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Buy & Cell (1988)

Herbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Boris

Writers:

Leonard Montana (story), Louis Peraino (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Carradine ... Herbie Altman
Michael Winslow ... Sly
Malcolm McDowell ... Warden Tennant
Lise Cutter Lise Cutter ... Dr. Ellen Scott
Randall 'Tex' Cobb ... Wolf
Ben Vereen ... Shaka
Tony Plana ... Raoul
Roddy Piper ... Cowboy
Michael Goodwin ... Reggie
Fred Travalena ... VCR
Mickey Knox ... Arthur
West Buchanan West Buchanan ... Muncy
Tony Carroll Tony Carroll ... Duke
Larry Clark Larry Clark ... Neil
Carolyn De Fonseca Carolyn De Fonseca ... Female Board Member (as Carolyn L. DeFonseca)
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Storyline

Herbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the inmates want his help. To manage all the money, he forms CON INC. and runs it from the prison under the noses of the warden and the guards. But when the IRS and SEC begin to investigate this successful company, it looks like he may be in trouble again. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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The story of inside finance See more »

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Comedy

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R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 1988 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Börtöntőzsde See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Roddy Piper is credited as "Cowboy". Piper, throughout much of his first stint in the WWF was a heel (villian) whose bodyguard was a wrestler named "Cowboy" Bob Orton. See more »

Goofs

When Wolf fires off his shotgun in the yard during the fight, it's pointed directly at an inmate who is hanging from the wall to get a better view. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credits scroll over a scene with the warden being pestered by his crazed cell-mate VCR See more »

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References Rocky (1976) See more »

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Buy it or sell it! Best of all, TRASH IT!
20 December 1998 | by emmSee all my reviews

Your hard life will never be complete without another stupid comedy movie from the late 80s that offers plenty of terrible nonsense. Michael Winslow didn't provide enough of the usual noises he was famous for in the POLICE ACADEMY series, which didn't matter at all. Everything else is substandard as always. Before investing interest in BUY & CELL, consider watching Comedy Central's lame-duck movies and decide for yourself.


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