)

Gross:

$110,720 (USA) (29 September 2000)
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Trivia

According to the bedside clock, Richard's introductory lovemaking session with Becky lasted 2 minutes, despite his earlier claims to being a fantastic lover. See more »

Quotes

Richard Hudson: After I burned down the studio, I was thirsty.
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The story of a man with a purpose in life, a man called Richard Hudson.
16 July 2002 | by (cambridge,ohio) – See all my reviews

In the movie Richard compares himself to a child, a child with dreams. His lack of responsibility does not stop him from achieving these dreams: in fact they probably help him. If you read a short summary of the story you might get the idea that Richard is a loser but he is anything but that, Richard is a winner. Watch the movie if you like movies that have a good story and are creatively different.


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