F. Ross Johnson, the CEO of RJR Nabisco decides that the time is ripe to take over his own company and enlists American Express. This kicks off a tide of other firms swarming in to tender offers. The outline of the film follows the actual takeover of the RJR Nabisco empire in a tongue in cheek way.
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In the 80's Wall Street had fun at your expense. Now it's time for you to have the last laugh.
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Did You Know?
At the golf course, Ross mentions giving away free Gucci watches and Polaroids. James Garner
, who plays Ross, starred in Polaroid's TV commercials in the 70s and 80s. See more
The film is set in 1988, but a post-1991 Chevrolet Caprice taxi is visible during a street scene. See more
You want a little idea of what 20 billion dollars could get you these days? How bout you could retire one percent of our national debt. Or you could buy your own B-1 bomber - that would be a first on the block, right. And I guess if you were really a sport you could also buy each of the homeless as well as every single person on the planet a Big Mac, an order of fries and a Coke. You could buy 80 million vowels on 'Wheel of Fortune'. Or this would only be a start of course you could send Dan ...
Music by Geoff Levin
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