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The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise (1995)

An aging easygoing private eye is hired to protect an actress whose latest movie is being boycotted by a group of religious fanatics.

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Jeannot Szwarc
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Garner ... Jim Rockford
Richard Romanus ... Vincent Penguinetti
Joe Santos ... Lt. Dennis Becker
Renée O'Connor ... Laura Sue Dean
Aharon Ipalé ... Branka
Reuven Bar-Yotam ... Milovan D'Sant
Eric Lutes ... Danny Barkley
Morton Downey Jr. ... Himself
Robert Desiderio ... Jerry Michaels
Stuart Margolin ... Angel Martin
Stuart Fratkin ... Jerry Jamison
Mark Davenport Mark Davenport ... Marty Martinson
Vince Melocchi ... Kyle Wendell
Bari K. Willerford Bari K. Willerford ... Zack
Joel McKinnon Miller ... Mackie
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An aging easygoing private eye is hired to protect an actress whose latest movie is being boycotted by a group of religious fanatics.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Rockford Files: Little Ezekial See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

These Rockford films are love letters to the series' many faithful viewers, and as such, there's many little nods to the series. This one starts it off in the very first scene. After the cable guy finishes installing Jim's cable, he says; 'call us, and will be here faster than you can say Geronimo...', which is a reference to the last episode of the series' first year; The Rockford Files: Roundabout (1975). When Jim wants the agents to rush in - atop Hoover Dam - and save him, he's supposed to yell, 'Geronimo'. Even though he repeatedly says it, in ever-more ridiculous ways, he's left hanging (BTW; they DO finally show up). See more »

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Follows The Rockford Files (1974) See more »

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An excellent story that perfectly recaptured classic Rockford Files.
11 June 2002 | by general-12See all my reviews

This movie was the most enjoyable Rockford Files By FAR. It beautifully featured the friendship between Angel and Jim.

This is a classic Angel Martin story that really explorers the depths of his scaming in a very humorous way. If you love the friction that so often played between Jim and Angel then this will be one Rockford Files story you cant beat. ENJOY.


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