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Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)

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Starring (View all)
Nick Nolte Nick Nolte
Jerry Baskin
Bette Midler Bette Midler
Barbara Whiteman
Richard Dreyfuss Richard Dreyfuss
Dave Whiteman
Little Richard Little Richard
Orvis Goodnight
Tracy Nelson Tracy Nelson
Jenny Whiteman
Evan Richards Evan Richards
Max Whiteman
Paul Mazursky Paul Mazursky
Sidney Waxman


Written by
Paul Mazursky Paul Mazursky
(screenplay)
Leon Capetanos Leon Capetanos
(screenplay)


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17 years, 5 months ago at Nov 22 17:56
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This was the first ever movie I had seen at a drive-in theater and I hadn't realized how funny it was until I recently saw it again. Richard Dreyfuss is great, but Nick Nolte is the man in this film. Honestly, I wish they would bring back the drive-in so I can relive all the 80s classics.
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A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool
Release date: 31 January 1986
UPC: 786936124972
Tags: Comedy (9), 1986 (4), Remake (3), 1980s (3), Family Interaction (2), 80s (1), Usa (1), California (1), Play (1), 80's (1), Pool (1), HQ (1), Thanksgiving (1), Touchstone Pictures (1), SnP (1), Streaming (1)
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