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Finders Keepers (1984)

R | | Comedy | 18 May 1984 (USA)
On the run from the police and a female roller derby team, scam artist Michael Rangeloff steals a coffin and boards a train, pretending to be a soldier bringing home a dead war buddy. The ... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Lester

Writers:

Charles Dennis (novel), Charles Dennis (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael O'Keefe ... Michael Rangeloff
Beverly D'Angelo ... Standish Logan
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Century
Pamela Stephenson ... Georgiana Latimer
Ed Lauter ... Josef Sirola
David Wayne ... Stapleton
Brian Dennehy ... Frizzoli
Jack Riley ... Ormond
John Schuck ... Police Chief Norris
Timothy Blake Timothy Blake ... Estelle Norris
Jim Carrey ... Lane Bidlekoff
Robert Clothier ... Art Bumbalee
Jayne Eastwood ... Anna-Marie Biddlecoff
Alf Humphreys ... Mulholland
Barbara Kermode Barbara Kermode ... Isadore Frizzoli
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Storyline

On the run from the police and a female roller derby team, scam artist Michael Rangeloff steals a coffin and boards a train, pretending to be a soldier bringing home a dead war buddy. The train ride turns into far more than Michael bargains for. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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From Richard Lester, maker of "Superman II & III". The maddest, funniest money chase ever! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Achado Não É Roubado See more »

Filming Locations:

Vulcan, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$865,207, 20 May 1984, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$1,467,396
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Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS Theatrical Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Second theatrical movie role of Jim Carrey. The first being All in Good Taste (1983). See more »

Quotes

Michael Rangeloff: That's an expensive watch!
Pawnbroker: So take off the clothes and put on the watch. See how many restaurants you get into.
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Soundtracks

Peggy Sue
(uncredited)
Written by Jerry Allison, Buddy Holly and Norman Petty
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Found this keeper while zapping.
28 November 2002 | by sir_ollibolliSee all my reviews

I stumbled upon this wonderful comedy purely by chance, while zapping through some TV channels a friend of mine and me dropped into a weird chase, where some girls on rollers try to catch a man in a local marathon. We continued watching this movie and had a really good time, laughing and laughing.

This is what comedies are all about. If it gets you laughing, it is good. If you can't stop laughing, then it's a keeper... 9/10


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