Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.
Tammy, who was recently fired from a Topper Jack's fast food restaurant, returns home only to find her husband enjoying a romantic meal with the neighbor. She quickly packs her necessities, and travels down three houses to her parent's home. Upon denied use of her mom's car to drive to Niagara Falls, she quickly resorts to an "ailing" grandmother, who also lives in the home...Only instead of traveling alone, Grandma Pearl wants in on the road trip. After realizing Grandma Pearl has the funds, they hit the road. Pearl soon proves to be quite the alcoholic despite her diabetes, and Tammy quickly turns into the "baby-sitter." From finding love in a bar to robbing a Topper Jack's in order to bail Pearl out of jail,the quirky adventure will have you finding yourself riding along for the misadventures of Tammy. Written by
Shirley MacLaine was originally cast in the grandmother role, however scheduling conflicts with the fourth season of Downton Abbey (2010) required her to be replaced with Susan Sarandon. Before Sarandon was ultimately cast, Debbie Reynolds, who famously starred in Tammy and the Bachelor (1957), in the role of Tammy, was also considered. Reynolds' rendition of the title song, "Tammy," spent 23 weeks on the Billboard Top 40 chart, beginning July 27, 1957, including five weeks at number-one, and was nominated for a Best Song Academy Award for 1957. See more »
When Tammy goes back to rescue her grandmother from the nursing home, they are supposed to be in Illinois but all of the vehicles in the parking lot have Kentucky license plates. See more »
An old folks home; like a prison for old people.
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There is a blooper from the scene when Tammy gets fired a minute into the credits. See more »
Predictable, well edited, simple, straight forward summer comedy. Pleiades of long gone and appreciated stars entering the scene at exactly right time and the right place. Pure, not surprising pleasure. Impression of having fun, well packed and served. Turn out your self awareness and you will be fine. It's not a film about keeping up appearances.
Do not make 9th Symphony out of the Greensleeves.
At 35 degrees Celcius on a hot day of the Dutch summer when all I can think is a pint of a cold La Chouffe.
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