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Clean Slate (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Mystery | 6 May 1994 (USA)
A private eye who suffers total amnesia every 24h is deeply entangled in a complicated murder/theft case.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Maurice L. Pogue
... Sarah Novak / Beth Holly
... John Dolby
... Rosenheim
... Cornell
... Dr. Doover
... Paula
... Hendrix
... Judy
... Shirley Pogue
... Bodyguard #1
... Bodyguard #2
... Stanley (as Tim Scott)
... Judge Block
... Mort
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Pogue is a private eye with a problem: every morning when he wakes up, he has total amnesia, waking up with a 'blank slate'. Since he is in the middle of a hot investigation and has a developing romance, this is less than convenient. Written by Reid Gagle

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It's a day he'll never forget... until tomorrow.

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Comedy | Mystery

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »

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6 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Trou de mémoire  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,503,192
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James Earl Jones and Olivia D'Abo both starred in the "Conan" films starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. See more »

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Pogue's dog, Baby, has an eye-patch over his right eye. It is stated that as a result, the dog has a depth perception problem. While this could be true, the problem manifests itself not as depth perception, but in moving towards things to the left of where they actually are. See more »

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Maurice L. Pogue: It's so nice seeing all your faces here: John and Susan and Mary and Fred and Ethel, Little Ricky
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WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT LOVE
Words and Music by Mack Gordon and Harry Revel
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Funny guy in a funny movie
2 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

Dana Carvey is an excellent comedian, and this movie makes good use of his many talents. "Clean Slate" is a situation comedy with a decent setup, but what makes the movie is Dana's interpretation of the confused guy who has to untangle a mess he doesn't know anything about. His facial expressions are hilarious, and his delivery perfect. This is one of my favorite movies. The movie it best compares to is "So I married an axe murderer" in the sense that it follows a funny guy and a fox as they try to untangle themselves from a series of embarrassing situations, all the while trying to solve the underlying mystery.


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