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Nobody's Fool (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 7 November 1986 (USA)
A sepia tinted weepie where a niave girl learns about men in more ways than one; a loss of innocence - but full of charm

Director:

Evelyn Purcell

Writer:

Beth Henley
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosanna Arquette ... Cassie
Eric Roberts ... Riley
Mare Winningham ... Pat
Jim Youngs ... Billy
Louise Fletcher ... Pearl
Gwen Welles ... Shirley
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Kirk
Charlie Barnett Charlie Barnett ... Nick
J.J. Hardy ... Ralphy
William Steis William Steis ... Frank
Belita Moreno ... Jane
Lewis Arquette ... Mr. Fry
Ronnie Claire Edwards ... Bingo
Ann Hearn ... Linda
Scott Rosensweig Scott Rosensweig ... Winston
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Storyline

Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts, she'd given away her baby for adoption, and regrets it now. When a theater group from Los Angeles comes to the small town of Buckeye, she meets stage technician Riley. Discreetly he starts wooing her. She likes him very much, but still has feelings for her former boyfriend Billy, too. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Everybody loves somebody, somehow

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Quotes

Riley: I don't trow things out windows, I don't screw nurses on linolium floors anymore... Look, I like... What I am trying to say is. Do you want to go out with me?
Cassie: What? God! I don't know.
Riley: You don't know. Look I have done worser things then you will ever do.
Cassie: You have? Alright then.
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Referenced in Blood Massacre (1991) See more »

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Acting is superb.
22 November 2020 | by jlopez-16632See all my reviews

All time favorite movie. Funny and entertaining. I just love this movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nobody's Fool See more »

Filming Locations:

Prescott, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$258,100, 9 November 1986

Gross USA:

$563,358

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$563,358
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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