7.2/10
148
9 user 2 critic

Blue Money (1985)

PG | | Comedy, Crime | TV Movie March 1985
Larry dreams of becoming a star entertainer, but until then he drives a cab and works as chauffeur for the shady Ramirez. One day he has a look in the suitcase that Ramirez is carrying ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Pass the Ammo (1988)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A corrupt television preacher and his congregation are held hostage by a woman, her lover, and her two cousins in an attempt to avenge the theft of her inheritance. A quirky look at the ... See full summary »

Director: David Beaird
Stars: Bill Paxton, Linda Kozlowski, Tim Curry
Absolution (1978)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

At a Catholic public school, Benjamin Stanfield is tired of being the teacher's pet and decides to play a practical joke on his form master Father Goddard. In confession, Stanfield tells ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Page
Stars: Richard Burton, Dominic Guard, David Bradley
Blue Money (1972)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Handsome and successful Jim appears to have it all: he's married to the beautiful and supportive Lisa, has a healthy baby, and works a cool gig as the director of hardcore porno fare. Jim's... See full summary »

Director: Alain Patrick
Stars: Alain Patrick, Barbara Mills, Inga Maria
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

James Penfield has made a career out of journalism. Now bankrupt, he finds himself with a group of other writers in the middle of the dispute-ridden British homeland at the time of the Falklands War.

Director: Richard Eyre
Stars: Jonathan Pryce, William Maxwell, Paul Jesson
The Shout (1978)
Horror | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A traveler by the name of Crossley forces himself upon a musician and his wife in a lonely part of Devon, and uses the aboriginal magic he has learned to displace his host.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Stars: Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The dashing Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond - WWI ace fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, part-time sleuth and all round spiffing chap - must save the world from the dastardly ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Clement
Stars: Alan Shearman, Diz White, Ronald E. House
Water (1985)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.

Director: Dick Clement
Stars: Michael Caine, Valerie Perrine, Brenda Vaccaro
Over the Top (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A sitcom revolving around the relationship of ex-spouses Simon and Hadley.

Stars: Tim Curry, Annie Potts, Luke Tarsitano
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Mean, gritty, dirty and low and that's just the Policeman Gary Keltie (Ken Stott) out for retribution for the horrendous crimes against the helpless people of Edinburgh during the nineteen ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Neilson
Stars: Billy Connolly, Ken Stott, Francesca Annis
Times Square (1980)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two ill-matched teenage girls form a punk band and soon have New York City by its ears.

Director: Allan Moyle
Stars: Tim Curry, Trini Alvarado, Robin Johnson
Billy (TV Series 1992)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A Scottish teacher named Billy MacGregor moves to the United States to build a new life for himself.

Stars: Billy Connolly, Marie Marshall, Clara Bryant
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Director: Nigel Finch
Stars: April Ashley, Ken Campbell, Jason Carter
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Debby Bishop ...
Pam Hodge
...
Des
...
Brogan
Frances Tomelty ...
Fidelma
...
Ramirez (as George Irving)
Sue Wallace ...
Letty
Geraldine Griffiths ...
Production Manager
Georgia Allen ...
A.F.M.
Siobhan Hayes ...
Una
Richard Chadwick ...
Barney
David Quilter ...
Rick Skinner
John Bird ...
Harry Diamond
Jo Apted ...
Audrey (as Jo Proctor)
Peter Godfrey ...
Reception Clerk
Edit

Storyline

Larry dreams of becoming a star entertainer, but until then he drives a cab and works as chauffeur for the shady Ramirez. One day he has a look in the suitcase that Ramirez is carrying around: it's full with money! He can't resist and steals it. In front of his friends he claims he's finally got a contract with a famous director and invites them to celebrate, while the mob is after the money. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Laughter, thrills and the best songs you've ever heard [Video Australia] See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

March 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Jagd nach dem Schwarzgeld  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Rankcolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The 2 of them Curry & Bishop dressed as nuns, are walking before being chased by A wooden top policeman across Lord Hills Bridge at Royal Oak station. When all the money is falling out from underneath their habits! Ha! See more »

Quotes

Larry Gormley: Style... Smart thinking.
See more »

Connections

References Bride of Frankenstein (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

Hit the Road, Jack
Written by Percy Mayfield
Performed by Debby Bishop & Tim Curry
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fun & Charming
2 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is a truly great and fun movie. I found an old copy of it in my local video store, and rented it twice!! Thanks to a fellow Tim Curry fan, I now own a copy as broadcast on the CBC network.

I'm a huge Tim Curry fan, and I love all his work. But.. I will admit that this movie is hands down the best work he's done. "Rocky Horror" was great, yes. But "Blue Money" shows off his versatility much more. I laughed, I drooled at Tim's beauty, and had a ton of fun.

We see Tim singing, dancing, doing impressions, dressing in drag (once again!), and he finally doesn't play a bad guy. Larry's no angel, but you'll love him anyway.

If you see this for rent, or in a bargain bin at a flea market or video store...BUY IT!! You'll never regret it, and own a fun movie too.


10 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Sci-Fi Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular sci-fi movies and TV shows available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial