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Clue (1985)

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Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mrs. Peacock
... Wadsworth
... Mrs. White
... Professor Plum
... Mr. Green
... Colonel Mustard
... Miss Scarlet
... Yvette
... Mr. Boddy
... The Cop
... The Singing Telegram Girl
... The Motorist
... The Cook
... Cop #1
Rick Goldman ... Cop #2


Clue is a movie about seven guests, a butler, and a maid, who are all involved in a series of murders. The guests all meet at Hill House, where you learn that Professor Plum works in D.C., where everyone else lives. Colonel Mustard is a client of Miss Scarlet, who is the ex-employer of Yvette, the maid, who had an affair with the husband of Mrs. White, etc. Blackmailer Mr. Boddy gives each guest a weapon and tells them to kill butler Wadsworth to avoid being exposed. Add in Mrs. Peacock's craziness and Mr. Green's clumsiness, and meet a whole group tangled in a web of murder, lies, and hilarity. Written by Ali Harton

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It's Not Just A Game Anymore. See more »


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Release Date:

13 December 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Clue: The Movie  »


Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,014,000, 15 December 1985, Wide Release

Gross USA:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


It takes only 29 seconds for Mrs Peacock (Eileen Brennan) to crack under the silence at dinner and begin to nervously 'break the ice.' See more »


When Wadsworth asks the ladies to open their purses at the climax of one of the three endings all are empty. Women don't carry empty handbags. In addition, Miss Scarlet is seen taking her cigarette case from her bag, so it at least should be inside. See more »


[first lines]
Wadsworth: Is everything ready?
Yvette: Oui, Monsieur.
Wadsworth: You have your, um, instructions.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits begin with "Clue" game cards that are flipped over to reveal pictures of the main characters and the names of the actors that played them. See more »


Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Sade (1985) See more »


By James Keyes (as J. Keyes), Claude Feaster (as C. Feaster), Carl Feaster (as C. Feaster), Floyd McRae (as F. McRae), and James Edwards (as J. Edwards)
Performed by The Crew Cuts (uncredited)
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Why I love Clue
24 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

I am 32 now and when I was 16, I had watched Clue over 40 times. I love Clue as it is funny, I wanna be in there with Wadsworth and it is my favourite film ever. My video got so warn out I now watch it on DVD. When I was younger, myself and my mate, we knew the lines off by heart and I still am good at it now. Even my son who is 5 has watched the film more than ten times.

I think Tim Curry is great, have been a fan of him since I was young and saw the film and have been mad about the film ever since.

Tim Curry is great, am trying to tell my son all the other films that Tim is in, but I won't show him IT or Rocky Horror yet.

What can I say I'm just mad about Clue, I can watch it again and again and my son reacts all the scenes, so now it's great to have someone I can talk to about the film, as everyone else in my family, well I think I drove them mad when I use to watch it over and over again.

Tim Curry You're the best.

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