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Two of a Kind (1983)

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... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Zack
... Debbie
... Charlie
... Beasley
... Ruth
... Earl
... Stuart
... Oscar
... Terri
James Stevens ... Ron
... Det. Skaggs
Jack Kehoe ... Mr. Chotiner
... Capt. Cinzari (as Bobby Costanzo)
... Gonzales
Warren Robertson ... Himself
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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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A match re-made in Heaven. See more »


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16 December 1983 (USA)  »

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Pair of Jokers  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,344,942, 18 December 1983

Gross USA:

$23,646,952
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Trivia

Following the success of Grease (1978), John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John spent several years trying to find another vehicle to star together in before settling on this film. Among the projects they considered but ultimately passed on were a remake of A Matter of Life and Death (1946) and a film adaptation of the Neil Simon play "They're Playing Our Song." 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 »

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 Rhinestone (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Perfect One
Written by Boz Scaggs and David Foster
Performed by Boz Scaggs
Produced by David Foster, David Paich and Jeff Porcaro
Engineered & Mixed by Humberto Gatica
String arrangement Marty Paich
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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This is a kind of movie that works only because of the chemistry between the two stars
16 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie is worth watching because it's easy to see how much fun John and Olivia are having working together. Plus there's Oliver Reed and some simple fun special affects; although the general plot-line is a very overused one.


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