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Nobody's Fool (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 7 November 1986 (USA)
Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts, she'd given away her baby ... See full summary »

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Evelyn Purcell

Writer:

Beth Henley
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosanna Arquette ... Cassie
Eric Roberts ... Riley
Mare Winningham ... Pat
Jim Youngs ... Billy
Louise Fletcher ... Pearl
Gwen Welles ... Shirley
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Kirk
Charlie Barnett Charlie Barnett ... Nick
J.J. Hardy ... Ralphy
William Steis William Steis ... Frank
Belita Moreno ... Jane
Lewis Arquette ... Mr. Fry
Ronnie Claire Edwards ... Bingo
Ann Hearn ... Linda
Scott Rosensweig Scott Rosensweig ... Winston
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Storyline

Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts, she'd given away her baby for adoption, and regrets it now. When a theater group from Los Angeles comes to the small town of Buckeye, she meets stage technician Riley. Discreetly he starts wooing her. She likes him very much, but still has feelings for her former boyfriend Billy, too. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Everybody loves somebody, somehow

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En annorlunda tjej See more »

Filming Locations:

Prescott, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$258,100, 9 November 1986

Gross USA:

$563,358

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$563,358
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Riley: I don't trow things out windows, I don't screw nurses on linolium floors anymore... Look, I like... What I am trying to say is. Do you want to go out with me?
Cassie: What? God! I don't know.
Riley: You don't know. Look I have done worser things then you will ever do.
Cassie: You have? Alright then.
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A decent movie filmed in my home town
9 June 2006 | by toomuchman68See all my reviews

This is one of the better movies made in my hometown of Prescott, Arizona. It was made my senior year of high school and one of my class mates had a part as an extra in it. Back in the eighties there were not many hispanics or blacks in Prescott so the lack of people of color was accurate for the time, it was very white for a long time. Also, there really were quite a few people who wore western style clothing. I am not a romantic comedy fan so I watched this movie only because it was made in my town. I actually enjoyed it even though there was no body count, I prefer horror movies. I was surprised how good this was after seeing the bad movies made locally at the time.


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