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Two of a Kind (1983)

When God decides to destroy Earth, four angels aim to redeem mankind through a young man and woman with troubles of their own.

Director:

John Herzfeld

Writer:

John Herzfeld

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Travolta ... Zack
Olivia Newton-John ... Debbie
Charles Durning ... Charlie
Oliver Reed ... Beasley
Beatrice Straight ... Ruth
Scatman Crothers ... Earl
Richard Bright ... Stuart
Vincent Bufano ... Oscar
Toni Kalem ... Terri
James Stevens James Stevens ... Ron
Ernie Hudson ... Det. Skaggs
Jack Kehoe ... Mr. Chotiner
Robert Costanzo ... Capt. Cinzari (as Bobby Costanzo)
Castulo Guerra ... Gonzales
Warren Robertson Warren Robertson ... Himself
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Storyline

God has had just about enough of the human's attitude so he will destroy the planet very soon. It is up to a struggling inventor and a bank teller, both with very amateur criminal minds, to save the world... Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Taglines:

A match re-made in Heaven. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pair of Jokers See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,344,942, 18 December 1983

Gross USA:

$23,646,952
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the inventions that inventor Zack (John Travolta) invented was edible sunglasses. See more »

Goofs

As Zack is leaving the bank, you can see his mustache is almost all the way off, then when he is running down the street his mustache is completely back on his face with no time to have fixed it. See more »

Quotes

Terri: Oh, hey, why did you get fired this time?
Debbie: Oh, they say I flirted with a bank robber.
Terri: What?
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Crazy Credits

The phrase "This film is Rated PG" is within the credits at the end before the PG rating tag actually shows after the movie. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Staying Alive (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Ask The Lonely
Performed by Journey
Courtesy of Columbia Records
Music and Lyrics by Steve Perry and Jonathan Cain
Produced by Mike Stone and Kevin Elson
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Yes, This film Deserves A second Chance!!!
4 July 2000 | by thespian01See all my reviews

This movie is a classic(well at least a cult classic!) You have Travolta and Olivia back together,a very cute premise,And a splash of drama mixed in with the comedy! The chemistry between John and Olivia is turned up another notch in this vehicle,and Olivia Swears!!! (that was the reason a lot of us went to see it again and again) and although not a musical,you have one of the greatest 80's power pop anthems,Twist of Fate!! This is the only Film Livvy did during her Hot Blooded Vamp days, So if you like you Diva from Down under with an Attitude, T.O.A.K. is the flick for you!!!


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