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Up Your Alley (1989)

R | | Comedy | 1 April 1989 (USA)
Vickie Adderly is an enterprising young newspaper reporter looking for that big story to boost her career. A chance encounter with an adventurous drifter leads her into a world she never ... See full summary »

Director:

Bob Logan

Writers:

Murray Langston, Bob Logan (as Bobby Logan) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Blair ... Vickie Adderly
Murray Langston ... David
Bob Zany ... Sonny Griffin
Ruth Buzzi ... Marilyn
Johnny Dark Johnny Dark ... Nick
Jack Hanrahan Jack Hanrahan ... Joe
Glen Vincent Glen Vincent ... Lance
Melissa Shear Melissa Shear ... Pauline
Kevin Benton ... Fish
Yakov Smirnoff ... Russian Man
Kent Perkins ... Detective
Vic Dunlop Vic Dunlop ... Alex
Leopoldo Mandeville Leopoldo Mandeville ... Chetis
Tom Dreesen ... Maitre De
Mert Rich Mert Rich ... Waiter
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Storyline

Vickie Adderly is an enterprising young newspaper reporter looking for that big story to boost her career. A chance encounter with an adventurous drifter leads her into a world she never imagined... on the streets of L.A. Suddenly, her days are filled with a cast of colorful characters, including Marilyn, an eccentric femme fatale, and a bewildered Russian. Add the attentions of a handsome admirer and it's easy to see how Vickie gets her story and a whole lot more in this charming romantic fable. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Enquête d'amour See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Vickie Adderly: I'm sorry, I don't know your name.
Nick: Call me by my nickname.
Vickie Adderly: Ok, what's your nickname?
Nick: Nick.
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Low-rent Shenanigans
25 July 2003 | by LynxMatthewsSee all my reviews

Linda Blair does look pretty cute in this, which makes any romance between her and Langston a bit of a stretch. Langston gets off one or two good one-liners, but this film is guilty of sort of romanticizing or playing for cuteness the life of the homeless. I will say I remember when this film was actually playing in theatres. It came to Atlanta for a week or two when I was in high school. All told, not a success, but a good sort of underdog movie with a heart.


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