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Disorderlies (1987)

Three bumbling orderlies are hired to take care of an old rich man. Humorous mayhem follows.

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Michael Schultz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Morales ... Markie
Darren Robinson ... Buffy
Damon Wimbley ... Kool
Anthony Geary ... Winslow Lowry
Tony Plana ... Miguel
Helen Reddy ... Happy Socialite
Lisa Kingston ... Dealer
Marco Rodríguez ... Luis Montana
Ralph Bellamy ... Albert Dennison
Jim Jackman Jim Jackman ... Orderly #1
Don Woodard Don Woodard ... Orderly #2
Charles Green ... Orderly #3
Joseph R. Sicari ... Nursing Home Owner
Jo Marie Payton ... Kool's Mother (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
Linda Hopkins ... Buffy's Mother
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Storyline

Winslow needs money now to pay off gambling debts. If only his rich uncle Albert would die. But his orderlies are very good. Maybe by hiring three of the worst orderlies around, he can speed things up. Fortunately for him, he finds Markie, Buffy, and Kool, who have just been fired from their last job. With them around, he should have the money real soon. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Taglines:

Lapping up luxury and rapping up a storm

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bolnicarji na kolesih See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,707,980, 16 August 1987, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,348,437
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Julie K. Smith is the skinny dipper who goes down the slide. See more »

Goofs

While riding in the Rolls Royce, Markie & Buffy are talking about the Palm Beach city ordinances, you can clearly see the microphone above them. See more »

Quotes

Nursing Home Owner: [enters from the kitchen; angry tone] Who took the chocolate cakes? Buffy! Kool! Mark!
Buffy: [to himself] Damn!
Kool: [to himself] Shit!
Markie: [to himself] Busted!
Nursing Home Owner: Okay now, there were sixteen chocolate cakes in that refrigerator. Where are they?
Kool: [mumbling] I don't know.
Nursing Home Owner: I have had it up to here! This is the fifth time that's happened in a week.
Markie: [Markie, Buffy, and Kool are all pointing at each other saying] It was him.
Nursing Home Owner: Now, if any of you didn't do it, then who had the keys to the refrigerator?
Buffy: Not me.
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Connections

Referenced in Big Business (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Work Me Down, Down
Performed by Laura Hunter
Produced by David Bryant and Latin Rascals (as The Latin Rascals)
Laura Hunter appears courtesy of Kloten Productions/Chrysalis Records
Written by David Bryant / Diane Warren
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Cheesy '80s Appeal
20 July 2006 | by ReelCheeseSee all my reviews

The Fat Boys (Mark Morales, Darren Robinson and Damon Wimbley) aren't exactly the Marx Brothers. Heck, they're not even the Ritz Brothers. But their first (and last) big screen adventure (as stars, at least) still manages to hold enough appeal to be watchable.

The former rap stars play bumbling orderlies hired on the hope their incompetence will speed up the passing of the wealthy Albert Dennison (the amiable Ralph Bellamy). Albert's nephew, you see, has some nasty debts to pay off. But the plan backfires when the boys and their antics breath new life into the old man. Never laugh-out-loud funny, and sometimes lame, "Disorderlies" is saved by its cheesy, uniquely '80s appeal. If you perked up at the phrase "cheesy, uniquely '80s appeal", then this one's for you.


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