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The Toy (1982)

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Starring (View all)
Richard Pryor Richard Pryor
Jack Brown
Jackie Gleason Jackie Gleason
U.S. Bates
Ned Beatty Ned Beatty
Mr. Morehouse
Scott Schwartz Scott Schwartz
Eric Bates
Teresa Ganzel Teresa Ganzel
Fancy Bates
Tony King Tony King
Clifford


Written by
Francis Veber Francis Veber
(based on a film by)
Carol Sobieski Carol Sobieski
(screenplay by)


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An average movie

10 years, 1 month ago at Nov 28 9:22
To be honest, I had no idea what to expect from this flick but since it was directed by Richard Donner, I thought I should give it a try. First of all, to my surprise, I discovered it is actually a remake of a French movie ('Le jouet') from 1976. Obviously, I haven't seen the original version but this remake was not bad at all. Still, I keep hearing Richard Pryor was awesome and all but I still wa... read more
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Release date: 10 December 1982
UPC: 043396065420
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"Unemployed journalist Jack Brown is attempting to make ends meet as the night janitor in a ritzy department store owned by Louisiana millionaire U.S. Bates. On his annual visit to his father's store, Bates' pampered son, Eric, is told he can choose one item in the toy department. To everyone's horror, he chooses Jack. Paid handsomely to spend one week with the troublesome kid, Jack soon discovers the roots of Eric's bad behaviour. This is the Hollywood version of a French comedy that was made i"


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