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Man Trouble (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 17 July 1992 (USA)
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A sleazy but affable guard dog trainer is blackmailed to steal a manuscript for a tell-all book from one of his clients.

Director:

Bob Rafelson

Writer:

Carole Eastman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Nicholson ... Harry Bliss
Ellen Barkin ... Joan Spruance
Harry Dean Stanton ... Redmond Layls
Beverly D'Angelo ... Andy Ellerman
Michael McKean ... Eddy Revere
Saul Rubinek ... Laurence Moncrief
Viveka Davis ... June Huff
Veronica Cartwright ... Helen Dextra
David Clennon ... Lewie Duart
John Kapelos ... Detective Melvenos
Lauren Tom ... Adele Bliss
Paul Mazursky ... Lee MacGreevy
Gary Graham ... Butch Gable
Betty Carvalho Betty Carvalho ... Socorro
Mark J. Goodman Mark J. Goodman ... Talk Show Host
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Storyline

Eugene Earl Axline is a guard dog trainer who gets involved with one of his clients, Joan Spruance. Spruance's sister is a classic airhead, who is spilling all she knows about her gangster boyfriend. Written by John sacksteder <jsack@ka.net>

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She put her life in his hands. Unfortunately, his hands have a life of their own. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ela Nunca Se Nega See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$4,096,030
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jack Nicholson mainly agreed to make this film in an attempt to revive the careers of his old friends Bob Rafelson and Carole Eastman. Nicholson had worked successfully with the two on Five Easy Pieces (1970). See more »

Goofs

When Duke's owner takes him back, he decides to give Harry another German Shepherd Dog, but it's clearly the same dog, its fur has the same color pattern. Even though Duke gets into the SUV and the "other dog" gets out in the same shot, there must have been someone inside who slipped a different collar on it (notice how the owner pauses for a couple of seconds before he lets the other dog out) See more »

Quotes

Lewie Duart: Are you seeing anybody? Just tell me that.
[laughs]
Lewie Duart: What... C'mon, you're not the abstinent type!
Joan Spruance: Oh, please don't judge me by your scrotal excesses!
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EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE
Written by Sting
Magnetic Publishing/Regatta Music Ltd.
c/o Illegal Songs, Inc. (BMI)
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Not that bad...even good
19 December 2004 | by thermSee all my reviews

Well, I saw the movie last night and have to agree with Alex here. I think most people here expected more than just an entertaining movie. The humor is based on silly situations and conversations, and if you can't laugh about something just because it's so darn silly, you indeed won't like the humor in this movie. I can appreciate that humor from time to time, and yesterday was one of those times. I expected nothing much from this movie and it turned out good for me. And Nicholson plays it alright if you ask me (since some are of another opinion here). My opinion: a nice one for down the road, when you're out of options to do something and you just want to lay back and think about nothing...


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