Uuno Turhapuro, a useless bum who has married money, creates havoc around his father-in-law's presidential campaign. He dresses up as his long-lost, wealthy brother from America, but things...
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Uuno is called to serve the rest of his military service. His father-in-law, Director Tuura has been appointed as a defence minister but he hasn't got any interest to free Uuno from his ... See full summary »
Uuno Turhapuro is a man who can convince anyone of anything by simply talking them into submission. Uuno learns to play the violin and becomes famous, but discovers that fame is both a gift and a curse.
Uuno is unemployed and his friends try to arrange a job for him. With his imagination and the help of Härski Hartikainen, he somehow manages to avoid all work, until he becomes what he has ... See full summary »
Uuno has a new job at the travel agency. His in-law Tuura is taking holiday trip to Spain far away from his son in law. But who other than Uuno is his trip director in Spain. This holiday is going to be unforgettable.
Uuno's father-in-law councillor Tuura moves to the country with his wife and daughter Elisabeth. Uuno joins them when it turns out Tuura's mansion is on the construction site of a new road. Tuura however is set on preventing this.
Uuno's nose is proved to be so good, that he can smell behind the display window what goods are on the other side. With this fabulous smell talent Uuno is chosen to Police's police-dog ... See full summary »
Uuno Turhapuro, a useless bum who has married money, creates havoc around his father-in-law's presidential campaign. He dresses up as his long-lost, wealthy brother from America, but things go awry when the real brother appears. At some point Uuno takes up a job at a hardware store, only to warm up a classic TV sketch perfected years earlier by the film's writer-producer Spede Pasanen.Written by
Uuno Turhapuro -movies were the most successful films in history of Finnish movie. As they moved the crowd they still weren't that high rated due to the wholeness consisting of just separate lines of Pertti "Spede" Pasanen's jokes.
"Rautakauppias Uuno Turhapuro, presidentin vävy" can be counted as a positive exception in the line of dozens of Uunos. The writing is good and this is where Vesa-Matti Loiri keeps his insolent attitude towards the authorities till the very end. The remake of Spede's early "iron salesman" -scene must be the funniest part in history of Finnish comedy.
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