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Quick Change (1990)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 13 July 1990 (USA)
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Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.

Writers:

Jay Cronley (book), Howard Franklin (screenplay)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Murray ... Grimm
Dale Grand Dale Grand ... Street Barker (as Dale Grand Esq.)
Bob Elliott ... Bank Guard
Geena Davis ... Phyllis
Randy Quaid ... Loomis
Kimberleigh Aarn Kimberleigh Aarn ... Bank Teller
Ron Ryan Ron Ryan ... Bank Customer
Brian McConnachie Brian McConnachie ... Bank Manager
Jack Gilpin ... Yuppie Hostage
Jordan Cael Jordan Cael ... Hostage
Rhe DeVille Rhe DeVille ... Hostage
Marya D. Dornya Marya D. Dornya ... Hostage
Barbara Flynn ... Hostage
Elizabeth A. Griffin Elizabeth A. Griffin ... Hostage
Connie Ivie Connie Ivie ... Hostage
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Storyline

When a man dressed as a clown enters a bank and tries to rob it, no one takes him seriously at start. But as this New Yorker pulls this daring robbery with the help of his friends, it looks like leaving the bank with all the stolen money is the easy part! All they have to do now is make it out of the city and to the airport. They have plenty of time, but its not that easy as they seem to get out of one problem only to fall into another. Will they make before the cops catch up with them? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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The bank robbery was easy. But getting out of New York was a nightmare.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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Trivia

Debut theatrical feature film as a producer for actor-comedian Bill Murray. This picture remains [to date, September 2013] the only ever cinema movie where Murray has acted as a producer. See more »

Goofs

Grimm shoots out the first camera from the left side of the camera yet we see the right side of the camera exposed after the gunshot. See more »

Quotes

Bank Guard: What the Hell kind of clown are you?
Grimm: The crying on the inside kind, I guess.
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Connections

References My Fair Lady (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

L-O-V-E
Written by Bert Kaempfert/Milt Farler
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
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User Reviews

 
Underrated Comedy Classic
26 June 2008 | by pmdawnSee all my reviews

This is one of the best comedies I've seen. Bill Murray not only stars but directs this one, and he should be damn proud of his accomplishment. This movie is a laugh-fest.

You won't regret watching this one. The three main players are all in their apex. Murray is fantastic as usual and Randy Quaid is hysterical. Tony Shalhoub has a small but VERY memorable part.

This is one of those rare, great, infinitely "quotable" movies. There's irony, sarcasm, slapstick, you can find all kinds of humor here, and even some suspense to keep things interesting. This is great to watch with friends, there are a couple of scenes that will almost certainly make you spit your soda.

You want to laugh, watch this. Definitely an underrated comedy classic.

9/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 July 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Quick Change See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,700,960, 15 July 1990

Gross USA:

$15,260,154

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,260,154
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Devoted Productions See more »
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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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