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The Nutt House (1992)

Two idential twins, separated since infancy, meet after 30 years causing a series of mistaken identity and crisis for all involved.

Directors:

Adam Rifkin, Scott Spiegel (uncredited)

Writers:

Sam Raimi (story) (as Alan Smithee Jr.), Scott Spiegel (story) (as Peter Perkinson) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Kearney ... Nathan Nutt / Philbert Nutt
Amy Yasbeck ... Diane Nutt
Robert Trebor ... Buddy
Robert Colbert ... Board Doctor
Sandra Gould ... Ma Belle
Captain Haggerty ... Frank
Barry Livingston ... Williams
Peter Lupus ... Musso
Robert Mandan ... Mr. Henderson
Emil Sitka ... Geeves
Stella Stevens ... Mrs. Robinson
Constance Towers ... Mrs. Henderson
Joseph Whipp Joseph Whipp ... Doctor Foster
Traci Lords ... Miss Tress
Catherine Bach ... Benefit Reporter
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Storyline

Idential twins Philbert and Nathan are too much of a burden on their mother so she separates them by sending Nathan, the "bad seed", to an insane asylum where he grows up with multi personalities while Philbert becomes a well-known senator. On one typical day, Nathan escapes from the asylum to find his long-lost brother and somehow ends up at Philbert's mansion and since they both look alike, they cause some outrageously silly mishaps in which Philbert's long-suffering wife Diane and his mistress/housekeeper Miss Tress are fooled by the deception. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Sometimes you feel like a nut... sometimes you are

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for farcical sex-related scenes | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1992 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Nutty Nut See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Released theatrically in Hong Kong, South Korea, Iceland, and Germany. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Habeas Corpus: The Making of 'Psycho Cop Returns' (2017) See more »

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KUNG FU FIGHTING
Written & Performed by Carl Douglas
Produced by BIDDU, courtesy of Castle Communications PLC
Published by Musk Verlag Oktavel Edition Carren
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Very artistic!!!!!
30 May 2006 | by Seth NelsonSee all my reviews

What are the odds that you will find a movie so random, so different, so interesting, and so unusual that it makes all other movies seem obsolete? "The Nutt House" is one of them! In fact, because of these descriptors, it's actually quite hard to tell whether or not this movie actually make sense to me at all. Most people feel like a rock or a boulder after watching this film, but I felt changed after seeing this. It's one of those movies that is actually worth laughing at. No other movie out there is more different or strange than "The Nutt House." As for you guys out there that don't like these kinds of movies, don't watch it. For the brave and the bold, go rent it!


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