When an accident obliterates the British royal family and most of its branches, a desperate geneological search discovers the next king: Ralph, a sleazy American lounge singer. Can Ralph measure up to the job, even with the help of loyal aristocrat Willingham?
A great tragedy has befallen the royal family leaving only one heir to the throne...
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15 February 1991 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $8,327,550,
17 February 1991, Wide Release
Gross USA: $34,002,045
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $52,487,045
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
First top-billed starring role of
. On movie posters, the part was also Goodman's first sole name-above-the-title billing.
At the hot dog stand the top of a Tabasco bottle is seen above the napkin holder. Then it disappears and Ralph has to go to the counter and ask for the Tabasco.
Sir Cedric Willingham
It is far easier to whisper advice from cover than to risk its merit at the point of attack.
Duke of Earl
(as Eugene Dixon) and
John Goodman See more