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Written by Gloria Sklerov and Lenny Macaluso
Performed by Irene Cara
Produced by George Johnson and Irene Cara
Background Singers: Charlotte Crossley, Daryl Carpenter, David Lasley See more »
Good film for the 1980's
Prior reviews which stated the film as a series of skits strung together indicates a lack of appreciation for comedic films in the genre of farce. Without generating a spoiler, reference the film summary for the plot line. The cascade of thoughtful plots builds into the 'chase' by the mobsters who are owed. Genius.
Considering that this film did not follow the typical formula for the mid-1980's by casting the "brat packers" or saturating the musical score with music from the "chill generation," it has a stunning brilliance. It has enough toilet humor to fascinate the "American Pie"-crowd. And, the hapless characters are surely inspiration for such shows as 2.5 Men & Big Bang.
It's a classic comedy.
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