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Other People's Money (1991)

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A corporate raider buys up shares in an undervalued company and falls in love with the founder's son's lawyer/step daughter. Let the battle begin.

Director:

Norman Jewison

Writers:

Jerry Sterner (play), Alvin Sargent (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny DeVito ... Lawrence Garfield
Gregory Peck ... Andrew Jorgenson
Penelope Ann Miller ... Kate Sullivan
Piper Laurie ... Bea Sullivan
Dean Jones ... Bill Coles
R.D. Call ... Arthur
Mo Gaffney ... Harriet
Bette Henritze Bette Henritze ... Emma
Tom Aldredge ... Ozzie
Leila Kenzle ... Marcia
Cullen O. Johnson Cullen O. Johnson ... Gus
William De Acutis William De Acutis ... Pfeiffer
David Wells ... Granger
Stephanie White Stephanie White ... Angeli
Jeff Hayenga Jeff Hayenga ... Klein (as Jeffrey Hayenga)
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Storyline

A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and enjoys the thrust and parry of legal manoeuvring as he tries to win her heart. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Taglines:

Conozca a "Larry el Liquidador". Arrogante. Codicioso. Egocéntrico. Despiadado. Aún así se da a querer. (Mexico) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

18 October 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Riqueza ajena See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,012,332, 20 October 1991

Gross USA:

$25,682,090

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,682,090
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Film was dedicated to actor William De Acutis who died before its release. See more »

Goofs

When Kate first looks at the newspaper with Larry's full-page ad, there is a cigarette in her hand. In the next shot, the cigarette is gone. See more »

Quotes

Andrew Jorgenson: Up here we don't plan the funeral until the body is dead.
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Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2014 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm in the Mood for Love
Written by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields
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Excellent!
3 August 2000 | by de_niro_2001See all my reviews

Everybody does well in this film. Danny De Vito plays the kind of character he normally plays. In fact, Larry the Liquidator is just a super rich Louie De Palma. Gregory Peck is his usual good upright self. The only other film I've seen Piper Laurie in is Carrie so it's something different to see her as a benign grandmotherly type. However, Penelope Ann Miller was the main reason I watched. She's a gorgeous lass and the film would not have been what it was without her. I just love the scene where she goes into Danny De Vito's office and the camera starts at her shoes and goes all the way up to her beautiful face and Danny goes "wow". I agree with Danny that she has a nice laugh.


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