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Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)

PG | | Comedy | May 1990 (USA)
A kindly but thieving shopaholic tries to turn her mistakes around, but does so by becoming a skilled computer hacker, something that could only get her into more trouble despite her goal to impress her beloved family.

Director:

Percy Adlon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marianne Sägebrecht ... Rosalie Greenspace
Brad Davis ... Ray 'Liebling' Greenspace
Judge Reinhold ... The Priest
Erika Blumberger Erika Blumberger ... Rosalie's Mother
Willy Harlander Willy Harlander ... Rosalie's Father
John Hawkes ... Schnucki Greenspace
Patricia Zehentmayr ... Barbara Greenspace
Courtney Kraus Courtney Kraus ... April
Alex Winter ... Schatzi Greenspace
Lisa Fitzhugh Lisa Fitzhugh ... Greenspace Twin
Lori Fitzhugh Lori Fitzhugh ... Greenspace Twin
David Denney David Denney ... Kindi Greenspace
Dina Chandel Dina Chandel ... Herzi Greenspace
Ed Geldart Ed Geldart ... Burt
John William Galt John William Galt ... Bank President
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Storyline

Rosalie loves to shop too much to let a little thing like no money stop her. When the local shopkeepers no longer take her bad checks or bad credit cards, she's reduced to stealing from one family member to buy presents for others. It's looking pretty bleak until her daughter pushes her into buying a 'guilt gift' of a PC, complete with modem. Master shopper becomes master hacker, and Rosalie is back on top. Written by BA Jacobson <pcfe2151@cybercom.net>

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Taglines:

When You're $100,000 In Debt, It's Your Problem. When You're $1,000,000 In Debt... It's The Bank's.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | West Germany

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

May 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rosalie va de compras See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$574,080
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Brad Davis was less than 10 years older than John Hawkes, who played his oldest son. Marianne Sägebrecht, who played Hawkes' mother, is only 14 years older than Hawkes. See more »

Connections

Follows Zuckerbaby (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Debts of Gratitude
Written by and composed Bob Telson
Performed by Shawn Colvin courtesy of Columbia Records
Copyright 1989 by Boodle Music
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Strange Movie yet Wonderful
5 August 2010 | by michaeld2986See all my reviews

I'm giving this movie an 8 out of 10 vote. Anyone who loves Brad Davis should really check out this movie. He did a wonderful job in his role of "Liebling the strange and quirky crop duster from Stuttgart, AR. The movie is a bit slow in parts and trying to understand Marianne Sagebrecht's heavy German accent is difficult at times. However, I see the direction that Percy Adlon was going when he directed. The film's light humor and plot makes for delightful viewing as long as the viewer understands this is an indie film shot with a small budget. It's definitely worth watching. I'm not sure of any networks running the movie on cable but I did manage to obtain a VHS version of the movie for a relatively low price.


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