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Hot to Trot (1988)

Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Dinner

Writers:

Stephen Neigher (story), Hugo Gilbert (story) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Fred P. Chaney (as Bob Goldthwait)
Dabney Coleman ... Walter Sawyer
John Candy ... Don (voice)
Virginia Madsen ... Allison Rowe
Cindy Pickett ... Victoria Peyton
Jim Metzler ... Boyd Osborne
Tim Kazurinsky ... Leonard
Santos Morales Santos Morales ... Carlos
Barbara Whinnery ... Denise
Garry Kluger Garry Kluger ... Pomeroy
Mary Gross ... Ms. French
Liz Torres ... Bea
Jocko Marcellino Jocko Marcellino ... Marvin
Deanna Oliver Deanna Oliver ... Lorraine
Harry Caesar ... Gideon Cole
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Storyline

Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at the stock-market of Chicago. Written by Volker Boehm

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Taglines:

"When I talk, you're going to laugh yourself hoarse." See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Don, un cavallo per amico See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,206,218, 28 August 1988

Gross USA:

$6,436,211

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,436,211
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

After Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), Tim Burton was offered to direct, but declined. See more »

Quotes

Fred P. Chaney: Do you want a hamburger?
Don: No. Do you want a people-burger?
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Alternate Versions

The UK version is cut by 21 seconds. See more »

Connections

Referenced in DVD-R Hell: How Can I Tell If I'm Really in Love? (2011) See more »

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We're Off to See the Wizard
Written by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg
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still funny, still laughing...
11 September 2004 | by FOMORSee all my reviews

Just watched it again for about the third time. Yep, it's similar to Mr. Ed, but if you check your movie history, most of the movie releases are clones to what's been done; just a little twist here and there. Animal movies have proven themselves over and over again to be winners. This one's no different. If you're not an old-fart yet, you got at least one more hilarious flick to see. Thank God I'm open minded, not high-strung, nor hanging on too tight to appreciate this side-splitter. It's FUNNY!! Even if you don't get a laugh out of it, you'll at least get to watch Virginia Madsen strut her stuff. Relax with a drink and a snack, give it a look and laugh yourself light-headed!!!


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