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Dead Solid Perfect (1988)

Randy Quaid stars as Kenny Lee, a talented but underachieving pro golfer trying to break through on the tour while learning that the most important things in life go far beyond the game.

Director:

Bobby Roth

Writers:

Dan Jenkins (novel), Dan Jenkins (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Randy Quaid ... Kenny Lee
Kathryn Harrold ... Beverly T. Lee
Jack Warden ... Hubert 'Bad Hair' Wimberly
Corinne Bohrer ... Janie Rimmer
Brett Cullen ... Donny Smithern
Larry Riley ... Spec
DeLane Matthews ... Katie Beth Smithern
John M. Jackson ... Grover Scomer
Bibi Besch ... Rita
Billy Akin Billy Akin ... Donny's Caddy
Linda Dona ... Blonde
John Durbin ... Man
Kate Finlayson Kate Finlayson ... Writer
Bob Harrison Bob Harrison ... Himself
Ron Hayes ... Official
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Made for Cable TV movie. A second-string pro golfer desprate for his shot at success tours the country. A realisting view of his adventures (or lack of them) while he tours the country. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Solid Perfect See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A TV movie for the HBO network. See more »

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Dead Solid Perfect
Written by Hugh McCracken & Don Schlitz
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Pretty funny, but...
2 February 2003 | by grahamsj3See all my reviews

...not nearly as funny as the book. Why? Mainly because they had to clean the language and nearly everything else up from the book or the film would have been rated X. Dan Jenkins writes hilarious books but they tend to have a lot of cussin' in them. His use of the English language has a decided Texas tint to it and it is flat-dab funny! I love Jenkin's writing style. He's written several funny books, probably the most popular of which is Semi-Tough, which was also made into a film. However, it, too, fell short of the book. But that's a different review. This film is still pretty dang funny, so by all means watch it. But be sure to pick up the book!


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