A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and enjoys the thrust and parry of legal manoeuvring as he tries to win her heart.
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Meet Larry the Liquidator. Arrogant. Greedy. Self-centered. Ruthless. You gotta love the guy.
Did You Know?
The title of this movie is taken from a book written in 1914 by Louis Brandeis. In his book, Brandeis posited the fact that bankers and others who ran public companies were utilizing other people's money, and therefore owed those people fiduciary duties. In the late 1970s, a leasing company that proved to be one of the largest securities frauds to that point, used as its name "O.P.M.," standing for "other people's money. In this movie, the title embodies the same concerns about the fiduciary responsibilities of those who manage other people's money. See more
When the envelope of the results is first seen, it is being handed over to the woman as a pink envelope. When she is reading the results, the envelope is yellow. See more
Someday, we'll smarten up, change some laws, and put you OUT OF BUSINESS.
You can change all the laws you want. You can't stop the game. I'll still be here. I adapt.
I'm in the Mood for Love
Written by Jimmy McHugh
and Dorothy Fields See more