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Disorderlies (1987)

PG | | Comedy | 14 August 1987 (USA)
Three bumbling orderlies are hired to take care of an old rich man. Humorous mayhem follows.

Director:

Michael Schultz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Morales ... Markie
Darren Robinson ... Buffy
Damon Wimbley ... Kool
Anthony Geary ... Winslow Lowry
Tony Plana ... Miguel
Helen Reddy ... Happy Socialite
Lisa Kingston ... Dealer
Marco Rodríguez ... Luis Montana
Ralph Bellamy ... Albert Dennison
Jim Jackman Jim Jackman ... Orderly #1
Don Woodard Don Woodard ... Orderly #2
Charles Green ... Orderly #3
Joseph R. Sicari ... Nursing Home Owner
Jo Marie Payton ... Kool's Mother (as Jo Marie Payton-France)
Linda Hopkins ... Buffy's Mother
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Storyline

Winslow needs money now to pay off gambling debts. If only his rich uncle Albert would die. But his orderlies are very good. Maybe by hiring three of the worst orderlies around, he can speed things up. Fortunately for him, he finds Markie, Buffy, and Kool, who have just been fired from their last job. With them around, he should have the money real soon. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Lapping up luxury and rapping up a storm

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bolnicarji na kolesih See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,707,980, 16 August 1987

Gross USA:

$10,348,437

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,348,437
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Julie K. Smith is the skinny dipper who goes down the slide. See more »

Goofs

At one point the medicine machine goes off alerting the Fat Boys that it's time for Albert's medication. The time on it reads 8:15. Later that evening when Albert's in bed, the camera pans to a clock that reads just a few minutes after 8:00. See more »

Quotes

Kool: I don't wanna be where I'm not wanted.
Markie: You're always where you're not wanted.
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Connections

Featured in I Love the '80s Strikes Back (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby You're a Rich Man
Performed by The Fat Boys
Produced by Paul Gurvitz
The Fat Boys appear courtesy of Tin Pan Apple/Polydor Records
Written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon
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Disordelies-- A masterful film; the Fat Boys at their best
1 November 2005 | by kellybclaytonSee all my reviews

Not the #1 greatest movie I've ever seen, but certainly one of the best. It captures the true essence of rap music, with a mastery of cinematography, bringing us an American family classic. This one should truly with stand the tests of time. I'll have to admit when first faced with the decision to watch this movie I hesitated, but I then read the plot on back--finally a story line nobody's had the guts to attempt. Three orderlies ,(or disorderlies in this very hilarious case), are hired to take care of a cranky old rich man. I won't ruin all the twists and surprises.

I always thought of the Fat Boys as sub-par rappers, and probably terrible actors. Wrong about both. These guys are brilliant. They're the real pioneers of rappers acting,(Thank God for that).You're sure to watch this ground breaker dozens of times. You'll find yourself quoting some of the off the wall catch phrases, and you won't be able to quit singing their amazing version of the Beatles, "Baby Your a Rich Man."


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