Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
A financier [Chevy Chase] meets a spurned lover [Demi Moore] and agrees to take her to a business meeting. On the way there, they run a stop sign in a tiny town in the middle of nowhere. They are arrested and taken to the local court. But all is not as it seems: the courthouse and the "prison" are a maze of zany booby- traps and deadly contraptions. The antics of the captured couple as they try to escape from the mad judge and his bizarre family make up the rest of this unusual film.Written by
Bertila Damas and Taylor Negron spent a lot of time with one another, during pre-production, rehearsing and building their characters together as they portrayed brother and sister in the film. In fact they actually wrote much of their own dialogue with Dan Aykroyd 's approval. See more »
In the beginning, Chris starts up his 1983-1984 BMW 733i. The camera pans around the interior of the car, showing the tachometer, center dash stack, and navigation screen. The car has a Panasonic CD player, which wasn't offered in that model, though it could be an after-market install. Later in the movie, Chris is asked to put in a tape, yet the car has no tape player. See more »
[as they leave a car and go into a building to a party]
20 minutes, hello, good-bye.
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This movie was great and enjoyable back in 1991 and still is so even today. There is just that something unique about the chemistry between comedians Dan Aykroyd, John Candy and Chevy Chase.
The story is about four upscale people whom are caught for traffic violations in Valkenvania and are brought for immediate sentencing before the eccentric judge Alvin Valkenheiser. And soon the day turns into a real nightmare.
While "Nothing But Trouble" is not the type of comedy that will split you open from excessive laughing, then there is just something Classic about the entire movie; be it the mood and absurdity of the story, the hilarious and outrageous characters, or the fact that Dan Aykroyd, John Candy and Chevy Chase were just a great combination, I do not know. But I do know that this movie is entertaining.
The movie does bear itself as watchable more than once. And if you are a fan of Dan Aykroyd, John Candy or Chevy Chase, then "Nothing But Trouble" is a must watch.
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