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L.A. Story (1991)
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Steve Martin Steve Martin
Harris K. Telemacher
Victoria Tennant Victoria Tennant
Sara McDowel
Richard E. Grant Richard E. Grant
Roland Mackey
Kevin Pollak Kevin Pollak
Frank Swan
Sam McMurray Sam McMurray
Morris Frost


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An average movie

8 years, 9 months ago at May 6 13:19
I wasn’t sure what to expect from this flick but since it was starring and written by Steve Martin, I thought I might as well check it out. Honestly, I keep watching the movies with Steve Martin but they always fail to really entertain me. For example, this movie is actually one of his better efforts but still I can't say I really enjoyed it. I guess I never really cared about the story or any ... read more

One of Carolco (now C2)'s cinematic gems

6 years, 10 months ago at Apr 14 16:43
Out of all of the movies that have Steve Martin play the lead character, L.A. Story is undoubtedly the best. Heck, he even wrote the movie, too!

L.A. Story is about the life of eccentric weatherman Harris K. Telemacher, who wants more in life. A mystical sign post (yes, really!) tells Harris that his life will change... for the better... and it does. After his ex leaves, Harris come... read more
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Harris Telemacher is the "Wacky Weather" presenter for a Los Angeles television station. He finds himself battling the insane conditions and people caused by the manic chaos that is Los Angeles. Striving to achieve happiness (or at least a date), he finds a helping hand from the last person he expected: the city of Los Angeles itself.
Release date: 8 February 1991
UPC: 012236119043
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